White County Middle School 6th grade teams move to 3-0

by | November 2, 2017 8:39 am

Rylee Savage drives to the basket in a game earlier this season. Savage finished with 4 points in Friday’s game vs. Upperman.

Caden Mitchell goes up for a shot. Mitchell finished with 8 points in Friday’s game vs. Upperman.

The White County Middle School 6th grade teams moved to 3-0 on the season, on Friday night, when they faced off against the Upperman Middle School teams at White County Middle School.

The Warriorettes got a first quarter lead and then expanded that lead, pulling away with a 38-15 win. The Warriors were also able to build an early lead but had to hold on in the fourth quarter to pull out a 31-27 victory.

In the first game of the night, the Warriorettes built a 14-7 lead after one quarter of play.

In the second quarter, the Warriorettes outscored Upperman 8-0 in the quarter and took a 22-7 lead into halftime.

In the third quarter, the Warriorettes outscored the Lady Bees 12-4 to build on their lead and led 34-11 heading into the final quarter of play.

In the fourth quarter, both teams picked up 4 points, giving the Warriorettes the 38-15 win.

Celeste Reed led the way for the Warriorettes with 18 points, and Laney Copeland chipped in 8 points.   Rylee Savage and Natalie Whiteburg both came away with 4 points apiece. Tatum Rittenberry and Pyper Price rounded out the scoring for the Warriorettes, with 2 points apiece.

In the second game of the night, the Warriors jumped out to an early 12-6 lead at the end of the first quarter, but in the second quarter, neither team could find a basket, making it 12-6 heading into the locker room.

In the third quarter, the Warriors came out and outscored the Bees 10-7 and led 22-13 heading into fourth quarter.

In the fourth quarter, Upperman outscored the Warriors 14-9, but the Warriors held on late to secure the victory 31-27.

Owen Adams and Caden Mitchell led the way for the Warriors, finishing with 8 points apiece. Jackson Young scored 6 points, and Jacob Lohorn chipped in 4 points. Colton Locke and Levi Griggs rounded out the scoring with 2 points apiece.

With the win, both the Warriors and Warriorettes move to 3-0 on the season. Both teams were back in action on Oct. 31, but those stats were unavailable at press time. The Warriors and Warriorettes will be back in action Nov. 7 when they travel to Avery Trace Middle School. That game is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

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