Elizabethton 75, Morristown West 66
The Cyclones jumped out early to take a road win at Morristown West.
Elizabethton broke open a five-point lead by outscoring the Trojans 25-8 in the second quarter to take a 22-point lead at the break.
Morristown West slowly cut into the lead, but the Cyclones were able to outlast them for the win.
Bryson Rollins and Jake Roberts had 19 points apiece to pace Elizabethton. Kaleb Hambrick added 18 points.
University High 51, Happy Valley 39
The Warriors came up short on the road.
Happy Valley stayed within striking distance the entire game but was unable to pull ahead in the final minutes.
James Murray had 20 points to lead the way for Happy Valley. Dalton Grindstaff tossed in nine points, while
Landon Babb had seven points.
Hampton 86, Johnson County 68
Hampton slowly pulled away to take a win over Johnson County on Friday night.
After the Longhorns took a 17-16 lead after the first quarter, Hampton outscored JC 18-8 in the second quarter to take a 36-24 advantage at the half.
From there, the Bulldogs held Johnson County at bay to take the victory.
Michael Harrison finished with 28 points to lead the Bulldogs, while Conor Burleson had 15 points.
Cadon Buckles and Dalton Holtsclaw had 13 and nine points, respectively.
Zach Parson had 27 points to pace Johnson County.
Cloudland 52, Twin Springs (Va.) 50
The ‘Landers held on to win a thriller in Roan Maintain.
Cloudland held a 12-9 lead after eight minutes of play and pushed the advantage to 30-22 at the half.
After maintaining the advantage throughout the third quarter, Twin Springs made a late run to close the gap.
In the final seconds, Seth Birchfield drained a pair of free throws to push the Cloudland lead to five points. Twin Springs hit a 3-pointer on the other end, but Gage McKinney let time expire before inbounding to secure the win.
Caleb Sluder had 15 points to lead the way, while McKinney had 11 points. Chase Shell finished with 10 points.
Happy Valley 37, University High 13
The Lady Warriors pulled away in the second quarter to roll to a road win on Friday night.
After holding an 8-6 lead after a quarter of play, the Lady Warriors outscored UH 10-2 in the second quarter to take an 18-8 lead.
The Lady Warriors continued to have the momentum in the third quarter by blanking the Lady Bucs 8-0 in the third quarter.
From there, it was all HV.
Kadie Bailey had 20 points to lead Happy Valley. Scarlett Zeoli had eight points.
Cloudland 59, Twin Springs (Va.) 18
The Lady ‘Landers set the tone early and never looked back.
Cloudland outscored Twin Springs 21-5 in the opening quarter and then used a stingy defense to allow just six points in the second quarter to leave no doubt.
The Lady ‘Landers outscored the Lady Titans 28-7 in the second half.
Isabella Christman and Ella Benfield had 18 points apiece to lead the way, while Karah Fields tossed in 10 points.
Taylor Hicks added five points.
Hampton 67, Tennessee High 63
The Lady Bulldogs won a back-and-forth battle against the hosts of the Arby’s Ladies Holiday Hoops Tournament.
Hampton jumped out to a 16-10 lead after a quarter of play and maintained the six-point advantage at the half.
Tennessee High trimmed the advantage in the third quarter, but the Lady Bulldogs edged ahead in the final minutes to take the win.
Madi McClain had 22 points, while Macy Henry had 20 points. Piper Helle had 11 points.
Kendall Cross led Tennessee High with 27 points.