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Jingle Bell Classic

Posted on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 3:01 pm

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.


Silver Division

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.

Gold Division

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

Gold Girl's Champions NESThe 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.


Silver Division

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.

Gold Division

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. Gold boys champs SwissEvan 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.

All Tournament

Silver Girls

Kearstin Brown – Pelham

Faith Coffelt – Tracy City

Kristen Stiefel – Palmer

MacKenzie Reeves – Palmer

Abigail Childers – Coalmont

Jordan McCullough – Coalmont

Silver Boys

Tyler White – Palmer

Jarom Huntley – North

Hunter Northcutt – Pelham

Bailey Hill – Pelham

Peyton Nunley – Coalmont

Tyler Sanders – Coalmont

Gold Girls

Ragan Meeks – Swiss

Zoe Harrison – Monteagle

Curtianna Martin – South Pittsburg

Lorence Bradford – South Pittsburg

Taylor Meeks – North

McKenzie Broadway – North

Honorable Mention

Emma Seagroves – North

Gold Boys

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