Eagles, Warriors undefeated
The North Lady Warriors and the Palmer Lady Bulldogs keep rolling along as they won their second easy game of the young season last Monday night (Oct. 8th) with North winning 57
– 5 at Swiss Memorial and Palmer winning 42 – 4 at Coalmont. Meanwhile, the Pelham Lady Tigers won their season debut with a come from behind 27 – 21 victory over the Lady Eagles of Tracy City. The St. Andrews – Sewanee Lady Mountain Lions held off the Lady Hornets of Monteagle 23 – 15 to win their season opener.
The North Warriors and the Tracy City Eagles continued their winning ways. North held off the Wildcats of Swiss Memorial 34 – 28, while Tracy City breezed by Pelham 59 – 20. The St. Andrews – Sewanee Mountain Lions won a seesaw affair with the Monteagle Hornets 36 – 32 to win their season opener.
With the Grundy County School System being on fall break, there are no games tonight (Thursday). The season resumes next Thursday, October 25, with the following games: TCES at CES; Palmer at Pelham; MES at NES; and SMES at SAS.
Palmer 42 Coalmont 4
The Lady Bulldogs breezed by the Lady Rebels 42 – 4. Macie Freeman scored half her teams points as she dropped in 21 markers. Seven Lady Bulldogs hit the scoring column. Allyson Dickerson and Madison Manley scored two points each for the Lady Rebels.
SAS 23 Monteagle 15
The Lady Mountain Lions jumped out to a 13 – 4 lead after two quarters to help win their season opener against the Lady Hornets. The Lady Hornets got within six points at the end of the third quarter, but couldn’t get any closer. Madison King led SAS with 14 points. Kiera Buchanan had nine points to lead the Lady Hornets.
North 57 Swiss Memorial 5
The North Lady Warriors made it two in a row as they raced past the Lady Wildcats 57 –
5. Point guard Jalie Ruehling led the charge with 32 points. Nine Lady Warriors scored on the evening. Haley Smith had three points for the Lady Wildcats, who saw their record drop to 0 – 2 on the season.
Pelham 27 Tracy City 21
Sparked by a stifling defense and strong low post play from Kati Beth Davidson and Stevie King the Lady Tigers went on the road and rallied from a six point deficit after three quarters to defeat the host Lady Eagles. Davidson led the way with nine points and King added six points as the Lady Tigers won their season opener. Shelby Nunley led the Lady Eagles with eight points, who dropped to 1 – 1 on the season.
Coalmont 44 Palmer 36
The Coalmont Rebels evened their season record at 1 – 1 with a 44 – 36 home win over the Palmer Bulldogs. Led by Jathan Yokley and Luke Henry, the Rebels raced to a 37 – 20 lead after three quarters, then held off a late charge by the Bulldogs. Yokley led the way with 23 points with 21 of those during the second and third quarters. Henry added 13 poins including five markers in the opening quarter. Johnathan Nolan led the Bulldogs with 13 points and
Bailey Totherow added 11 points.
SAS 36 Monteagle 32
The Mountain Lions held off the Hornets in a game that saw neither team lead by more than four points. It was a seesaw affair that saw Hornet Caden Rose tie the game at 30 – 30 late in the fourth quarter with a three from the left corner. Then Mountain Lion Kyler Cantrell hit two layups to stretch the lead back to 34 – 30. Jacob Church and Rose hit one free throw each to cut the lead to 34 – 32, but had to foul to get the Mountain Lions to the free throw line. Aiden Tate stepped to the line with :02.2 left and iced the game by hitting both ends of the one and one. Ethan Hargis led the Mountain Lions with 13 points including three treys, while Church led the Hornets with 15 points.
North 34 Swiss Memorial 28
The North Warriors held off the Swiss Memorial Wildcats 34 – 28 to win their second game in as many starts. The tough luck Wildcats are 0 – 2 with their two losses by a combined eight points. Jarod Huntley led a balanced Warrior attack with nine points. Isaac Campbell scored eight points including 4 of 8 free throws in the fourth quarter to help preserve the victory. Dylan Sanders and Alex Cranfill scored seven points each for the Wildcats.
Tracy City 59 Pelham 20
The Tracy City Eagles won their second consecutive game to begin the 2018 – 19 campaign with a 59 – 20 win over the Pelham Tigers playing their first game of the season. The Eagles had a balanced scoring attack led by Brendan Marsh and Sam Parson with 16 points each. Jr. Crisp added 11 points. Seven Eagles dotted the scoring column. The Eagles put the game away with a 24 point third quarter that extended their 18 point half time lead to 52 – 14. Hunter O’Neal led Pelham with seven points.