Other results from Sonic Shootout

Posted By | December 31, 2009 12:00 am

Last Updated: September 14, 2016 at 3:35 am

Action from the Gallatin-Sevier County boys' game on the opening day of the Sonic Shootout.

Roy Sewell Gymnasium was the site of 16 basketball games during the course of Monday and Tuesday.
Four of those games involved the WCHS teams and are profiled in detail elsewhere in this sports section. The following is a short rundown of the other 14 games.
On Monday, the Cannon County boys’ opened the tournament with a 65-60 win over Franklin County. Jared Nave led the Lions with 17 points followed by Justin Davenport with 16. Brandon Lester poured in 24 to lead the Rebels in a losing effort.
In the second game, Cannon County kept their record perfect with a 66-56 win over Science Hill. CCHS raced out to a 22-7 lead after one quarter and led 38-17 at the half. Science Hill refused to go quietly and had pulled to within seven, 44-37, at the end of three quarters of play. Taylor King led the Lionettes with 18 points while Emily Sissom tallied 17. Enjelica Reid poured in 20 to lead Science Hill.
In the first overtime (and only overtime contest of the tournament thus far) game, McMinn County held off DeKalb County for the 73-67 win. The game was close all the way through. The teams were tied at 29 at the half and 63 at the end of regulation. Payne Denman, a state champion golfer, who has signed to play golf at Florida, led DeKalb County with 23 points. McMinn got 16 points from Jay Johnson.
Sevier County’s girls defeated McMinn County 55-43 in the day’s fourth game. Madison Pickel led Sevier with 13 points. Jessica Shirk paced McMinn with 14 points.
Sevier County’s boys also advanced with a 53-48 win over Gallatin. Zac Gonzalez led Sevier with 19 points. Cody Matthews tallied 17 for Gallatin.
Franklin County’s girls defeated DeKalb County 59-48. Franklin led 18-17 at the end of one and 34-28 at the half. Shanice Burnett led the Rebelettes with 12 points. Nikki Bass tossed in 12 to lead the Lady Tigers.
The teams were back in action on Tuesday with another full slate.
DeKalb County (7-6) and Science Hill’s girls’ teams opened the day of basketball up. Science Hill (9-2) led only 17-16 after one, but had built a 37-23 lead at the half on the way to the 62-31 victory. Charity Goodman led the Hill toppers with 14 points.
The second game of the day was Gallatin (4-7) and DeKalb County boys’ (7-6). Gallatin turned a 13-12 first quarter lead into a 30-21 halftime advantage. They led 49-39 after three on the way to the 70-48 victory. Daronte Clark led the Green Wave with 26 points. Seth Willoughby paced DeKalb with 12 points.
McMinn County’s girls (4-6) followed with a 54-36 win over Daniel Boone (4-4). McMinn jumped out an early 19-6 lead in the contest.
The Cannon County girls’ (12-0) advanced to the championship game with a 58-53 win over Franklin County (5-10). Emily Sissom led the Lionettes to the finals with 18 points. Shane Burnette tallied 19 for the Rebelettes.
The Sevier County (13-1) boys earned a spot in the championship game with a 56-38 win over McMinn County (4-6). Zac Carlson led Sevier with 15 points. Cy Ables tallied 10 for the Cherokees.
The other spot in the title game went to Daniel Boone (6-3) after their 55-52 win over Cannon County (8-4) in Tuesday’s final game. Travis Keever shot DB into the finals with 28 points. Justin Davenport paced Cannon County with 12 points.

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