Lady Warriors, Warriors fall to Sullivan East

Carter County Sports

Happy Valley was unable to keep pace on Tuesday night.

The Lady Warriors dropped a 60-47 decision to Sullivan East while the Warriors fell 88-39 to the Patriots.


In the girls’ game, HV was battling back from an early deficit.

Sullivan East opened the game on a 22-6 run, but HV closed the game back to 24-12 with some key shots. However, the Lady Warriors were unable to cut the deficit to single digits before the half.

Happy Valley opened the second half on a 6-0 run behind a pair of shots from Casey Campbell, but the Lady Patriots answered with a run of their own to take control of the game for good.

Oliver Absher led the way with 13 points, while Shalyn Whitson and Emma Blevins scored eight points apiece.

In the boy’s game, Sullivan East took control early.

The Patriots captured a 35-9 lead in the first eight minutes of the game. HV was able to slow down the East attack in the second quarter but was unable to cut into the deficit.

Alex Lunceford led Happy Valley with 17 points. Dylan Willis added 11 points.

 

 

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