Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Area Sports

February 20, 2014

Jets finish fourth in district tournament Tuesday night

CROSSVILLE — The White County Warriors used a 20-0 first quarter run in route to a 72-38 victory over the CCHS Jets in the consolation game of the District 6AAA Tournament Tuesday night at Cookeville High School.

White County was eight of 12 from the field with two turnovers, while Cumberland County was zero for 14 from the field with six turnovers. Kordell Henderson had eight points for White County.

Cade Crossland opened the second quarter with a jumper for a 22-0 lead, but David Elliott's jumper with 6:52 was the first points of the game for the Jets. This started an 11-4 run to slice the Warrior lead to 26-11 with 3:15 left in the half.

Two free throws by Jacob Fresh keyed a 14-2 run to finish the half for the Warriors to raise the lead to 40-13.

Elliott had six points for the Jets, who were five of 17 from the field with three turnovers in the second quarter. Tanner Christopher added three points, while Alex Dixon was two for two from the charity stripe, and Logan Parsons had two points.

A 19-13 third quarter gave the Warriors a 59-26 lead, as they were nine of 15 from the field with five turnovers.

Diego Poore had two three-pointers for the Jets, who were four of 16 from the field and three of four from the charity stripe, all by Elliott. Drew Vaden and Parsons each scored two points.

White County outscored CCHS 13-12 in the final quarter to make the final score 72-38. Tanner Christopher had four points for the Jets, who were four of 13 from the field with four miscues, as Coach Will Foster cleared his bench in the final eight minutes.

Statistical leaders for the Jets were Jordan Graham (one rebound), Poore (six points, one rebound, one assist), Elliott (11 points, five rebounds, one steal), Alex Dixon (four points, two rebounds, two assists), Christopher (seven points, three rebounds, two steals), Austin Brown (one rebound, one steal), Nolan McLain (three points,  one rebound, one steal), Cade Smith (three rebounds, one assist), Brandon Myers (two points, two rebounds, one assist), Blake McLaughlin (two rebounds, one assist) and Parsons (four points, two rebounds). Ty Tabor and Tyler Daugherty also played.

Parsons and Poore also received their All-Tournament awards following the contest.

The Jets will travel to District 5AAA champion Walker Valley Saturday at 6 p.m. CST for the opening game of the Region 3AAA Tournament, while White County will play runner-up Cleveland at 6 p.m. CST at Cleveland Middle School. The winners advance to the region semi-finals Tuesday night at Cookeville High School.

1
Text Only
Area Sports
  • 60+Team .jpg Senior men's softball brings home the gold, again

    Crossville once again sent four senior men's softball teams, representing four age categories (60-64, 65-69, 70-74 and 75-79) to Franklin, TN to compete in the 2014 Tennessee Senior Olympics.

    July 21, 2014 4 Photos

  • CCHS alumni baseball game set Sept. 20

    CCHS baseball is pleased to announce that the annual alumni game will be Sept. 20 at 9 a.m. at Jet Park.  This has become an annual tradition for the program to welcome back its alumni for a weekend of festivities and allow them the opportunity to lace up the spikes another time to represent the Jets.

    July 21, 2014

  • Kraft, Alexander take top spots in Ladies Invitational at Heatherhurst

    Two hundred and four ladies teed off the 41st annual Fairfield Glade Community Club Ladies Invitational July 12-13 at the Heatherhurst Golf Club's Brae and Craig courses.

    July 21, 2014

  • The truth about driver distance

    Most golfers would like to hit the ball further off the tee with the driver.  Distance may not be as important as accuracy off the tee, but it is very valuable. Longer, straighter drives make the game easier.

    July 21, 2014

  • pribanich.jpg Pribanich competed in the Flex Lewis Championship body building competition

    Caroline Pribanich represented Brickhouse Gym and her sponsor General Nutrition Centers (GNC) in the Flex Lewis Body Building championship in Murfreesboro June 28.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rotary 5K set Oct. 4

    The annual Crossville Rotary Club 5k race and one-mile run/walk will be Oct. 4, at 8 a.m. in downtown Crossville, with registration and post-race activities at the Crossville Depot.

    July 17, 2014

  • autograph ball.jpg Scorecard playoff determines winners in Johnny Majors Invitational

    One hundred-thirty-six of Coach Johnny Majors former players, coaches, family members and supporters were divided into four flights for his annual tournament June 13 at the Lake Tansi golf course to complete the weekend's activities.

    July 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • HOF Inductees.jpg Sportswriters induct Woody into Hall of Fame

    Cumberland County native Larry Woody was inducted into the Tennessee Sports Writers Associations Hall of Fame during ceremonies at Cumberland University in Lebanon Thursday night.

    July 14, 2014 2 Photos

  • Dani Auberger 001-1.jpg Auberger to represent U.S. at World Karate Championships

    First Degree Black Belt Dani Auberger, 13, of Sparta, was recently selected to represent the United States in the 2014 World Karate Championships that take place later this year in London, England.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • rodeo.jpg Local students qualify for world’s largest rodeo

    Levi Wilson, an 11th grade student at Daniel 1 Academy, and Dalton Schubert, a ninth grade student at Home Life Academy, will represent Tennessee on the National High School rodeo team and travel will fellow teammates to Rock Springs, WY, July 13-19 to compete at the 66th annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) in the team roping competition.

    July 10, 2014 1 Photo

Marketplace Marquee
Must Read
Section Teases
Seasonal Content
Parade
AP Video
Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped Foxx Cites Washington 'Circus Mirror' NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong Obama Voices Concern About Casualties in Mideast Diplomacy Intensifies Amid Mounting Gaza Toll AP Exclusive: American Beaten in Israel Speaks Obama Protects Gay, Transgender Workers Raw: Gaza Rescuers Search Rubble for Survivors Raw: International Team Inspects MH17 Bodies Raw: 25 Family Members Killed in Gaza Airstrike US Teen Beaten in Mideast Talks About Ordeal 'Weird Al' Is Wowed by Album's Success
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Weather Radar