Hampton 72, Sullivan Central 51 (boys)
The Bulldogs started the 2020-21 season on a roll.
Hampton jumped out to an 18-9 first-quarter lead and never looked back in a double-digit victory over the Cougars. The Bulldogs extended their lead to 14 points at the half and kept Central at bay throughout the second half.
Morgan Lyons had 14 points to lead the way, while Nate Wilson added 11 points. Conor Burleson and Isaiah McCoury had eight points apiece, while Garrett Vines and Conor Jones had six points apiece.
Science Hill 93, Unaka 38 (boys)
Unaka was unable to keep pace with a dynamic Hilltopper attack on Monday afternoon.
The Rangers kept within striking distance for most of the first half, but a Science Hill run took complete control of the game.
Will Sexton led Unaka with 14 points, while Landon Ramsey had eight points.
Elizabethton 57, David Crockett JV 17 (girls)
The Lady Cyclones took care of business at their first game of the Hardees Classic.
Elizabethton, who was originally slated to play Daniel Boone before the Lady Trailblazers had to cancel due to COVID-19, controlled from the opening tip.
Renna Lane had 15 points to lead the way for EHS, while Lina Lyon had 14 points. Morgan Headrick tallied 11 points in the win.
Carroll County 43, Cloudland 41 (girls)
The Lady ‘Landers dropped a heartbreaker in their season opener.
It was a back-and-forth battle throughout the game with Cloudland holding a 3-point lead at the end of the first and a 3-point advantage at the half.
Carroll County, however, took the lead in the third quarter and neither team could get separation in the final minutes.
Jasmine Birchfield had 15 points to lead Cloudland, while Gracie Freeman had 12 points. Heaven Caraway scored six points for the CHS cause.
Sullivan East 64, Hampton 32 (girls)
The Lady Bulldogs were unable to overcome a sluggish first half on Monday.
Hampton saw Sullivan East race to a 17-9 first-quarter lead and was never able to bounce back despite a hard-fought effort.
Destini Milhorn and Linsey Jenkins had nine points apiece for the Lady Bulldogs, while Madi McClain had five points.