Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

January 31, 2013

Lady Jets freshmen win district tournament


CROSSVILLE — The Cumberland County High School Lady Jet freshmen won the 2012-'13 district tournament on Jan. 26 at White County High School and concluded the regular season with a win at SMHS Monday night.

CCHS defeated White County 49-41 in the tournament semi-finals, behind Makenzie Iles' 19 points to advance to the championship game against Cookeville later in the evening, when they defeated the Lady Cavaliers 53-44.

Rounding out the scoring against White County were Skylar VanWinkle (two points), Alli Hyder (nine points), Courtney Smith (nine points), Maddi Potter (six points) and Madi McLaughlin four points).

In the championship game against Cookeville, Iles led the Lady Jets with 14 points, followed by Skylar VanWinkle (four points), Alli Hyder (four points), Victoria Lee (four points), Courtney Smith (six points), Kelsie Eldridge (13 points), Maddi Potter (four points) and Madi McLaughlin (four points).

Iles, Smith and Hyder were named to the All-Tournament team.

CCHS 46, SMHS 42: Kelsie Eldridge poured in 17 points to lead the Lady Jets over the Lady Panther freshmen to conclude the regular season. Rounding out the scoring were Skylar VanWinkle (two points), Victoria Lee (five points), Maddi Potter (five points), Madi Laughlin (four points), Bailey Davis (nine points) and Jenna Morton (four points).

CCHS 92, SMHS 62: Coach Blaine Moore's Jets took a 17-10 lead after the first quarter and extended the lead to 46-27 at the half. A 46-35 second half made the final score 92-62.

Leading the Jets were Cade Smith (29 points, seven rebounds, five steals, two assists), Alex Dixon (21 points, four assists), Tanner Christopher (17 markers, five steals, three assists), Jordan Graham (six points, three rebounds, five steals, four assists), Ty Tabor (five points, six rebounds, four steals, one assist), Nolan McClain (four points, three rebounds, one steal), Drew Vaden (three points, one rebound, one steal, one assist), David Elliot (four points, one rebound, one steal), David Hutchinson (one rebound, one assist), Wesley Griffis (one rebound) and Jason Hicks.