Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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November 21, 2012

Upperman Bees sting Cumberland County

CROSSVILLE — The Cumberland County High School basketball teams were stung by the Upperman Bees Tuesday night in Baxter, as the Lady Jets were beaten 41-37, while the Jets lost 82-43.

Upperman 41, CCHS 37: "We won tonight, except what the scoreboard said."

The Lady Bees built an 8-3 first-quarter lead, but a trey by Alli Hyder and a layup by Gina Dick triggered an 8-3 run to tie the score at 11-11; however, a jumper by Lindsey Hull gave the hosts a 13-11 advantage by quarter's end.

After a trey by Klandra Hull gave Upperman a 16-11 lead, the Lady Jets used a 5-0 run to tie the game at 16-16 with 5:32 left in the half. CCHS ended the half with a 6-4 spurt to take a 22-20 advantage.

CCHS was eight of 17 from the field with 11 turnovers, while Upperman was eight of 15 with eight turnovers.

Upperman took a 27-24 lead in the third quarter, but a trey by Sloane VanWinkle triggered a 7-2 run for a 31-29 lead by quarter's end.

CCHS led 33-29, before a Lady Bee 4-0 run to tie the game at 33-33; however, another VanWinkle trey gave the Lady Jets a 36-33 lead.

Kristen Hull's putback basket triggered an 8-1 run in the last 2:50 to take the victory.

CCHS was 14 of 32 from the field and four of nine from the charity stripe with 16 turnovers, while Upperman was 15 of 51 from the floor and six of 11 from the charity stripe with 18 turnovers.

Leading away for the Lady Jets were Sloane VanWinkle (11 points), Rebecca Teeple (two points, nine rebounds), Gina Dick (eight points, five rebounds, two assists, four steals), Kassidy Sommer (three rebounds, two assists), Alli Hyder (seven points, five rebounds, four steals), Makenzie Iles (nine points), Courtney Smith (one rebound) and Skylar VanWinkle (one rebound).

Upperman 82, CCHS 43: The Bees placed four players in double figures in route to their victory. Leading the way were Jared Case (18 points), Joseph Jones (13 points), Cody DeVillanueva (10 markers) and Dylan Hedgecoth (11 markers).

Leading CCHS were Austin Brown, Alex Dixon (one rebound, two steals), Jon Elmore, Tayler Houston (six points, one rebound, one assist, two steals), J.J. Miller (two points, four rebounds, three steals), Brandon Moore, Cameron O'Rourke (three points, two rebounds, one assist, one steal), Logan Parsons (16 points, four rebounds, three steals), Diego Poore (two points), Dylan Qualls (11 points, six rebounds, one steal), Cade Smith (seven points, four rebounds, one assis), Brian Young, Tanner Christopher (one steal) and Ty Tabor.

CCHS started the game with a 7-4 run, but a basket by Case triggered an 11-0 run to give the Bees a 17-7 advantage late in the first quarter. Houston scored the last two buckets of quarter for the Jets to slice the lead to 17-11.

Upperman was eight of 15 from the floor in the second quarter to outscored CCHS 18-13 to take a 35-24 lead at the break. David Eldridge and Johnson each had six points for the Bees, who finished the half hitting 15 of 26 from the field with 12 turnovers.

CCHS was 10 of 28 from the field with 10 turnovers.

The Bees swarmed the Jets with an 11-0 run to take a 48-25 lead. A Qualls bucket stopped the swarm, but the Bees would finish the quarter with a 16-7 run to swell the lead to 64-34 by quarter's end.

Parsons had five points for the Jets, who were four of 13 from the field with five turnovers.

Upperman outscored CCHS 18-9 in the final quarter to take the victory.

CCHS was 18 of 55 from the field with 17 turnovers, while Upperman was 34 of 51 from the floor with 20 turnovers.

Nov. 17 games.

CCHS 83, Livingston 66: Leading scorers were Cade Smith (22 points, two rebounds, two seals); Logan Parsons (12 points, six rebounds, three assists), Tayler Houston (16 markers, two rebounds, one steal, four assists), Dylan Qyalls (10 points, four rebounds, two steals, four assists), Diego Poore (nine points, one rebound, two steals, two assists), J. J. Miller (four points, six rebounds, one steal, five assists), Cameron O'Rourke (four points, four rebounds, three steals), Bryan Young (one rebound), Ty Tabor and Tanner Christopher (three points).

CCHS 76, Smith County 42: Leading scorers were Tayler Houston (23 points, three rebounds); Dylan Qualls (seven points, six rebounds, four steals, two assists), Logan Parsons (six points, seven rebounds), Diego Poore (four points, five rebounds, three assists), J. J. Miller (four points, four rebounds, two steals, one assist), Brandon Moore (seven points, five rebounds, one steal), Tanner Christopher (eight points, one rebound, three steals, one assist), Austin Brown (eight points, two steals), Ty Tabor (two points, five rebounds), Cade Smith (two points, two rebounds, one assist), Cameron O'Rourke (four rebounds), Brian Young (two points, two rebounds, two assists), David Elliott (one rebound, one assist), Jonathan Elmore (two points, one rebound, two steals, one assist) and Alex Dixon (one point, one rebound, one steal and one assist).

Livingston 66, Lady Jets 46: Leading scorers for the Lady Jets were Sloane VanWinkle (10 points), Rebekah Teeple (four points), Gina Dick (15 points), Kassidy Sommer (four points), Makenzie Iles (seven points), Courtney Smith (four points), Skylar VanWinkle (two points).

Gina Dick was seven of nine from the field and had seven rebounds.

Smith County 63, Lady Jets 43: Leading scorers were Sloane VanWinkle (11 points), Rebekah Teeple (five points), Gina Dick (five points), Kassidy Sommer (five points), Makenzie Iles (five points), Alli Hyder (seven points) and Kelsie Eldridge (five points).

Leading rebounders were Kassidy Sommer (seven) and Courtney Smith (eight).

Schedule: The Lady Jets will play Cleveland Friday at 6 p.m. in the Murmaid Mattress Classic at Cleveland High School and Chattanooga Baylor at 11 a.m. Saturday. The Jets are off for the holidays.

CCHS will travel to Clarkrange on Nov. 30.


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