Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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February 17, 2014

Parsons scores 36 points in Jets' win over Pioneers

CROSSVILLE — Logan Parsons poured in a season-high 34 points to lead the CCHS Jets to a 75-66 come-from-behind victory Saturday night over the Warren County Pioneers to earn a berth into the semi-finals of the weather-delayed District 6AAA Tournament at Cookeville High School.

The Jets played top seed Cookeville Monday in one of two boys semifinals and earned a berth in this weekend's Region 3AAA Tournament against an opponent from District 5AAA, whose tournament is going on at East Hamilton High School.

Second seed Stone Memorial played third seed White County in the other district semi-final.

CCHS 75, Warren County 66: Trace Taylor gave the Pioneers an early 2-0 lead, but CCHS used a 7-0 run to take a 7-2 lead; however, Warren County sliced the lead to 10-9.

Cade Smith buried a jumper for a 12-9 advantage; however, DeAndre League's lay-up sent the Pioneers on a 10-2 run to take a 19-14 lead by quarter's end.

Smith and Parsons had eight and six points, respectively, for CCHS which was six of 13 from the field with two turnovers, while Warren County was eight of 14 from the field with three turnovers. Trey Cantrell had three three-point baskets for the fifth-seeded Pioneers.

A trey by Smith and a lay-up by Ty Tabor would tie the game at 19-19, but a jumper by League sent the Pioneers on a 14-10 run to give Warren County a 33-29 advantage by halftime.

CCHS was five of 11 from the field and three of six from the free throw line with two turnovers, while Warren County was six of 14 and two of four from the charity stripe with two turnovers. Free throws became a crucial part in the outcome of the contest.

Parsons scored 11 points in a 14-6 run, which gave the Jets a 43-39 advantage with 2:34 left in the third quarter.The other three points came on a lay-up by Alex Dixon and one of two free throws by Diego Poore. CCHS was three of eight from the charity stripe.

Tyler Beaty converted a three-point play to slice the lead to 43-42 with 2:20 left in the stanza, but Smith converted two freebies to help the Jets finish the quarter with a 7-2 run for a 50-44 advantage.

Parsons scored 13 points for the CCHS, who was six of 13 from the field and nine of 14 from the free throw line. Beaty had nine points for the Pioneers, who five of 12 from the field and one for one from the charity stripe.

The Pioneers opened the final quarter with a 6-2 run to slice the gap to 52-50, but the Parsons converted two free throws to help his team finish the game with a 23-16 run to seal the victory.

Parsons had 15 markers, including 13 of 14 free throws for the Jets, who were three of eight from the field and 19 of 24 from the charity stripe with two turnovers, while Warren County was nine of 13 from the field and six of 10 from the charity stripe.

Parsons was nine of 15 from the field and 16 of 20 from the free throw line with five rebounds, one assist and one steal to lead the Jets. He plenty of support from Diego Poore (eight pointts, four rebounds, three assists, one steal), David Elliott (one steal), Dixon (five points, one rebound, two assists, one steal), Drew Vaden (one rebound), Tanner Christopher (two points, one rebound), Austin Brown (four points), Smith (17 points, two rebounds, three assists, one steal), Blake McLaughlin (two points, one rebound, one assist) and Tabor (three points, five rebounds, two steals).

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