Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Area Sports

February 3, 2014

Jets fall to 4-4 in district after splitting games

CROSSVILLE — The CCHS Jets fell to 4-4 in District 6AAA, after splitting a pair of games over the weekend, losing to White County 81-46 and beating Rhea county 64-55.

The Jets are now fourth behind Cookeville (7-1), White County (6-2) and SMHS (5-2), and ahead of Warren County (1-6) and Rhea County (0-8).

White County 81, CCHS 46: The Warriors  took control of the game early, outscoring CCHS 22-10 in the first quarter, hitting seven of 13 from the field. CCHS was three of 12 from the field with two turnovers.

CCHS sliced the lead to 24-17 early in the second quarter on baskets by Diego Poore, Tanner Christopher and Logan Parsons, but the a layup by Cade Crossland helped the Warriors finish the quarter with a  14-7 run for a 38-24 lead at the break.

Parsons hit the first of two free throws with 7:46 left in the third quarter to slice the lead to 38-25, but the Warriors reeled off 12 unanswered points to take a 50-25 lead. Blake McLaughlin converted a layup to stop the bleeding, but a trey by Cole Vaughn started a 16-10 run to finish the stanza with a 66-37 lead.

White County wrapped the victory with a 15-9 fourth quarter for the victory. Austin Brown had nine points in the final quarter for the Jets.

Leading the Jets were Jordan Graham (two points, two rebounds, one assist, one steal), Poore (five points, two rebounds, two steals), David Elliott (three rebounds, one steal), Alexi Dixon (one rebound), Christopher (six points), Austin Brown (11 points, four rebounds), Nolan McLain (two rebounds), Cade Smith (three points), two rebounds), McLaughlin (two points, two rebounds), Parsons (10 points, four rebounds, one assist) and Ty Tabor (four points, seven rebounds)

CCHS 64, Rhea County 55: The Jets rallied from a seven-point second half deficit to post their ninth victory of the season.

CCHS opened the game with a 7-0 run, but the visitors sliced the gap to 9-6 with 4:32 remaining in the quarter. The Jets, behind Ty Tabor's four points, finished the quarter with an 8-5 run to take a 17-11 advantage.

The Jets were seven of 12 from the field with three turnovers, while the Golden Eagles were five of 14  with two turnovers.

Rhea County sliced the Jet lead to 19-18 with 4:43 left in the half, but Cade Smith's three-point play gave CCHS a 22-18 advantage, but the Golden Eagles finished the half with a 14-3 run to take a 32-25 lead at the break.

Rhea County was eight of 14 from the field and five of eight from the free throw line, while the Jets were five of nine from the field and three of four from the charity stripe, with three turnovers.

A Smith trey started the Jets' second half rally, as they outscored the Golden Eagles 17-4 in the third quarter for a 42-36 advantage. Tabor had seven points for the Jets, who were five of 10 from the field and five of eight from the charity stripe, while their defense held the Golden Eagles to two for 11 from the field. 

Parsons, Blake McLaughlin, Tabor and Alex Dixon controlled the boards in the quarter for the Jets.

The Jets swelled the lead to 54-39 midway through the final quarter, but the Golden Eagles outscored the Jets 16-10 to make the final score of 64-55. The visitors were six of 20 from the field including four of 12 from three-point range.

Leading the Jets were Diego Poore (seven points, three rebounds, six assists), David Elliott (five points, one rebound), Alex Dixon (seven points, four boards, one assist), Drew Vaden (one rebound), Tanner  Christopher (two rebounds), Tyler Daugherty (two assists), Smith (17 points, three rebounds, two assists, one steal), McLaughlin (two points, four rebounds, one assist), Parsons (13 points, nine rebounds, one assist, two steals) and Tabor (13 points, eight rebounds, one steal).

Schedule: The Jets have a three-game week — Tuesday at SMHS, Friday at White County and Saturday at home with Monterey for senior night.

1
Text Only
Area Sports
  • Jets shut out 7-0 by Cookeville Monday

    The Cookeville Cavaliers scored seven runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings to claim a 7-0 District 6AAA victory over the CCHS Jets Monday night in Cookeville.

    April 15, 2014

  • Panthers shut out Rhea County

    On a wet Monday afternoon, the Stone Memorial baseball team  hosted Rhea County in a District 6AAA match-up to claim a 10-0 win in the first game of the home-and-home series.

    April 15, 2014

  • SMHS track teams compete at Tennessee Relays

    The SMHS Lady Panthers had another stellar day while the Panthers hammered out a solid day in Knoxville in the Tennessee Relays over the weekend.. The Lady Panthers finished ninth out of the 57 scheduled teams to compete, while the boys took 32nd out of the 57.

    April 15, 2014

  • SMHS tennis team loses twice to Rhea County

    The Stone Memorial tennis teams lost their District 6AAA matches to Rhea County Monday afternoon. The boys lost 9-0, while the girls were beaten 7-2.

    April 15, 2014

  • CRYSA registration is going online

    Registration for CRYSA's Fall 2014 season can be done on online at www.tn-crysa.affinitysoccer.com.

    April 15, 2014

  • CRYSA summer camp scheduled for June 2-8

    The 10th Annual CRYSA SUMMER CAMP 2014 will take place June 2-6 at the Dr. Carl T. Duer Sr. Soccer Complex.

    April 15, 2014

  • TAD Center to host a free MLB pitch, hit, run contest

    The TAD Center will host a free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run competition sponsored by Scotts, for area youth May 3 at 9 a.m. at Garrison Park.

    April 15, 2014

  • Bailey Woods.jpg Lady Jets lose to White County

    The Cumberland County High School Lady Jet softball team was shut out 4-0 by the White County Warriottes in District 6AAA action Thursday night on Lady Jet field.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jets finish 1-2 last week to improve to 14-8

    The Cumberland County High School Jet baseball team completed last week with a 1-2 record to go to 14-8 on the season, after a 4-3 loss at Dekalb County last Thursday, an 11-7 setback to Walker Valley and an 8-3 win at Livingston Saturday.

    April 14, 2014

  • New SMHS girls coach.jpg SMHS proudly welcomes new girls basketball coach

    Stone Memorial High School has hired Greg Tipps as the new Lady Panther basketball coach, replacing John Walker who has resigned to accept an assistant basketball coaching position at Rhea County High School.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

Marketplace Marquee
Must Read
Section Teases
Seasonal Content
Parade
AP Video
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Weather Radar