WCMS 6th and 7th grade teams take 3 of 4 from DeKalb County

by | November 13, 2017 6:29 am

Christian Henderson drives the ball to the basket. Henderson finished with 11 points in Thursday night’s game.

The White County Middle School 6th and 7th grade basketball teams traveled to DeKalb County Middle School, on Thursday afternoon. The WCMS basketball teams were able to win three out of their four games over there.

The White County Middle School 6th grade teams both stay undefeated on the season, winning both of their games.

In the girls’ game, the Warriorettes won 28-14. The boys held on late to win their game 35-29.

In the 7th grade games, the Warriorettes played first and were unable to get much going offensively losing 30-14. In the boys’ game, the Warriors came out victorious, winning 55-44.

In the first game of the night, the Warriorettes jumped out to an early 6-0 lead in the first quarter.

In the second quarter, the Warriorettes outscored DeKalb County 9-5 and took a 15-5 lead into halftime.

In the second half, the Warriorettes outscored DeKalb County 13-9 and won by a final score of 28-14.

Celeste Reed led the way with 17 points. Laney Copeland chipped in 5 points, and Tatum Rittenberry finished with 4 points. Rylee Savage rounded out the Warriorettes scoring with 2 points.

In the second game, the Warriors jumped out to an early 9-5 lead.

In the second quarter, the Warriors outscored the Saints 12-6 and led 21-11 at the break. The Warriors would be outscored 18-14 in the second half but would hold on to win the game 35-29.

Jakob Lohorn led the Warriors with 13 points. Jackson Young finished with 9 points, and Owen Adams had 6 points. Caden Mitchell added 3 points. Levi Griggs and Blake Steele each chipped in 2 points each to round out the Warriors scoring.

In the 7th grade game, the Warriorettes found themselves down 8-6 after one quarter of play.

In the second quarter, the Warriorettes struggled and were outscored 10-0 by the Lady Saints and trailed 18-6 at the half.

In the second half, the Warriorettes were outscored 12-8 and lost 30-14.

Katie McDonald led the Warriorettes with 6 points. Savanah Goines added 4 points. Lexie Golden and Caroline Peek each chipped in 2 points.

In the last game of the night, the Warriors jumped out to an early 19-5 lead but were outscored 21-12 in the second quarter. However, they held a 31-26 lead at the half.

In the third quarter, the Warriors outscored the Saints 12-10 and led 43-36 heading into the fourth quarter.

In the final quarter of play, the Warriors outscored the Saints 12-8 and won by a final score of 55-44.

Logan Brown led the way with 18 points. Thomas Paul chipped in 17 points. Christian Henderson added 11 points. Thomas Brock finished with 7 points, and Garrett Johnson rounded out the Warriors scoring with 2 points.

The 6th grade team will be back in action Nov. 14 when they travel to McMinnville to take on Warren County. The Warriorettes are scheduled to tip off in that game at 6 p.m.

The 7th grade teams will travel to South Franklin, on Nov. 13 The Warriorettes will tip off in that game at 4 p.m.

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