Elizabethton picked up a pair of county victories on Monday night.
The Lady Cyclones captured a 61-29 victory over Happy Valley on Warrior Hill, while the Cyclones stormed to a 68-33 win over the Warriors.
In the girls’ game, Elizabethton jumped out early.
Olivia Holly hit back-to-back 3-pointers to propel EHS to a 6-0 lead that quickly turned into a 15-2 lead at the midpoint of the quarter with Kenzie Ramey providing the lone HV bucket.
Lina Lyon added a pair of buckets for the Lady Cyclones and Holly Moore capped the quarter with a bucket as the Orange and Black had a 19-7 lead after a quarter of play.
After Renna Lane knocked down a 3-pointer to open the second quarter, Ramey hit back-to-back shots to spark a 7-2 HV run to close the gap to 10.
Elizabethton, however, answers as Lyon kicked off an 8-3 advantage to take a 32-18 lead at the half.
The teams traded shots to open the third quarter before the Lady Cyclones went on a 22-0 run to end the third and start of the fourth quarter to take a commanding lead and secure the win.
Lyon led all scorers with 19 points, while Holly had 17 points. Lane scored 14 points for the Lady Cyclones.
Ramey led HV with 14 points. Kadie Bailey and Moore had five points apiece.
In the boys’ game, Elizabethton took control early.
After James Murray opened the scoring with a bucket for HV, Elizabethton reeled off the next 13 points – including five straight points from Kaleb Hambrick.
Cole Deakins and Blake Garmon stopped the run with baskets for the Warriors, but EHS held a 17-6 lead after a quarter of play.
Nate Stephens opened the second-quarter scoring, and the Cyclones quickly extended their lead to 29-11 by the midpoint of the quarter and maintained a 45-15 lead at the half.
From there, Elizabethton maintained the advantage to secure the win.
Hambrick led all scorers with 19 points for Elizabethton. Stephens had 11 points, while Bryson Rollins had eight points. Jake Roberts and Mason Balls had seven points each.
Landon Babb had 10 points to lead HV, while Steven Perry and Deakins had five points apiece.
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