WCMS basketball takes four from South Franklin

By | November 29, 2012 12:00 am

Thomas Dalton puts a shot for the eighth grade Warriors.

Macey Cash keeps her eye on the basket during the eighth grade Warriorette game.

The White County Middle School teams showed no ill effects from the holiday break as they swung back into action with a quartet of wins over visiting South Franklin on Monday.
The seventh grade girls tipped things off with a 29-24 win in the night’s first game. They jumped out to a 7-0 lead after one quarter and led 14-6 at the half.
Cassie Randolph led the way with seven points. Angelle Howard followed with six points. Paige Parker and Abby Blaylock tallied five points each. Hannah Leftwich chipped in with four points. Tia Leftwich rounded out the scoring with two points.
The seventh grade boys followed up with a 42-28 victory. The score was tied at seven after one, but the WCMS Warriors rallied for a 23-9 halftime advantage on the way to the win.
Kendall Barker paced a balanced attack with 11 points. The rest of the scoring went: Grayson Johnson (6), Austin Bohannon (5), Jacob Matthews (4), Seth Jolley (3), Kurt Suggs (3), Dylan Bumbalough (3), Dalton Stallings (2), Josh Turney (2), Tanner Bryant (2), Jathen Lowery (1).
The eighth grade girls recorded the 29-19 victory in the night’s third game. After falling behind 5-2 after one quarter, they took a narrow 12-10-halftime lead.
Deandra Luna led the way with nine followed closely by Kaleigh Bray with eight. Lexie Wilhite tallied four. Maggie Savage and Abby Ratliff contributed three points each and Macy Cash rounded out the scoring with two points.
The eighth grad Warriors wrapped up the night with a decisive 34-12 win. They led only 6-5 after one period of play, but held the visitors scoreless over the next two quarters on the way to the win.
Zack Lynn and Thomas Dalton paced a balanced attack with six points each. Logan Swoape added five. Jared Carter, Pierce Whited, Cole Crosland, Malik Murray and Hunter Copeland chipped in with three points each. Saylor Wilson rounded out the scoring with two points.
Both the seventh and eighth grade teams will be back in action Thursday when they host North Franklin with the seventh grade Warriorettes tipping things off at 4 p.m.
The sixth grade teams will also be in action, as they will travel to Cornerstone for a 6 p.m. contest.

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