6th grade teams continue their winning streaks

by | November 27, 2017 8:04 am

Caden Mitchell goes up for a layup in Monday’s game vs. Warren County. Mitchell finished the game with 11 points.

The White County Middle County Middle School 6th grade teams added two more victories to their win columns in their already impressive season. Both teams picked up another win against the visiting Warren County teams, on Nov. 20, at WCMS.

The Warriorettes continued their impressive season, jumping out early on Lady Pioneers. The Warriorettes led 27-11 at the half and cruised to a 45-16 win over the visiting Lady Pioneers.

The Warriors used a big third quarter to secure their win. With the Warriors leading 19-14 coming out of halftime, the Warriors would   outscore the Pioneers 17-5 in the third quarter and win by a final score of 44-28.

In the first game of the night, the Warriorettes jumped out to an early 10-4.

In the second quarter, the Warriorettes continued their hot start, outscoring the Lady Pioneers 17-7 in the quarter, and led 27-11   heading into the locker room.

After halftime, the Warriors would outscore Warren County 5-2 in the quarter and led 32-13 heading into the final quarter of play.

In the fourth quarter, the Warriorettes would add to their lead, outscoring the Lady Pioneers 13-4 and would win by a final score of 45-16.

Celeste Reed would lead the Warriorettes with 20 points, and Bradyn Taylor would chip in 6 points. Laney Copeland and Tatum Rittenberry both added 4 points. Pyper Price, Karlee Wilhite, Sara Kate Brogden, Natalie Whittenburg, Claudia Beaty, and Rylee Savage would all finish with 2 points each. Rylee Savage rounded out the scoring with 1 point.

In the nightcap, the Warriors would jump out to an early 10-7 lead over the Pioneers. The Warriors extended their lead heading into halftime, outscoring Warren County 9-7 in the second quarter and led 19-14 heading into the locker room.

After halftime, the Warriors picked up the defensive pressure and outscored Warren County 17-5 in the third quarter, and took a 36-19 lead heading into the fourth quarter.

In the final quarter of play, the Warriors would be outscored 8-9 but would prevail over the visiting Pioneers 44-28.

Owen Adams led the Warriors with 14 points, and Caden Mitchell chipped in 11 points. Blake Steele added 8 points, and Jackson Young finished with 4 points. Levi Griggs, Malachi Brown, and Keaton Sparkman all finished with 2 points each. Jakob Lohorn rounded out the Warriors scoring with 1 point.

With the win, both teams move to 8-0 on the season. The Warriors and Warriorettes will be back in action, on Nov. 28, when they take on Avery Trace Middle School, at WCMS. The Warriorettes will get things started off with their tip-off set for 6 p.m. The Warriors will follow directly after the Warriorettes.

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