Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

December 19, 2013

Jets sweep Chattanooga Patriots

By Ed Greif
Sports editor

CROSSVILLE — The CCHS basketball teams traveled to the Scenic City Tuesday night and swept a pair of games from the Chattanooga Patriots, a home school team from the Southeast Tennessee area.

The Lady Jets defeated the Lady Patriots 78-15, while the Jets won 77-47.

Lady Jets 78, Lady Patriots 15: Coach Radhika Miller's team extended their winning streak to nine games to start the season, as 22 Lady Jets saw playing time.

CCHS led 25-2 after one quarter, stretched the lead to 51-4 at the break and finished the game with a 27-11 second half, as the TSSAA mercy rule went into effect.

Makenzie Iles led the way with 19 points, four assists, one steal and 10 rebounds, while Destiny Carlton added 13 markers, two assists and seven steals.

Rounding out the statistical leaders were Lindsey Norrod (two points, one rebound, one steal), Bekah Capps (four points, one rebound), Gina Dick (six points, one assist, two rebounds, four steals), Alli Hyder (six points, four assists, three steals), Hannah Brown (two points, two rebounds), Victoria Lee (two points, one assist, three rebounds, four steals), Madison McLaughlin (four points, one rebound, three steals), Sydney Clark (two points, one assist, one rebound, three steals), Skylar VanWinkle (three points, one rebound), Rebekah Teeple (five points, two assists, four rebounds, four steals), Klaire Varney (one rebound), Kelsie Eldridge (three points, four rebounds, three steals), Kali Turbett (one rebound), Emily Pugh (two points, two rebounds, one steal), Bailey Davis (three points, one assist), Matti Hinch (two rebounds, one steal) and Courtney Smith (two points, three rebounds). Lexi Lee and Bethany Dyer also played.

The Lady Jets were 32 of 63 from the field and 10 of 14 from the free throw line with  17 assists, 30 rebounds, 44 steals and 11 turnovers, while the Lady Patriots were one of seven from the field and four of five from the free throw line with 10 rebounds  and 54 turnovers.

Jets 77, Patriots 47: The Jets improved their record to 4-5 with their 30-point victory over the Patriots Tuesday evening.

CCHS led 21-4 after the first quarter, stretched the lead to 35-22 at the break and outscored the Patriots 42-25 in the second half for the victory.

All 14 Jets who saw action contributed to the victory for coaches Will Foster, Blaine Moore and Scott Davis.

Leading the way for the Jets were Logan Parsons (nine points, 12 rebounds, three steals, three assists), Blake McLaughlin (19 points, five rebounds, four steals), Diego Poore (eight points, two rebounds, one steal, four assists), Cade Smith (six points, six rebounds, two steals, three assists), Ty Tabor (10 points, four rebounds, one steal), Drew Vaden (10 points, two rebounds, one steal, two assists), Jordan Graham (two points, three rebounds, four assists, three steals), Tyler Daugherty (five points, three rebounds, one steal), Alex Dixon (two rebounds, two steals, three assists), David Elliott (two points, one rebound, four steals, two assists), Nolan McLain (two points, two rebounds, one assist), Austin Brown (two points, two rebounds, two steals, one assist), Brandon Myers (two points) and Tanner Christopher.

CCHS was 30 of 70 from the field and 17 of 29 from the free throw line with 44 rebounds, 25 steals and 22 assists.

Schedule: After hosting Hardin Valley in the annual Pink Out game Thursday night. 

The Hardin Valley boys were 7-2 overall and 4-0 in District 4AAA going into Monday's game at Austin-East, while the Hardin Valley girls were 4-5 overall and 1-3 in the district.

CCHS will travel in different directions for the weekend. The Lady Jets will play in the Wildcat Classic Friday and Saturday in Lawrenceburg, tackling Lawrence County tonight at 8 and Collinwood Saturday at 3 p.m.

The Jets will be playing three games in the Seahawk Classic in Hilton Head, SC, Saturday-Monday.