The annual Big 8 Jingle Bell Classic featured a new format, with teams being separated into silver or gold divisions. The format allowed for two girls and two boys champions in the event.
Palmer’s Lady Bulldogs and Pelham’s Tigers claimed the silver division championships. North’s Lady Warriors and the Swiss Wildcats notched the titles in the gold division.
All names below are as they appeared on the official score sheets.
Palmer 45 – Pelham 11
The Lady Bulldogs opened the tournament with a big win over the Lady Tigers. Kristen Stiefel led Palmer with 14 points. Jeresha Meeks followed with 10. Chloe Magouirk scored 6. MacKenzie Reeves and Kassy Turner notched 4 points each. Paige Rhoden notched 3 points. Jalie Ruehling and Destiney Totherow scored 2 points each.
Kearstin Brown scored 6 points to lead Pelham. Kati Beth Davidson followed with 3. Destiney Stevens notched 2 points.
Coalmont 20 – Tracy 17
The Lady Rebels advanced with a close win over the Lady Eagles. Abigail Childers led Coalmont with 13 points. Jordan McCullough followed with 3 and Katie Brown had 2.
Cecilee Miller led Tracy City with 7 points. Faith Coffelt, Charity Simmons, Kennedy Warren and Alyssa Parson scored 2 points each.
Tracy 16 – Pelham 6
The Lady Eagles notched the win in a defensive battle over the Lady Tigers. Charity Simmons led Tracy City with 6 points. Faith Coffelt and Cecilee Miller scored 5 points each.
Erica Clay led Pelham with 4 points. Kati B. Davidson scored 2 points.
Palmer 33 – Coalmont 11
The Lady Bulldogs claimed the title in the silver division with a win over the Lady Rebels. MacKenzie Reeves led Palmer with 12 points. Sidnee Scissom followed with 10 points. Kristen Stiefel scored 8. Jalie Ruehling scored 2 and Jeresha Meeks scored 1.
Abigail Childers led Coalmont with 5. Jordan McCullough followed with 3. Katie Brown, Taylor Misiolek and Charlise Campbell had 1 point each.
North 52 – Monteagle 24
The Lady Warriors rolled over the Lady Hornets in the opening game of the gold division Saturday. Taylor Meeks led North with 22 points including three from three-point land. McKenzie Broadway followed with 15. Emma Seagroves and Kiera Hobbs scored 6 points each. Kaitlyn Kirby tossed in 2 points and Leah Hiett added 1.
Zoe Harrison led Monteagle with 11 points. Ashley Green followed with 9. Emma Myers and MaKayla O’Neal scored 2 points each.
South Pittsburg 46 – Swiss 31
The Lady Pirates came to the mountain and notched a win over the Lady Wildcats. Lorence Bradford led South Pittsburg with 20 points. Curtianna Martin followed with 11. Jordan Elledge scored 9. Kiki Anderson scored 4. Cheyanne Sailsbury added 2.
Ragan Meeks topped Swiss with 14 points. Jordan Dishroon notched 6. Kaitlyn Coffelt and Peyton Mainord scored 4 points each. Jaycie Grooms scored 3.
Swiss 42 – Monteagle 28
The Lady Wildcats took third place over the Lady Hornets. Peyton Mainord led Swiss with 15 points including three three-pointers. Jordan Dishroon and Regan Meeks followed with 9 each. Kaitlyn Coffelt scored 7. Briley Dempsey tossed in 2 points.
Zoe Harrison led Monteagle with 14 points. Ashley Green followed with 9. Kaylee Lawson scored 5.
North 37 – South Pittsburg 25
The Lady Warriors won every quarter on the way to the gold division championship over the Lady Pirates. McKenzie Broadway led North with 14 points. Emma Seagroves followed with 13. Taylor Meeks tossed in 6. Leah Hiett and Alexis Cannon scored 2 points each.
Lorence Bradford led South Pittsburg with 15 points. Curtianna Martin and Anastasia Hutchins scored 5 points each.
Pelham 40 – North 31
The Tigers were down by five after one but came from behind to beat the Warriors in the opening game of the silver division. Hunter Northcutt led Pelham with 16 points. Jaden Sanders followed with 9. Bailey Hill scored 6. Landon Nunley had 5 and Zac Campbell had 4.
