High school roundup: Hilltoppers send Greene Devils to 68-55 loss

Johnson City Press • Updated Nov 17, 2018 at 11:39 PM

Getting 13 points from Hunter Phillips and Jordan McCloyd, Science Hill stuck a 68-55 loss on Greeneville in Saturday night’s high school basketball contest on the Hilltoppers’ floor.

Phillips sank six of his eight shots from the floor and McCloyd, who sank his only attempt from the field, converted 11 of 12 free throws. Jake Matherne hit six of his seven field-goal tries for 12 points and Kendle Cutlip accounted for three 3-pointers in a 10-point outing.

Matherne also grabbed six rebounds to go with his five assists. Will Stevens contributed four assists.

Reid Satterfield gunned in 21 points for the Greene Devils, who led 38-36 before a 15-6 third quarter swung the game in Science Hill’s favor. Connor DeBusk had four steals.

Johnson County 61

Ashe County, N.C. 44

MOUNTAIN CITY—It was a balanced output for the Longhorns with Lucas Phillips, Zach Eller and Blake Atwood producing 12 points apiece.

Johnson County’s Clayton Cross also reached double figures, netting 10. Collecting 13 points, Alec Roland was high man for Ashe County.

The ’Horns had the game in hand by halftime, leading 33-10.

Johnson County 73

Volunteer 49

MOUNTAIN CITY—Enjoying a prolific nightcap, Blake Atwood racked up 29 points, five of his team’s dozen 3-pointers and nine assists as the Longhorns handled Volunteer.

Contributing 10 points to the victory was Zach Eller, who also added six steals.

The Falcons were led by Brody Hunley with 12 points and Heath Miller with 11.

Sullivan East 91

South Greene 61

BRISTOL—Dustin Bartley piled up 23 points and the Patriots knocked down 14 3-pointers in a one-sided Hall of Champions contest at Tennessee High.

Bartley supplied nearly half those threes, connecting six times beyond the arc. Adam Davison added four in an 18-point output and Bryson Burgess scored the bulk of his 11 points on three treys.

Taking control with a 30-12 second quarter, East was up 44-22 at intermission.

Lennart Schultz had 18 points and four of South Greene’s eight 3-pointers. Landon Brown followed with 12 points.

Sullivan East 89

Cloudland 52

BLUFF CITY—Dustin Bartley scored 15 points, Dylan Bartley and Adam Davison each worked for 13 and the Patriots rolled past the Highlanders at the Dyer Dome.

Dayne Davis tossed in 11 points in the victory.

The Highlanders’ Robert Leeper, who went over the 1,000-point mark for his career earlier in the week, cut loose for 27 points. Bentley Gilbert had 11.

Sullivan South 81


KINGSPORT—The Rebels had no problems with overmatched KACHEA, claiming a 40-point home-court win.

South led 23-10 after one quarter and 47-25 at halftime.

Powerful senior pivotman Chase Bowery led South offensively with 20 points, including a pair of 3-point jumpers, while teammates Gannon Chase and Cooper Johnson contributed 12 points apiece.

With Johnson bagging four, South hit a dozen 3-point shots on the night.

KACHEA (1-2) was led by the 13-point outing of Jeffery Hides.

Sullivan South 75

Sullivan North 40

KINGSPORT—One of 10 players to dent Sullivan South’s scoring column, Caleb Vaughn came up with a game-high 18 points.

Ben Diamond supplied 11 for the Rebels, who were up 33-11 by the end of the first quarter. Evan Bishop tallied 12 to pace Sullivan North.

J. Frank White 61

Providence Academy 34

While the Knights struggled to find their shooting range, J. Frank White rode a 20-point performance by Houston Hatfield.

Tanner Brush tossed in 14 points for the winners. Cameron Patterson topped Providence by scoring 11.

Tri-Cities Christian 66

Hampton Park 56

The Eagles got the job done behind Drew Correll’s 17 points, 10 rebounds and five steals.

Chris Smith had 13 points, and Gavyn Etter netted 10 and Adam Pigeon harvested eight rebounds.

Tri-Cities essentially won the game in the first half, outscoring Hampton Park 33-23.


Providence Academy 63

Hampton Park 24

With Chris Miller hitting for 17 points and Cameron Patterson 13, the Knights had their way with Hampton Park.

The Knights totaled 19 assists on 29 shots. Moreover, they held Hampton Park to seven first-half points and finished the game with 26 steals.


Elizabethton 56

Pigeon Forge 53

Parker Hughes pitched in 13 points to help Elizabethton defeat Pigeon Forge.

Elizabethton also got double-digit scoring from Nico Ashley with 11 points and Brayden Phillips with 10.


David Crockett 58

Hampton 38

HAMPTON—Emma Gouge fueled a David Crockett triumph by tickling the twine for 19 points.

Alyssa Suits totaled 12 points and Halle Scott 11 to help the Lady Pioneers even their early season record at 1-1.

The Lady Bulldogs’ Stephanie Campbell registered 10 points and Hazen Brumitt eight.

Johnson County 53

Tennessee High 33

BRISTOL—Sadie Stout victimized the Lady Vikings with 22 points in a big non-conference win for the Lady Longhorns.

Emmy Miller totaled 11 points in the win. LynLeigh Rhodes paced THS with 10.

Sullivan South 53

Tennessee High 40

BRISTOL—Alex Harris and Mollie Leslie keyed a Lady Rebels win with 19 and 15 points, respectively.

Annie Hayes served as the Lady Vikings’ leading scorer, netting 12. LynLeigh Rhodes added 10.

Grainger 73

Sullivan East 56

BLUFF CITY—Grainger used a 23-5 second quarter and a 17-point afternoon by Matty Tanner to turn back the Lady Patriots in Hall of Champions action.

The Lady Grizzlies got 14 points from Isabelle Stratton and 11 out of Alisa Maloney.

Kayla Honaker was tops for the Lady Patriots, collecting 15 points. Riley Nelson scored 10.

Sullivan East 72

Cloudland 57

BLUFF CITY—Kylee Wolfe matched a school single-game record with eight 3-pointers, sending the Lady Patriots past Cloudland.

Wolfe finished with 29 points, Riley Nelson scored 15 and Kayla Honaker totaled 11 for East, which buried a dozen threes as a team.

Stacia Wilson turned in the high game for the Lady Highlanders, scoring 21 points. Mandy Benfield followed with 15.

J. Frank White 56

Providence Academy 34

A 20-point performance by Abigail Garner propelled visiting J. Frank White past the Lady Knights on Saturday afternoon. Presley Cole added 10 points and Beraya Piercy nine for JFW.

Showing the way for Providence (1-2) was Christen Sholes with 18 points, hitting four 3-pointers along the way. Katie Cross contributed seven points while Lilygrace Honeycutt pulled down a team-high eight rebounds.

Gracie Thompson totaled seven boards, with Callie Burchette grabbing six.


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