CHURCH HILL — Volunteer celebrated Senior Night in style with an inspired effort by a trio of seniors.
With Chad Heglar out for up to two weeks with a sprained ankle, the Trailblazer trio was down to a duet in Eric Rigsby and Jared Lawson.
David Crockett made some tough statements, but Daniel Boone and Jared Lawson had answers aplenty.
Shades of Michael Jordan in Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals came to mind as Gate City standout Mac McClung, who was hampered by flu-like symptoms, led his team with 35 points to a 75-66 non-conference victory over the Daniel Boone Trailblazers.
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.