Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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January 31, 2013

Panthers remain atop District 4AA despite loss

CROSSVILLE — The Stone Memorial basketball teams dropped a double-header at Alcoa Tuesday night, as the Panthers were beaten 64-60 and the Lady Panthers lost 48-33.

Alcoa 64, SMHS 60: Leading the Panthers were Brock Rowan (22 points), Gage Spence (10 points), Tyler Yoder (two points), Matt Troino (five points), Brandon Thomas (four points), Justin Simmons (five points) and Luke Matthews (14 points).

Rowan had five three-pointers, while Spence, Troino and Matthews buried one each.

The Panthers led 14-11 after one quarter on a trey by Rowan, and extended the lead to 35-20 at the break; however, the Tornadoes outscored SMHS 26-19 in the third quarter to cut the lead to 54-46.

Yoder converted a layup for the first points of the fourth quarter to give the Panthers a 56-46 advantage; however, Alcoa's Kenny Dean hit two free throws and drained a three-point basket to slice the Panther lead to 56-53.

A Matthews' basket gave SMHS a 58-53 lead, but Peyton Wall countered with a trey to cut the gap to 58-56.

Malik Love's basket tied the game a 58-58 with 3:52 left in the fourth quarter. This was the first tie since it was 11-11 late in the first quarter. Alcoa finished the game with a 6-2 run to secure the victory. Rowan converted two free throws with 2:19 left to slice the lead 62-60, while a Dean bucket was the final points of the game.

Despite the loss, the Panthers remained in first place in the district at 6-1, followed by Alcoa (5-2), CAK (5-2), Kingston (3-4), Loudon (2-5) and Scott County (0-7), setting three big games tonight — Alcoa at CAK, Kingston at Loudon and Scott County at SMHS for homecoming.

Alcoa 48, SMHS 33: Leading scorers for SMHS were Tiffany Cokkinias (two points), Riley Hunt (two points), Jordan Thompson (two points), Jacki Livesay (three points), Kirsten Potter (two points), Faith VanRuden (nine points), Abby Griffin (three points), Courtney White (four points) and Makayla Kington (six points).

Livesay, VanRuden and Griffin each buried one three pointer.

Alcoa led 11-7 after one quarter and stretched the lead to 24-12 at the break; however, the Lady Panthers outscored the Lady Tornadoes 15-9 in the third quarter to slice the deficit to 33-27. Alcoa outscored SMHS 15-6 in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

Alcoa leads the league at 7-0, followed by CAK (5-2), Loudon (4-3), Kingston (3-4), SMHS (1-6) and Scott County (1-6).

Schedule: After tonight's homecoming game with Scott County, SMHS has two district games left with Kingston — Feb 5 in Kingston and Feb. 11 at SMHS in a make-up game. SMHS hosts Clarkrange Feb. 8 for senior night and travels to GPS and McCallie Feb. 12.

(Shane Wyatt contributed information for this story.)

 

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