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Friday Night Around UC Sports Nation: Clarkrange Girls Top Clay, White Co. Sweeps UHS

Five district games featuring eight Upper Cumberland teams were played Friday night across the area. Clarkrange and Clay County squared off in a District 7-1A match-up featuring two State Tournament teams from last year. Addy Stowers scored 23 points, and the Lady Buffaloes (7-1) led most of the way in a 64-58 win. Briley Burchett posted a double-double for the Lady Bulldogs (5-1), with 21 points and 11 rebounds.

Meanwhile, the White County Warriorettes removed Upperman from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 44-39 win in Baxter in the District 7-3A opener for both teams. The Warriorettes (7-1) will host DeKalb County in their district home opener on Tuesday, while Upperman (6-1) heads to Florida for the SAMCO Classic.

In other Friday night highlights, Cassie Gallagher scored 14 points as Cookeville (8-0) remained unbeaten with a 47-41 win at Stewarts Creek.

Shayla Wood scored 24 points and pulled down nine rebounds, as the Pickett County Lady Bobcats (9-1) throttled Gordonsville, 62-50. The Bobcats (7-1) made it a clean sweep for Pickett County, as Zach Amonett pumped in 25 in an 81-54 Win.

White County also completed a sweep in Baxter, as the Warriors got by the Bees, 44-41, to give head coach Eric Mitchell his 500th career coaching victory.

Here’s Friday night’s scoreboard:

Clarkrange 64
Clay Co. 58

Cookeville 47
Stewarts Creek 41

Cumberland Co. 64
Macon Co. 18

Red Boiling Springs 38
Jackson Co. 29

Pickett Co. 62
Gordonsville 50

Stone Memorial 67
DeKalb Co. 54

Van Buren Co. 55
Monterey 41

Warren Co. 56
Franklin 31

White Co. 44
Upperman 39


Clay Co. 74
Clarkrange 37

Cookeville 55
Stewarts Creek 52

Cumberland Co. 80
Macon Co. 51

DeKalb Co. 67
Stone Memorial 58

Jackson Co. 69
Red Boiling Springs 29

Pickett Co. 81
Gordonsville 54

Van Buren Co. 57
Monterey 56 (OT)

Franklin 75
Warren Co. 46

White Co. 44
Upperman 41

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