Month: February 2015

Cyclones storm past Grainger to advance

Tyler Nichols and the Cyclone set the tone early and often, and that tone carried them to a berth in the Region 1-AA Championship game. Elizabethton rolled to an 82-50 victory over Grainger in the Region 1-AA semifinals on Friday night at Sullivan East.  The win advanced Elizabethton to Saturday’s Region 1-AA title game as well as a berth in the sectional. Elizabethton rolled to a 20-13 lead at the end of the first quarter, and turned that into a 46-27 advantage at the half. The Cyclones turned up the defensive pressure in the second half by limiting Grainger...

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Lady Cyclones claim Region 1-AA title

The Lady Cyclones left no doubt who was the strongest team in Region 1-AA. Elizabethton pulled away early and never looked back as they rolled to a () victory over Grainger County on Friday night in the Region 1-AA Championship game at Sullivan East. The win secures the Lady Cyclones a home substate game on Monday night. After the teams traded points in the early going Elizabethton saw Kayla Marosites score five points and Megan Pietrowski add a bucket to help the Lady Cyclones get some breathing room. A Emily Kiser jumper sent Elizabethton into the second quarter with...

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Lady Bulldogs advance to Region 1-A title game

  The Lady Bulldogs secured their spot in the Region 1-A title game as well as in Monday’s sectional action with a 55-40 victory over North Greene on Friday night in the Region 1-A semifinals at Chuckey-Doak High School. “We kept them in the game,” Hampton Head Coach Bud Hazelwood said. “They are a good team and well-coached. James does a tremendous job. I haven’t slept much the past two or three days knowing we were going up against them. We shot the ball well, and played some pretty good defense tonight. We are lucky we scored enough points...

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Bulldogs roll into Region 1-A semifinals

Hampton tallied 23 assists and had five players hit double figures in an 87-45 TSSAA Region 1-A first round win over Northview Academy Thursday night in Carter County. The Bulldogs (25-7) meet North Greene on Saturday, Feb. 28, with a 5 p.m. tip-off in the regional semifinals at Chuckey-Doak High School. North Greene enters the contest after a 58-56 last-second victory over Hancock County on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The Huskies were in action but the ‘Dogs sat on the outside awaiting to play Northview Academy after a steak of wintry weather in northeast Tennessee. “You always worried about that,”...

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Cloudland sees season end against South Greene

The Lady ‘Landers kept battling until the end. Unfortunately, South Greene held strong. Cloudland dug themselves out of an early hole but came up short as they fell 57-46 to No. 6 South Greene in the Region 1-A semifinals at Chuckey-Doak High School on Friday night. South Greene controlled the opening minutes by jumping out to a 10-1 lead over the first four minutes. Peyton Johnson hit a tough shot inside, and Faith Russell added a basket to pull Cloudland within seven points with just under three minutes to play in the half. Kendall Mull scored the next eight...

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