Friday Round-up: Hampton Sweeps UH; Lady Cyclones Move Past Unicoi



Hampton 65, University High 56
The Bulldogs overcame a slow start to remain undefeated in District 1-A play.

UH jumped out to a 20-11 lead, but Hampton used a second-quarter run to take the lead late in the second quarter.

The teams traded shots to end the half tied at 30-30.

The Bulldogs started clicking on all cylinders in the third and outscored UH 18-8 in the frame.

Hampton pushed the lead out to 19 points, and then held off a late UH charge.

Logan Whitehead had 21 points to pace Hampton. Cadon Buckles scored 11 points.

Michael Harrison and Conor Burleson had nine points apiece, while Morgan Lyons scored eight points.

Unicoi County 77, Elizabethton 63
The Cyclones were unable to overcome a strong Unicoi third quarter.

Elizabethton jumped out to a 20-13 lead in the first eight minutes before the Blue Devils trimmed the lead to one point at the half.

Unicoi took control in the third quarter by outscoring the Cyclones 25-8. Elizabethton continued to battle but was unable to mount a rally.

Jake Roberts had 23 points for the Cyclones. Bryce VanHuss added 12 points.

Elizabethton 72, Unicoi County 52
The Lady Cyclones methodically pulled away from Unicoi to take a road district win.

After the teams played to a 16-16 tie over the first eight minutes, Elizabethton took a six-point lead into the half in part to some sharp 3-point shooting.

The Lady Cyclones continued to have the momentum in the second half to leave no doubt.

Lina Lyon had 26 points to lead the way, while Renna Lane added 12 points. Olivia Holly and Marlee Mathena had 11 points apiece.

Hampton 57, University High 20
The Lady Bulldogs jumped out early and never looked back.

Hampton outscored the Lady Bucs 16-5 in the first quarter and pushed the advantage to 38-9 by the half.

From there, it was all Lady Bulldogs.

Linsey Jenkins had 17 points to lead the way, while Breanna Davis had 12 points.

Madi McClain and Macy Henry added eight and seven points, respectively.



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