7th grade teams start season with convincing wins

by | November 2, 2017 8:56 am

Nia Powers goes up for a shot in Monday’s game vs. Tullahoma East. Powers led the Warriorettes in scoring finishing with 15 points. (Photo by HANNAH LEFTWICH)

The White County Middle School 7th grade teams kicked off their season on Monday night, and both teams came away with convincing wins.

The Warriorettes got things going with a 42-9 win in the first game of the night.

In the second game, the Warriors walked away with a 55-13 win. Both teams play two halves, with a 20-minute running clock in both halves.

In the first game of the night, the Warriorettes jumped out to a 21-0 lead at the end of the first half.

In the second half, the Warriorettes outscored Tullahoma East 21-9 to win by a final score of 42-9.

Nia Powers led the way for the Warriorettes with 15 points. Lexie Golden chipped in 6 points, and Karly Beth Frazier finished with 5 points. Kalie McDonald and Mallie Copeland each finished with 4 points. Karly Gentry, Caroline Peek, Savannah Goines, and Madi Howell rounded out the scoring with 2 points apiece.

In the boys’ game, the Warriors also jumped out to an early lead and led 31-6 after one half of play.

In the second half, the Warriors outscored Tullahoma East 24-7 and won by a final score of 55-13.

Kobe Jones led the way for the Warriors with 13 points. Thomas Brock finished with 11 points, and Malaki Dowell chipped in 6 points. Thomas Paul finished with 5 points, and Logan Brown and Garrett Johnson had 4 points each. Rylan Bumbalough and Braxton Seevers each finished with 3 points. Christian Henderson, Kaden Hatmaker, and Aiden Mullins each finished with 2 points apiece.

The Warriors and the Warriorettes will be back in action, on Nov. 2, at home when they host North Franklin Middle School. The Warriorettes’ game will start at 4 p.m., with the Warriors to follow.

White County Middle School basketball will be teaming up with White County Middle School Student Council and collecting a canned   vegetable per person in exchange for admission to the 7th and 8th grade games, on Thursday. These canned goods will be part of Thanksgiving meals prepared for the families of WCMS students that are in need during the holiday season.

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