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January 27, 2014

CCHS sweeps Warren County on homecoming

CROSSVILLE — The CCHS basketball teams celebrated homecoming Friday night by sweeping District 6AAA foe Warren County, with the Lady Jets taking a 61-41 victory over the Lady Pioneers and Jets winning 65-48.

Lady Jets 61, Warren County 41: Gina Dick led the Lady Jets with 15 points, seven rebounds and four steals, followed by Makenzie Iles (eight points, five rebounds, one assist, one steal), Lindsey Norrod (one rebound, one steal), Alli Hyder (two points, three rebounds, one steal), Destiny Carlton (eight points, three rebounds, four assists, five steals), Victoria Lee (nine points, three rebounds, one steal), Skylar VanWinkle (one rebound), Rebekah Teeple (seven points, eight rebounds, one assist, three steals), Klaire Varney (six points, one steal), Kelsie Eldridge (two rebounds), Bailey Davis (six points) and Courtney Smith (two rebounds). Also playing were Madison McLaughlin and Sidney Clark.

"We were very flat and struggled offensively. Our defensive carried us again," said Lady Jet coach Radhika Miller, whose team improved to 4-1 in the district and 20-1 overall, and share first place in the league with White County (4-1, 14-6), which defeated Rhea County (3-2, 15-5) 51-43. Cookeville (3-2, 11-10) defeated SMHS (0-5, 9-12) 48-37.

Warren County jumped out to a 6-2 start, but Iles scored six points on a trey and a three-point play to send the Lady Jets on an 11-2 run to take a 13-8 advantage by quarter's end.

CCHS struggled from the field, hitting five of 20 from the field with six turnovers, while holding the Lady Pioneers to three for nine from the field with five turnovers.

The Lady Jets opened the second quarter with a 5-0 run for an 18-8 advantage, stretched the lead to 28-17 on two free throws by Teeple, but the Pioneers finished the half with a 4-3 spurt to make the score 31-21 at the break.

CCHS was six of 14 from the field with four turnovers, while holding Warren County to five of seven from the floor with seven turnovers.

Lee came off the bench in the third quarter score seven of her nine points to help the Lady Jets to outscore the Lady Pioneers 16-11 for a 49-32 advantage. 

Dick buried two treys to open the final quarter to give the Lady Jets a 55-32 advantage with 5:03 remaining, but Warren County outscored CCHS 9-6 to make the final margin 61-41.

Davis also scored six points for the Lady Jets, who were five of 14 from the field with one turnover, while Warren County was three of eight with three miscues.

Jets 65, Warren County 48: Cade Smith led the Jets with 15 markers, three rebounds, two assists and one steal, while Logan Parsons added 14 points, five rebounds, three assists and one steal.

Rounding out the scoring were Diego Poore (nine points, six rebounds, three assists, one steal), David Elliott (five points, three steals), Alex Dixon (six points, five rebounds), Austin Brown (five points, two rebounds, one steal), Blake McLauglin (four points, one rebound) and Ty Tabor (three points, five rebounds, two steals).

There were five ties and five lead changes in the first quarter, before a trey by Smith sent the Jets on a 6-2 run for a 20-16 lead by quarter's end. Elliott added a three-point to give the Jets the four-point advantage.

CCHS was seven of 15 from the field with two turnovers, while Warren County was seven of 12 with four turnovers. Trace Taylor had 10 of the Pioneers' 16 points. 

The tempo of the game took a nose dive in the second quarter, as Warren County outscored CCHS 8-7 to slice the lead to 27-24 at the break.

The Pioneers were three of 12 from the field with five turnovers, while the Jets were three of 10 with seven miscues.

Momentum was still with the Pioneers to open the third quarter, as they took a 30-29 lead, as McLaughlin and Parsons both went to the bench with three fouls.

Smith carried the team on his back, scoring 13 straight points to give CCHS a 42-30 lead, and then passed to Poore for a layup to give the Jets a 44-30 advantage by quarter's end.

CCHS was seven of 14 from the field with three turnovers, while holding the Pioneers to a three of 13 from the floor with six turnovers.

The Jets used a 9-8 run to take a 53-38 advantage with 3:26 left in the contest, but CCHS converted six of six free throws en route to a game-ending 12-10 spurt for the final margin. Parson, Brown and Dixon each recorded a field goal in the final 3:26.

The Jets (3-2, 8-11) are tied with White County (3-2, 15-5) for third, after the Warriors defeated Rhea County (0-5, 3-1) 59-41, while SMHS (4-1, 16-5) and Cookeville (4-1, 15-8) are tied for first, after the Cavaliers defeated Panthers 58-56 in overtime. Warren County (1-4, 7-16) is fifth, ahead of Rhea County.

Schedule: CCHS has three home District 6AAA games this week - Cookeville Tuesday, Rhea County Friday and White County Saturday. The game at Clarkrange was rescheduled for Feb. 11.

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