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Boone girls stymie West in Region 1-AAA quarterfinals

From staff reports • Feb 23, 2019 at 3:47 AM

MORRISTOWN — The Daniel Boone girls basketball team held Morristown West to nine first-half points in a 33-30 win in the Region 1-AAA quarterfinals on Friday.

It was the second straight year the defending region champion Lady Trailblazers went on the road and defeated the Lady Trojans in the postseason. Boone will host Science Hill in the Region 1-AAA semifinals Monday at 7:30 p.m.

Madi Runnels led the way for Boone with 10 points in the low-scoring affair. Jaycee Jenkins scored eight, including a 6-for-9 effort from the free-throw line. Bayleigh Carmichel hit all four of her foul shots and ended with seven points.

Macey Hefner scored a dozen points to pace the Lady Trojans, who got six points each from Hannah Seals and Lexi Howard.

Sevier County 43, Cherokee 40

SEVIERVILLE — The Lady Chiefs missed a potential game-tying, 3-point attempt at the buzzer and fell to the Lady Bears in the Region 1-AAA quarterfinals.

Harper Russell led Cherokee with 22 points, followed by Hannah Collins and Mataylin Goins with six each.

Savannah Fox was Sevier County’s leader with 12 points.

Science Hill 70, Morristown East 46

JOHNSON CITY — The Lady Hilltoppers parlayed a 39-19 halftime lead into an easy win.

Jeila Greenlee was at the forefront of a balanced effort with 16 points. Also reaching double figures in scoring for the Lady ’Toppers were Erin Egerbrecht (12), Alasia Smith (11), Symantha Fugate (11) and freshman Nae Marion (10).

Keiandra Harper led East with 13 points. Sable Burnside added nine.


Grainger 74, Sullivan Central 43

RUTLEDGE — The Lady Grizzlies jumped out to a 25-8 lead at the end of one quarter and cruised past the Lady Cougars in the Region 1-AA quarterfinals.

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Isabelle Stratton led four Grainger players in double figures with 18 points. Lauren Longmire had 16, Tori Rutherford 12 and Matty Tanner 10.

Avery Leming and Abbey Crawford led Central with nine points each, followed by Rachel Robinette and Jaelyn West with eight apiece.

Elizabethton 49, Cumberland Gap 32

ELIZABETHTON — The Lady Cyclones won a Region 1-AA game for the first time since 2016 behind an 18-point effort by Kaylen Shell.

Kaitlin Bailey came through with 16 points and Morgan Headrick totaled 11.

Kylie Fultz came off the bench to score 10 points for the Lady Panthers.

South Greene 83, Unicoi County 66

GREENEVILLE — Braeyln Wykle hit five 3-pointers in a 21-point performance that helped carry the Lady Rebels into the Region 1-AA semifinals.

T.K. Franklin added 14 points and Ashlyn Reaves and Harlee Bailey each scored 11 for South Greene.

Caroline Podvin poured in 20 points for Unicoi County. Ashtan Vance tallied 15 and Allee Griffith had 11.


Cloudland 73, Hancock County 30

ROAN MOUNTAIN — Gracie Freeman and Trinity Vines each scored 16 points in the Lady Highlanders’ Region 1-A quarterfinal rout of the Lady Indians.

Jasmine Birchfield had nine points and nine rebounds, and her sister Kenzie matched her point total.

Karlie Bowlin had a team-best nine points for Hancock County.

Cosby 46, Hampton 30

COSBY — Held to nine points in the first half, the Lady Bulldogs dropped out of the postseason with the Region 1-A quarterfinal loss.

Stephanie Campbell finished as Hampton’s leader with eight points.

Megan Miller had 12 points to pace Cosby, which also got double-digit scoring from Leia Groat (11 points) and Braly McGaha (10).

Greenback 49, Unaka 43

GREENBACK — Unaka’s Myah Parlier dominated the inside with 29 points, but the Lady Rangers came up short against the Lady Cherokees in their Region 1-A quarterfinal.

Kierra Bishop paced Greenback with 14 points. Anna Morris had 10.

North Greene 59, Washburn 26

BAILEYTON — Kirsten Hensley scored 11 points and the Lady Huskies rolled into the Region 1-A semifinals.

Breezy Savage, fresh off winning District 1-A MVP honors, accounted for nine points and Haleigh Bernard ended with eight.

Tori Coffman accounted for 14 of the Lady Pirates’ 26 points.


Cedar View 54, Victory Baptist 42

PLEASANT VIEW — Behind a huge double-double from Brooklyn Derrick, Cedar View Christian advanced to Saturday’s TACS title game against Fairview Christian. Tipoff is set for 11 a.m. in Springfield.

Derrick finished with 21 points and 23 rebounds. Macie Salyers also had a double-double of 10 points and 23 boards, and Jenny Droak added 11 points.

Ashley Prater led Victory Baptist with 16 points and Emma Hill contributed 12.



Cedar View 64, Victory Baptist 55

PLEASANT VIEW — Isaac Strickland’s 27 points powered Cedar View Christian into the finals of the TACS state tournament.

Nick Rose chipped in 12 for the Seahawks.

Michael Ealy scored a team-high 19 points for Victory Baptist.

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