6th grade teams remain unbeaten
By Andy Southard | November 9, 2017 8:59 am
The White County Middle School 6th grade basketball teams hit the road, on Tuesday night, and traveled to Cookeville to take on Avery Trace Middle School, and both teams finished the night still unbeaten on the season.
In the first game of the evening, the Warriorettes picked up a 32-10 win.
In the second game, the Warriors were trailing after one quarter of play but used a big second quarter and fourth quarter to win by a final score of 43-24.
In the first game of the night, the Warriorettes jumped out to an early 12-0 lead after one quarter of play, and by halftime, their lead was 23-5 as they outscored Avery Trace 11-5 in the second quarter.
In the third quarter, the Warriorettes outscored Avery Trace 7-0 and led 30-5 heading into the final quarter of play.
In the fourth quarter, the Warriorettes were outscored 5-2 but won by a final score of 32-10.
Celeste Reed led the Warriorettes with 9 points. Laney Copeland chipped in 7 points, and Tatum Rittenberry finished with 6 points. Braydyn Taylor finished with 4 points. Rounding out the scoring for the Warriorettes were Rylee Savage, Karlee Wilhite, and Hannah Crawford with 2 points apiece.
In the nightcap, the Warriors fell behind early, trailing Avery Trace 11-7 after one quarter of play.
In the second quarter, the Warriors took the lead, outscoring Avery Trace 15-4 and led 22-15 heading into the locker room.
In the third quarter, Avery Trace cut into the Warriors’ lead, outscoring them 9-8, but the Warriors still led 30-24 heading into the final quarter of play.
In the fourth quarter, the Warriors controlled the quarter, outscoring Avery Trace 13-0, and the Warriors won by a final score of 43-24.
Owen Adams led the Warriors with 13 points. Malachi Brown finished with 9 points, and Jackson Young finished with 8 points. Levi Griggs and Jakob Lohorn both finished with 4 points, and Caden Mitchell finished with 3 points. Rex Lowery rounded out the Warriors’ scoring with 2 points.
With the wins, both teams move to 5-0 on the season. The 6th grade teams will be back in action, on Thursday, when they travel to Smithville to take on DeKalb County Middle School. The Warriorettes are scheduled to start at 4 p.m., with the Warriors to follow.