Jeila Greenlee finished with 23 points, six assists and five steals to lead Science Hill past Dobyns-Bennett 59-37 on Monday night in the District 1-AAA girls basketball final.
The fifth-seeded Lady Cyclones handled the second-seeded Lady Rebels 56-42 on Monday to earn the District 1-AA championship.
The Sullivan Central Lady Cougars claimed victory in the third-place game of the District 1-AA basketball tournament on Monday with their hard-fought 62-59 win over Unicoi County in Elizabethton.
Thomas Walker’s boys and Twin Springs’ girls both fell just short of advancing to regional quarterfinal play Monday, the Pioneers dropping an overtime decision at Twin Valley and the Lady Titans losing at Council on a made free throw.
Top-seeded Science Hill added the District 1-AAA girls basketball tournament championship to its regular-season title with Monday's 59-37 victory over Dobyns-Bennett at Bobby Snyder Gymnasium in Gray.
The Elizabethton Lady Cyclones continued their late-season surge by defeating Sullivan South 56-42 on Monday in the championship game of the District 1-AA basketball tournament at Happy Valley.
Duke earned 58 of 64 first-place votes to climb one spot and replace Tennessee, which had spent four weeks at No. 1 but fell to fifth after Saturday's loss at Kentucky.
Saturday night’s District 1-AA basketball tournament semifinals featured a little big-dog hunting, and the Sullivan South boys and Elizabethton girls both caught their prey.
Dobyns-Bennett sprinted out of the blocks in a 77-47 District 1-AAA semifinal win over Daniel Boone on Saturday that carried the Indians into a championship clash with Science Hill.
Wise Central never trailed on its way to a dominating win over Abingdon in Saturday’s Mountain 7 girls tournament championship game in Norton.
The boys of Sullivan South and Elizabethton advanced to the finals of the District 1-AA tournament with wins on Saturday at Happy Valley, while the Lady Cyclones knocked off top-seeded Sullivan Central in the girls' semifinal round. The Rebels
PJ Washington scored 23 points, Keldon Johnson added 19 and Kentucky beat Tennessee 86-69 Saturday night to end the Vols’ school-record, 19-game winning streak.
Thanks in part to the rip-net shooting of Alex Harris, the Sullivan South girls dominated Unicoi County 71-54 in Saturday’s District 1-AA semifinals.
The teams that met in the 2010 Atlantic Sun Conference tournament title game once had a heated rivalry, but it’s been all Bucs since Steve Forbes took over as ETSU’s coach four years ago.
Sullivan South and Unicoi County picked up wins Friday in the District 1-AA boys basketball tournament at Happy Valley. The Rebels fought off Sullivan Central 51-46 and the Blue Devils topped Sullivan East 70-53.