Daniel Boone made a clean sweep of its first home basketball games of the season Tuesday night, but the two wins over conference foe Cherokee came in different fashions.
What a difference a week makes, as the old saying goes.
BLUFF CITY — After holding a sizable lead in the early going, Daniel Boone’s basketball team held off a prolonged rally from Sullivan East to win 81-67 in the Dyer Dome Tuesday night.
Chad Heglar and his Daniel Boone teammates made sure there was no buzzer-beater this time around.
Daniel Boone made the offensive plays it needed down the stretch against Northview Academy, but head coach Chris Brown was far from pleased.
Jerriah Love was the smallest player on the floor for Science Hill on Saturday afternoon. He also made the largest impact.
It was easy to see all the ways the passage of time had touched the basketball players who competed in the Melvin Stevens Scholarship Classic on Thursday night inside the old ’Topper Palace.
There was no doubt that Daniel Boone had a defensive plan worthy of getting the job done against Sevier County.
CHURCH HILL — Thanks to a first-round bye, the David Crockett boys’ basketball team had almost a week off heading into Friday’s District 1-AAA semifinal game against Daniel Boone.
The Daniel Boone girls’ basketball team seized the day and the Big Seven Championship too.
Daniel Boone used a time-tested formula to pull out a close win on Wednesday night at Bobby Snyder Gym.
It wasn’t just that Dustin Day and Patrick Good combined for 51 points in David Crockett’s 69-57 win over Daniel Boone on Friday night at the Pioneer Gym.
Coming off an impressive showing at the Arby’s Classic and a No. 5 ranking in the first Class AAA state basketball poll, David Crockett had plenty of reason to be feel good about itself.
Before the first quarter was over, it was pretty clear Daniel Boone wasn’t going to be able to keep up with Elizabethton’s shooting, quickness and pressure defense.
Daniel Boone’s boys blazed quite the comeback trail on Friday night at Science Hill.