6th grade teams continue to roll
by Andy Southard | November 6, 2017 6:40 am
The White County Middle School 6th grade teams picked up two more wins on Halloween night over Upperman Middle School.
In the first game of the evening, the Warriorettes came from behind and won 33-26.
In the second game of the night, The Warriors also had to come from behind and held on late to secure the 29-26 win.
In the first game of the night, the Warriorettes fell behind early and trailed Upperman 17-6 after one quarter of play.
In the second quarter, the Warriorettes picked up the defense and outscored Upperman 7-2 but still trailed at the break 19-13.
In the third quarter of play, the Warriorettes outscored the Lady Bees 11-3 and led going into the final quarter of play 24-22.
In the fourth quarter, the Warriorettes held on and outscored Upperman 9-4 to pull out the victory and win by a final score of 33-26.
Celeste Reed led the way with 25 points. Laney Copeland, Pyper Price, Tatum Rittenberry, and Brayden Taylor had 2 points apiece.
In the nightcap, the Warriors also trail Upperman 5-4 but tied the game up heading into the break outscoring the Bees 7-6 to make it 11-11 at the break.
In the third quarter of play, the Warriors took the lead, outscoring Upperman 11-9 and led 22-20 heading into the fourth quarter.
In the final quarter of play, The Warriors held on late, outscoring the Bees 7-6 to win by a final score of 29-26.
Jackson Young led the Warriors with 12 points, and Caden Mitchell chipped in 8 points. Blake Steele and Levi Griggs each finished with 2 points, and Jakob Lohorn and Keaton Sparkman had 1 point apiece.
With the wins, the Warriors and Warriorettes each move to 4-0 on the season. They will be back in action, on Nov. 7, when they travel to Cookeville to take on Avery Trace. That game is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. The Warriors and Warriorettes will then go to Smithville, on Nov. 9, to take on DeKalb County. That game is scheduled for a 4 p.m. tip-off.