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Hilltoppers go deep to crush Volunteer

staff reports • Jan 22, 2013 at 11:11 PM

CHURCH HILL — Will Adams scored 20 points, leading four Hilltoppers in double figures, as Science Hill rolled past Volunteer 93-44 in a Big Eight Conference basketball game Tuesday night.

Reed Hayes added 17 points for the 26-2 Hilltoppers, who improved to 10-0 in the conference. Calvin Songster had 16 and C.J. Good had 15.

Science Hill made 15 shots from 3-point range, including four apiece from Adams and Songster, and three from Good.

Volunteer (3-16, 0-8) was led by Brad Halderman ‘s 13 points.

Dobyns-Bennett 60

Daniel Boone 54

KINGSPORT — Jacob Littleton scored 21 points for the Trailblazers, but it wasn’t enough to get past the Indians.

The loss, combined Sullivan South’s 69-47 win over Sullivan Central, sent Boone into fourth place in the Big Eight.

Ryan Gaitor added 12 points for the ’Blazers.

Makale Foreman, John Fulkerson and Thomas Palmer scored 10 points apiece for the Indians, which pulled away with a 22-15 third quarter.

Sullivan South 69

Sullivan Central 47

BLOUNTVILLE — Evan Headrick scored 17 points and his brother Ryan Headrick extended his streak of made foul shots to 24 as the Rebels beat the Cougars for the Big Eight win.

Evan Headrick scored 11 in the first half as South took a 30-22 into the locker room. The Rebels led 11-4 with just over three minutes left in the first quarter.

Ryan Headrick and Mitchell Crowe each scored 13 points for South.

Sullivan East 53

Sullivan North 49

KINGSPORT — David Casaday scored 17 points as the Patriots remained unbeaten in the Three Rivers Conference.

East led by 11 at halftime and held a late push by the Raiders. Austin Fleenor, Christian Watson and Jonthan King scored nine apiece for the Patriots.

Chase Arnold had a game-high 21 points for North. Grayson Ball added 12.

Johnson County 53

Happy Valley 46

ELIZABETHON — Brian Dempsey had 13 points to lead the Longhorns past the Warriors. Chase Phillps added 11.

Brennan Bailey led Happy Valley with 19 points. Camen Wilder had 11.

University High 69

North Greene 57

Calen Archer scored 20 points, leading three Junior Bucs in double figures for the Watauga Valley Conference win.

Marcus Taylor added 17 points and Seth Hilbert had 14 for UH, which used a 15-5 third quarter to pull away.

For North Greene, Derrick Harbin led all scorers with 23 points and Tyler Bailey had 13.

Cloudland 67

Providence Academy 29

Dylan McClellan’s 20 points led a balanced scoring effort as the Highlanders beat the Knights for a non-conference win.

Taylor Whitehead added nine points and Matt Houston had eight for Cloudland.

Caleb Sprouse led Providence with 10 points.

Tri-Cities Christian 66

J. Frank White 48

Drew Blythe reached 1,000 career points and 500 careers assists in the Eagles’ win.

Blythe scored 14 points and dished out six assists. He also grabbed six steals.

Holden Joseph led Tri-Cities with 23 points and Matt Miller neared a double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds.

Science Hill (girls) 91

Volunteer 46

CHURCH HILL — Morgan Knack led a 3-point barrage as the Lady Hilltoppers won their 20th game this season and improved to 10-0 in the Big Eight.

Knack, who scored a game-high 18 points, made six of Science Hill’s 15 shots from 3-point range. Shy Copney had four treys and finished with 16 points, and Keisha Gregory made three for nine points.

Science Hill led by 17 at halftime and pulled away in the second half, outscoring the Falcons 46-18.

Tianna Tarter scored 13 points for the ’Toppers and Gabby Lyon added 12.

Volunteer got 14 points from Lindsey Overbey.

Dobyns-Bennett (girls) 68

Daniel Boone 64

KINGSPORT — Sasha Morrisette scored 24 points in lifting the Lady Indians past the Trailblazers in the Big Eight game.

Courtney Depew and Cydnee Morrissette each scored 16.

Boone fell behind early, but rallied back to make it close. Allison Sheffey and Taylor Carmichael scored 13 points for the ’Blazers.

Tennessee High (girls) 54

David Crockett 36

BRISTOL — Ashlee Mitchell scored 11 points and the Lady Vikings kept the Pioneers winless in the Big Eight.

Ashley Byrd added nine points, eight rebounds and four steals, while Sydney Mitchell had six steals and six boards.

Kaylie Foster led Crockett with 11 points.

North Greene (girls) 48

University High 38

Taylor Treadway and Megan Blair each had a double-double but its wasn’t enough to give the Lady Junior Bucs a win in the Watauga Valley Conference.

Treadway racked up a game-high 24 points and hauled in 10 rebounds, while Blair scored 10 points and also grabbed 10 rebounds.

Laiken Morrow scored 16 points and Mindy McNeese had 15 to give the Lady Huskies the win.

Happy Valley (girls) 54

Johnson County 46

ELIZABETHTON — Shalee Perry scored nine of her 20 points in the fourth quarter and Jenna Eaton was clutch at the foul line down the stretch in the Lady Warriors’ Three Rivers win.

Eaton was 10 of 12 at the foul line and finished with 12 points on the night. Perry went 4 for 5 at the stripe.

Mackenzie Blankenship added nine points, four assists and three steals for Happy Valley.

Brionna Reece led Johnson County with 17 points.

Hampton (girls) 58

Unaka 32

ELIZABETHTON — Dorothy Dugger scored 19 points as the Lady Bulldogs beat the Rangers for the Watauga Valley win.

Alexis Bowers chipped in 14 points for Hampton, which led by nine at the break and pulled away late with a 19-6 fourth quarter.

Kassie Winters led Unaka with 10 points. Brittany Lawson added nine.

Cloudland (girls) 65

Providence Academy 32

Brooke Rhodes scored 20 points to lead a trio of double-digit scorers as the Lady Highlanders picked up a non-conference win.

Courtney Wilson had 14 points and Madison Wilson added 12 for Cloudland, which led 41-17 at halftime.

Erica Roller scored 10 points to lead Providence.

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