Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Area Sports

January 10, 2013

SMHS splits district games at CAK Tuesday

CROSSVILLE — The Stone Memorial basketball teams traveled to Knox County Tuesday night to face Christian Academy of Knoxville (CAK) and returned home with a split in the District 4AA battle. The Panthers  defeated the Warriors 54-45, while the Lady Warriors beat the Lady Panthers 73-40.

SMHS 54, CAK 45: "It was a hard fought win tonight," said Panther coach Neil Capps, after his team improved to 10-7 overall and 2-0 in the district.

The Panthers are tied with Alcoa for first place in the district at 2-0, followed by CAK (1-1), Kingston (1-1), Loudon (0-2) and Scott County (0-2).

"We rebounded wello and played solid defense. Any road district win is a good win," Capps added.

The Panthers led 18-7 after one quarter, but the Warriors outscored the Panthers 18-8 in the second quarter to slice the lead to 26-25 at the break. SMHS outscored CAK 28-20 in the second half to take the victory.

Scoring leaders for the Panthers were Gage Spence (two points), Brock Rowan (12 points with two three-pointers), Tyler Yoder (10 points), Brandon Thomas (two points), Mitch Ball (two points), Justin Simmons (20 points with three treys) and Luke Matthews (six points).

CAK 73, SMHS 40: The Lady Warriors placed three players in double figures in route to the victory. Anna Hamaker pumped in 30 points, including two three-point baskets, to lead the Lady Warriors, followed by Kaycee Heitzman (21 points with two treys) and Tayler Dodson (10 points).

Faith Van Ruden led SMHS with 11 points, three rebounds, one assist and three steals. Rounding out the scoring were Tiffany Cokkinias (two points, four rebounds, four assists, two steals), Jordan Thompson (three points, two rebounds, one assist), Emily Bryant (three points, one rebound), Jacki Livesay (nine points, one rebound, one steal); Kirsten Potter (four points, four rebounds), Kerigan Smith, Abby Griffin (two points, one assist, one steal), Bailey Rutledge, Courtney White (two points, four rebounds, one assist), Sidney Early (three rebounds), Mikayla Kington (four points, five rebounds), Riley Hunt and Lacey Melton.

The Lady Panthers were 14 of 53 from the field (26.4 percent), including eight of 27 from three-point range (29.6 percent) and four of four from the charity stripe with 32 turnovers, 27 rebounds, eight assists and 27 steals.

The Lady Warriors outscored SMHS 21-16 after one quarter and extended the lead to 45-24 at the half. After both teams scored 10 points in the third quarter, CAK finished the game with a 19-6 run for the final margin of victory.

The Lady Panthers are tied with Kingston for third place in the district at 1-1, behind CAK (2-0) and Alcoa (2-0). Loudon and Scott County are both 0-2.

(Tim Cokkinias supplied the Lady Panther statistics.)

Schedule: SMHS will host Alcoa tonight in the Play for the Cure game, beginning at 4:15 p.m. with the junior varsity game. The teams travel to Scott County on Tuesday.

1
Text Only
Area Sports
  • John Martin.jpg Burns’ single gives SMHS walk-off 4-3 win over Jets

    Wayne Burns' two-out, RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning gave the Stone Memorial Panther baseball team a 4-3 win over the CCHS Jets in District 6AAA action on Panther field Monday night.

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Few openings remain for Exchange Club tourney

    With a few days left, the Lake Tansi Exchange Club has very few openings for its  28th annual benefit golf tournament Saturday, at 1 p.m. at the Lake Tansi Golf Course. All paid entries must be received by 5 p.m. Thursday.

    April 22, 2014

  • Elementary golf teams post victories

    The Cumberland County elementary golf teams posted two more victories over the last few days.

    April 22, 2014

  • TAD Center hosts Pitch, Hit & Run competition

    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 22, 2014

  • Tori Kerley.jpg Lady Jets fall to Lady Cavs

    The Plateau Classic champion Lady Jets hosted District 6AAA foe Cookeville last Thursday night, but the Lady Cavaliers spoiled the party with a 8-1 victory.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lady Panthers go 3-3 for the week

    The Stone Memorial Lady Panthers finished last week with a 3-3 record, after playing in the Plateau Classic and playing district games with Rhea County and White County.

    April 21, 2014

  • Jets go 1-2 over spring break

    The CCHS Jet baseball went 1-2 over spring break to improve to 17-10 on the season, after losing to Greeneville 3-2 in eight innings last Thursday, beating Cocke County 7-1 last Friday and losing 10-4 to Knox Carter last Saturday.

    April 21, 2014

  • Track teams compete in Chattanooga Optimist meet

    The track and field teams from Cumberland County and Stone Memorial high schools competed in the Chattanooga Optimist Southeastern U.S. Invitiational Friday afternoon at Walker Valley High School.

    April 21, 2014

  • overall.jpg Clay Crushers host Server Shoot-on-the-Mountain

    The third annual Doug Server Shoot-On-The–Mountain was held April 5 at the Sportsman Club on Shorty Barnes Rd.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • OH GOOD GRIEF: Martin out as Vol hoop coach

    The University of Tennessee's beleaguered head basketball coach, Cuonzo Martin is gone. Martin resigned Tuesday to become the head coach at the University of California, which won the 2010 PAC-10 championship under retiring coach Mike Montgomery.

    April 17, 2014

Marketplace Marquee
Must Read
Section Teases
Seasonal Content
Parade
AP Video
SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 156, Search Gets Tougher Video Shows Possible Syrian Gas Attack Cubs Superfans Celebrate Wrigley's 100th Raw: Cattle Truck Overturns in Texas Admirers Flock to Dole During Kansas Homecoming Raw: Erupting Volcanoes in Guatemala and Peru Alibaba IPO Could Be Largest Ever for Tech Firm FBI Joining Probe of Suburban NY 'Swatting' Call U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

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