Jaron Huntley and Braxton Norris led North with 14 points each. Harley King followed with 3.
Coalmont 29 – Palmer 27
The Rebels had to hold off a fourth quarter Bulldog rally to take the win. Peyton Nunley led Coalmont with 15 points. Will Jackson followed with 6. Tyler Sanders scored 5. Tyler Jackson had 3.
Ben Freeman led Palmer with 10 points including a three. Bryson Braden followed with 8. Tyler White scored 6 and Bailey Totherow hit a three pointer.
Palmer 33 – North 16
The Bulldogs took the third place plaque with the win over the Warriors. Tyler White led Palmer with 20 points including a three pointer. Ben Freeman followed with 11. Bryson Braden scored 2.
Harley King led North with 7 including a three. Braxton Norris had 5 with a three. Jarom Huntley scored 4.
Pelham 30 – Coalmont 23
The Tigers used a 14-8 second quarter to take a 22-14 advantage to the half and went on to the silver championship win over the Rebels. Bailey Hill led Pelham with 14 points. Hunter Northcutt followed with 7 including a three. Jaden Sanders scored 5. Zac Campbell added 4.
Tyler Sanders led Coalmont with 8 points. Peyton Nunley followed with 6. Will Jackson scored 4. Colton McDaniel had 3 and Drew West had 2 points.
Swiss 42 – Tracy 15
The Wildcats ran away with the opening boys game against the Eagles. Chris Nance led Swiss with 11 points. Nathan Coffelt, Evan Nunley and Jaden Ruehling followed with 6 points each. Jordan Hackworth and Brayden Sanders scored 5 points each. Mason Cranfill added 2 points and Thaddaeus Blackburn added 1.
Gage Reeves led Tracy City with 8 points. Drew Melton, Todd Meeks and Jake McElroy scored 2 points each. Austin Thomas scored 1 point.
Jasper 46 – SAS 28
The Warriors advanced with a win over the Mountain Lions. Alex Nunez led Jasper with 11 points. Anthony Guevara followed with 10. Jamykah Battle scored 8. Kris Layfield notched 6 points. River Nunley and Lane Simmons scored 4 points each. Brett Nelson added 3 points.
Isaac Smith led St. Andrews-Sewanee with 11 points. James Pitts scored 9. Preston Westmoreland tossed in 5. Nathan King scored 3.
SAS 33 – Tracy 23
The Mountain Lions claimed third place it the gold division over the Eagles. Isaac Smith led St. Andrews-Sewanee with 14 points. James Pitts followed with 10. Nathan King scored 9.
Zane Conry and Todd Meeks led Tracy City with 6 points each. Alex Parson follow with 2. Drew Melton added 1.
Swiss 46 – Jasper 33
The Wildcats led throughout the contest to take the gold division championship from the Warriors. Evan Nunley led Swiss with 10 points. Nathan Coffelt and Brayden Sanders scored 9 points each. Chris Nance tossed in 7. Jordan Hackworth and Thaddaeus Blackburn scored 4 points each. Jaden Ruehling added 3 points.
Jamykah Battle led Jasper with 10 points. Kris Layfield followed with 6. Brett Nelson scored 5. River Nunley tossed in 4. Alex Nunez and Anthony Guevart had 3 points each. Brice Barton added 2 points.
Kearstin Brown – Pelham
Faith Coffelt – Tracy City
Kristen Stiefel – Palmer
MacKenzie Reeves – Palmer
Abigail Childers – Coalmont
Jordan McCullough – Coalmont
Tyler White – Palmer
Jarom Huntley – North
Hunter Northcutt – Pelham
Bailey Hill – Pelham
Peyton Nunley – Coalmont
Tyler Sanders – Coalmont
Ragan Meeks – Swiss
Zoe Harrison – Monteagle
Curtianna Martin – South Pittsburg
Lorence Bradford – South Pittsburg
Taylor Meeks – North
McKenzie Broadway – North
Emma Seagroves – North
Todd Meeks – Tracy City
Isaac Smith – SAS
Jamykah Battle – Jasper
Alex Nunez – Jasper
Evan Nunley – Swiss
Cole Sanders – Swiss
Brayden Sanders – Swiss
Nathan Coffelt – Swiss
Jordan Hackworth – Swiss