Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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February 3, 2014

South Cumberland teams retain county titles

CROSSVILLE — The South Cumberland Elementary basketball teams continued their dominance of the varsity tournament by sweeping both championship games Thursday night at CCHS.

The Lady Rebels defeated the North Lady Patriots 49-19 for their fourth title in a row and 11th overall, while the Rebels beat the Patriots 57-22 for their fifth straight championship and 12th overall. That gives the school 23 total championships since 1984.

Crab Orchard has 29 total titles, 14 for the boys and 15 from the girls, while Homestead has 25 total championships (11 for the boys, 14 for the girls).

South 49, North 19: The Lady Rebels scored the first 14 points of the game and never looked back as they built 29-8 lead at the break. They outscored the Lady Patriots 20-11 in the second half for the victory, as all 19 players saw action.

Gracee Dishman  led South with 21 points, and Alex Eldridge added 10.

Emma Capps led North with nine points.

Scoring summary

North (19): Marce Kerley 2, Jessica Tabor 2, Sydney Tabor 0, Skylar Lewis 1, Paige Selby 5, Reece Stover 0, Emma Capps 9, Katie Coudriet 0, Kaitlyn Tabor 0, Lauren Tauren Tabor 0.

South (49): Kassandra Cunningham 2, Tesa Johnson 7, Caitlin Reed 4, Brylie Christopher 2, Gracee Dishman 21, Alex Eldridge 10, Jacqueline Griffith 0, Jessica Hedgecoth 0, Kiara Wilson 3, Keaton Freitag 0, Kalie Hale 0, Angel Hayes 0, Tessa Miller 0, Jillian Moore 0, Lauren Randall 0, Chloe Richardson 0, Nerissa Scarbrough, Ali Wilson 0, Shelbi Smith 0.

South 57, North 22: The Rebels led 17-2 after the first quarter and never looked back, leading 30-8 at the half and finishing the game with 27-14 second half to earn the championship.

Justin Headrick led North with nine points.

Silas Clark led the Rebels with 16 points, while Jacob Kerley added 11.

Scoring summary

North (22): Dawson Hunt 0, Tyler Sherrill 0, Mikey VanWinkle 4, Conner Barnwell  3, Jacob Brown 2, Paxton Elmore 0, Ethan Norris 0, Garrett Magnusson 0, Jared VanWinkle 3, Chris Coudriet 0, Max Cole 0, Hunter Wattenbarger 1.

South (57): Silas Clark 16, Joshua Dykes 9, Jacob Kerley 11, Lee Hale 2, Hayden Woody 8, Hogan Herring 2, Trey Christopher 3, Brandon Dalton 4, Reece Dykes 0, Jack Eldridge 0, Bryce Keyes 0, Kaleb McCoy 0, Trevor Parsons, Zack Street 2, Mason Wyatt 0, Drew Davidson 0.

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