Tuesday Round-up: Cyclones Take Three Rivers Win; Cloudland Splits at Providence

Carter County Sports

Elizabethton 72, Johnson County 55 (boys)
The Cyclones roared to life in the second quarter and never looked back.

After trailing 17-13 after eight minutes of play, the Cyclones outscored the Longhorns 25-11 in the second stanza. Elizabethton left no doubt in the third quarter by extending their lead.

Dalton Mitchell and William Willocks had 18 points to lead Elizabethton. Nicholas Wilson added 14 points for the Cyclone cause.

Jackson Earnhardt had 21 points to pace the Longhorns.

Providence 67, Cloudland 28 (boys)
The ‘Landers were unable to keep pace with a fast-paced offensive attack from the Knights.

Cloudland fell behind 18-5 in the first quarter but was able to settle down in the second. However, CHS was unable to make a run in the second half.

Caleb Sluder had nine points, while Bentley Gilbert and Elijah Blair had eight points apiece.

Sullivan Central 64, Happy Valley 44 (boys)
The Warriors came up short in a Three Rivers clash on Tuesday night.

The Cougars jumped out to a 19-4 lead in the first quarter and never looked back. The Warriors continued to battle but were unable to cut into the lead.

Landon Babb and Blake Young had 12 points apiece, while Alex Lunceford had 10 points.

Cloudland 45, Providence Academy 16 (girls)
The Lady ‘Landers used a strong defensive attack to roll to a non-conference win on Tuesday.

Cloudland raced out to an 11-2 first-quarter lead. After the teams played even through the second quarter, the Lady ‘Landers outscored Providence 21-3 in the third quarter to leave no doubt.

Gracie Freeman had 17 points to lead the way, while Mandy Benfield added 15 points. Jasmine Birchfield tossed in nine points.

Sullivan Central 49, Happy Valley 20 (girls)
The Lady Warriors were unable to snag a Three Rivers win on Tuesday night.

Sullivan Central limited HV offensively throughout the night as they took a 32-9 lead into the half. Happy Valley continued to battle but was unable to get within striking distance.

Olivia Absher finished with 10 points.

Monday
South Greene 73, Hampton 70 (boys)
Hampton fell in a heartbreaker on Monday night on Rebel Hill.

The Bulldogs jumped out to a 20-15 lead in the first quarter and maintained a five-point advantage at the half.
South Greene, however, clawed back in the final quarter to slip by the Bulldogs.

Michael Harrison had 16 points to lead the Bulldogs, while Logan Whitehead 13 points. Conor Burleson and Morgan Lyons had 12 and 10 points, respectively.

 

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