Cyclones, Lady Cyclones pick up wins at South



It took a big fourth quarter, but Elizabethton finally took control over Sullivan South.

The Cyclones picked up a 55-41 Three Rivers Conference victory over the Rebels, while the Elizabethton girls ran to a 71-42 win over the Lady Rebels.

The Cyclones found themselves in an early hole in the early going as South maintained a 15-10 lead at the end of the first quarter.

Michael Robinson and Adam Cornett hit shots to open the second quarter to push Elizabethton into the lead. However, the teams traded points as the Rebels held 27-26 advantage at the half.

Neither team was able to get separation in the third quarter. Elizabethton took a 41-39 lead after Hayden Townsend and Robinson hit back-to-back shots to end the quarter.

From there, EHS turned up the heat as the Cyclones limited South to just two points over the final eight minutes.

Robinson had 16 points to lead all scorers, while Cornett tallied 13 points. Alex Norwood had 10 points. Townsend added nine points.

The Lady Cyclones were able to cruise past the Lady Rebels.

EHS jumped out to a 16-0 lead before South added a pair of free throws late in the quarter. That paved the way for the Lady Cyclones to take a 21-5 advantage into the second quarter and maintained a 46-18 lead at the half.

From there, it was all Elizabethton.

Kaylen Shell and Brittany Campbell had 13 points apiece, while Autumn Lyon had nine points. Destiny Little scored seven points in the game.


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