Friday Round-up: Lady Rangers’ Upset Bid Falls on Buzzer Beater; Lady Cyclones take key Three Rivers Win



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North Greene 51, Unaka 50 (girls)
The Lady Rangers came up short in a heartbreaker on Friday night.

Unaka looked poise to upset North Greene, but the Lady Huskies saw Brooklyn Anderson hit a shot at the buzzer to lift NG to the win.

It was a tight battle throughout as neither team was able to get much separation.

The Lady Rangers had a huge game from Lyndie Ramsey – who finished with 29 points.

Elizabethton 59, Sullivan Central 36 (girls)
The Lady Cyclones avenged an earlier loss to the Lady Cougars in a big way.

After methodically building a 23-14 lead at the half, the Lady Cyclones outscored Central 18-5 in the third quarter to take full control.

Lina Lyon had 17 points to lead the way for EHS. Reena Lane and Morgan Headrick had 12 and 10 points, respectively.

Happy Valley 53, Johnson County 39 (girls)
The Lady Warriors hit the gas early and never looked back.

Happy Valley raced out to a 20-5 lead in the first quarter and then controlled the game the rest of way.

HV led 32-19 at the half.

Olivia Absher had 19 points to pace the Lady Warriors, while Kadie Bailey had 12 points.

Sullivan Central 64, Elizabethton 56 (boys)
The Cyclones were unable to hold off an upset-minded Cougar squad.

Elizabethton found themselves in an early hole as Sullivan Central jumped out to a 21-9 lead in the first quarter. EHS methodically trimmed into the lead and took a slim lead in the third quarter.

The Cougars, however, responded to take retake the lead and then held on to take the upset.

Jake Roberts and William Willocks had 12 points apiece. Nick Wilson and Seth Carter also added 11 points each.

Johnson County 61, Happy Valley 48 (boys)
The Warriors were unable to get back in the win column on Friday night.

HV had to battle from an early deficit as the Longhorns took a 20-11 lead after the first eight minutes and maintained a 31-20 lead at the break.

The Warriors continued to fight and slowly cut into the lead in the second half, but was unable to make a late run into striking distance.

Blake Young led HV with 20 points, while Andrew Clawson had 15 points.

North Greene 83, Unaka 63 (boys)
The Rangers were unable to defend homecourt against the District 1-A leader on Friday night.

The upset-minded Rangers were unable to keep pace with the Huskies on Stoney Creek.

Joseph Slagle had 21 points to lead Unaka. Will Sexton added 17 points, while Joe Blamo added 12 points to the Ranger cause.


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