Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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January 21, 2013

Yoder scores 23 points in Panthers’ win over Jets

CROSSVILLE — The Cumberland County High School basketball teams split a pair of games with Stone Memorial Saturday night in the SMHS gym. Coach Neil Capps'  Panthers defeated Coach Will Foster's Jets 69-35, while the Lady Jets defeated the Lady Panthers 64-52, after the Lady Panther junior varsity won a 52-50 thriller.

SMHS 69, CCHS 35: Tyler Yoder paced the Panthers with 23 points, followed by Justin Simmons (15 points), Gage Spence (seven points), Brock Rowan (eight points), Taylor Orme (two points), Brad Smith, Frank Heimeir, Brandon Thomas, Mitch Ball (seven points), Luke Matthews (three points), Parker Hill and Collin Russell (four points).

Leading the way for the Jets were Jon Elmore, Diego Poore (six points, two rebounds), Brian Young, Dylan Qualls (seven points, six rebounds, one steal), Tanner Christopher, Austin Brown (two assists), Alex Dixon, Tayler Houston (five points, four rebounds, one steal), Cade Smith (eight points, one rebound), Brandon Myers, Logan Parsons (nine points), Cameron O'Rourke (one rebound) and Ty Tabor (one rebound, one steal).

The Panthers opened the game with an 8-0 run, before Parsons canned a trey to put the Jets on the scoreboard. Yoder buried three free throws to finish the quarter with an 11-2 run for a 19-5 lead.

SMHS was six of nine from the field and three of three from the charity stripe with three turnovers, while CCHS was two of 15 from the field with one turnover.

The Jets sliced the Panther lead to 22-20 on a Houston trey with under three minutes left in the half, but SMHS finished the half with a 5-2 run to make the score 27-22 at the break.

CCHS was six of 12 from the field with two turnovers, while SMHS was three of 11 from the field and one of one from the charity stripe.

Yoder scored 12 third-quarter points, and Rowan added five to help the Panthers outscore CCHS 25-7 for a 52-29 lead. SMHS was nine of 10 from the field and seven of seven from the charity stripe, while CCHS was three of 16 and one from one from the charity stripe.

The Panthers finished the game with a 17-6 fourth quarter, hitting four of five from the field and hitting nine of nine from the free line to finish the game hitting 25 of 37 from the field and 25 of 25 from the free throw line.

CCHS had another poor night shooting from the field (13 of 55) and was three of three from the free throw line.

CCHS 64, SMHS 52: Gina Dick poured in 31 points, including 22 of 25 from the field line with eight rebounds, five assists and two steals to lead the Lady Jets. Rounding out the scoring were Maddi Potter (one rebound), Alli Hyder (four points, five rebounds, one steal), Sloane VanWinkle (two points, two rebounds, one assist), Victoria Lee, Skylar VanWinkle (eight points, three rebounds), Rebekah Teeple (seven points, eight rebounds, one assist, three steals), Kelsey Eldridge, Kassidy Sommer (six points, one rebound, one steal) and Courtney Smith (eight points, seven rebounds).

Dick's 22 free throws made broke Jessica Beaty Capp's mark of 14 against Knox Karns in 1992-'93 and the 31 attempts broke Heather Dykes' 16 attemps against Warren County during the 1995-'96 season. The 37 free throws broke the mark of 26 set against Rockwood in 1978-'79.

Leading the Lady Panthers were Tiffany Cokkinias (seven points), Jordan Thompson, Emily Bryant (two points), Jacki Livesay (eight points), Kristen Potter, Faith Van Ruden (12 points), Abby Griffin (12 points), Courtney White, Sydney Early and Mikayla Kington (11 points).

The game was marred with 63 personal fouls - 30 fouls on CCHS and 33 fouls on SMHS, with CCHS hitting 37 of 47 free throws and SMHS hitting 21 of 29. This was figured into the outcome of the game.

The Lady Jets were 13 of 29 from the field with 34 rebounds, seven assists and seven steals.

The first quarter saw four lead changes and three ties with the Lady Panthers taking a 10-8 advantage. SMHS was four of 17 from the field and two of two from the charity stripe with four turnovers, while CCHS was two of seven from the fioor and four of four from the charity stripe with 11 turnovers.

Dick had 12 points for  the Lady Jets, who hit 14 of 20 free throws in the second quarter and was four of nine from the field to outsore SMHS 24-17.

The Lady Panthers were three of 12 from the field and 10 of 13 from the charity stripe. Cokkinias was five of six from the free throw line, while Livesay was four of four.

Dick and Skylar VanWinkle each had five third-quarter points for the Lady Jets, who outscored the Lady Panthers 18-10 for a 50-37 advanage. CCHS was three of five from the charity stripe, while SMHS was two of four.

Griffin buried two of her three-point baskets for the Lady Panthers, while Kington had four points.

SMHS finished the game with a 15-14 fourth quarter for the final margin of 64-52. The Lady Panthers were seven of eight from the charity stripe, while Dick hit 12 of 14 free throws in the fourth quarter for the Lady Jets. Smith was two for two.

SMHS 52, CCHS 50: Abby Griffin's layup with 1.6 seconds left in the game gave the Lady Panther junior varsity two-point victory, after Lady Jet Victoria Lee converted two free throws with 9.2 seconds remaining to tie the game at 50-50.

SMHS led 14-6 after one quarter, but the Lady Jets battled back to outscore the hosts 17-6 to slice the lead to 30-23 at the break. The Lady Jets outscored SMSH 27-22 in the second half.

Leading the Lady Panthers were Kerigan Smith (two points), Lacey Melton (11 points), Abby Griffin (10 points), Bailey Rutledge (12 points), Jenna Beaty (four points), Jacie Beaty (six points) and Riley Hunt (seven poiints).

The leading scorers for the Lady Jets were Skylar VanWinkle (eight points), Kelsie Eldridge (10 points), Victoria Lee (eight points), Maddi Potter (seven points), Bailey Davis (two points), Madi McLaughlin (four points), Jenna Morton (two points), Sydney Brewer (nine points) and Camie Threet.

Schedule: CCHS will travel to York Tuesday night and to Cookeville Friday for a District 6AAA contest, while the Panthers return to District 4AA play Tuesday at Loudon and a home game with CAK on Thursday. No make-up date has been announced for the Kingston at SMHS game.

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