Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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February 14, 2013

Lady Panthers beat GPS in overtime

CROSSVILLE — The Stone Memorial basketball teams closed out their regular season by splitting a pair of games against a pair of Division II powers — GPS and McCallie — Tuesday evening in Chattanooga.

Coach John Walker's Lady Panthers defeated GPS 70-66 in overtime, while Coach Neil Capps' Panthers lost 60-55 to McCallie.

SMHS 70, GPS 66: With the score tied 13-13 after one quarter, GPS used a 23-13 second quarter to take a 36-26 lead at the break; however, the Lady Panthers started their rally with a 16-15 third quarter to slice the lead to 51-42.

SMHS tied the game at end of regulation with a 15-7 fourth quarter, and then outscored GPS 12-8 in the extra session for the four-point victory.

Leading SMHS were Tiffany Cokkinias (four points, three rebounds, six assists, four steals), Jordan Thompson (five points, two rebounds, one assist), Emily Bryant (seven points, five rebounds, one assist, two steals), Jacki Livesay (14 points, one rebound, one assist, one steal), Kirsten Potter (eight points, eight rebounds), Kerigan Smith (one rebound), Faith Van Ruden (nine points, three rebounds, five assists, two steals), Abby Griffin (five points, one assist, one steal), Bailey Rutledge,  Courtney White (six points, two rebounds, one assist, two steals), Sidney Early (three points) and Makayla Kington (nine points, three rebounds, one assist, one steal).

The Lady Panthers were 26 of 59 from the field  and 10 of 13 from the free throw line with 31 rebounds, 17 assists, 13 steals and 24 turnovers.

McCallie 60, SMHS 55: McCallie took a 23-19 lead in the first quarter. Rowan had nine points in the first quarter for the Panthers. Yoder and Simmons had four points apiece.

McCallie outscored SMHS 18-11 in the second quarter for a 41-30 at the break. Yoder buried a trey for the Panthers.

A 10-9 third quarter gave the hosts a 51-39 advantage, but the Panthers finished the game with a  16-9 fourth quarter for the final margin of 60-55. Simmons had eight of his points in the second half, while Matthews had six points in the fourth quarter for the Panthers.

Leading the Panthers were Gage Spence (11 points), Brock Rowan (13 points), Tyler Yoder (eight points), Justin Simmons (14 points), Luke Matthews (eight points), Brandon Thomas and Matt Troino.

Schedule: SMHS is making its final appearance in the District 4AAA Tournament at Kingston. The Lady Panthers began tournament play Thursday night against the four-seeded Lady Jackets on their home court, with the winner facing top-seed Alcoa Saturday at 5 p.m. CST in the tournament semi-finals.

The top-seeded Panthers will play the Loudon-Kingston winner Saturday at 6:30 p.m. CST, and have earned an automatic berth into the Region 2AA Tournament late next week.

Earning All-District for the Panthers were Brock Rowan, District MVP; Tyler Yoder, first team; Justin Simmons, second team; Gage Spence, third team; and Luke Matthews, fourth team. Neil Capps was Coach of the Year.

Faith Van Ruden was second team, while Jacki Livesay was third team.

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