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Tuesday Night Hoops Recap: Warren County Wins District Title

Boys Results

Warren County 73, White County 65

The Warren County Pioneers won the District 6AAA Championship for the second consecutive year by defeating White County by a final score of 73-65.

The Pioneers used a big second-quarter to take a double-digit lead into half, and their continued effort to get to the rim was too much for the Warriors to stop.

C.J. Taylor led the way with 28 points, while Aiden Cummings and Tournament MVP Dee Spates each added 13 points.

Grant Slatten led the Warriors with 28 points. Tanner Paul scored 17 and Jake Davis added 12.

Clay County 69, Jackson County 47

The Bulldogs clinched their spot in the 6A Championship with their win over Jackson County on Tuesday night.

After a slow start by both teams, Clay got on a roll in the second quarter by outscoring the Blue Devils 22-9. This led to them holding a 30-16 lead at half, and the lead grew from there.

Grant Strong scored a game-high 26 points for Clay County, while Jeff Spivey added 16 points. Keaton Arms scored 11 points as well.

Eli Burris led the Blue Devils with 10 points.

The Bulldogs will now face the Pickett County Bobcats on Thursday for the District Title.

Pickett County 74, Monterey 52

Speaking of the Bobcats, they defeated Monterey by a final score of 74-52 on Tuesday.

Three Bobcats finished in double-figure scoring, as Zach Amonett scored 32 to lead all players. Hunter Wattenbarger added a near double-double with 19 points and nine rebounds.

Cayden Jones paced the Wildcats with 22 points, while LT Sullivan added 14. Silas Randolph scored 10 points of his own.

Upperman 66, Watertown 50

The Bees also locked up a spot in their district championship, as they took down Watertown 66-50.

Jaxon Fox led the way with 24 points, while Alex Rush followed close behind with 20 of his own. Collin Gore was the only other Bee to finish in double figures with 10 points.

The Bees will host York Institute on Thursday.

York Institute 60, Livingston Academy 36

The Dragons earned a trip to the 8AA Championship game by defeating the Wildcats of Livingston Academy by a final score of 60-36.

York got a balanced scoring attack from their entire roster, as Jon Heddings led the way with 12 points. Bryson Bilbrey added 11 points, and Nic Smith scored nine points.

On Livingston’s side, Nick Choate paced the Wildcats with 15 points, and Matthew Sells added nine points.

Stone Memorial 54, Cookeville 51

The Panthers earned a third-place finish in District 6AAA, as they took down Cookeville on Tuesday night.

Jack Eldridge led the back-and-forth effort with a game-high 15 points. Matthew Bilbrey added 11 points, and Will Hecker scored nine points.

Colin Gilliam was the leading scorer for Cookeville with 13 points, while Colin Ayers and Windle Oakley each scored 12 points.

Grundy County 85, Cumberland County 74

South Pittsburg 80, Van Buren 62

Girls Recap

Clarkrange 80, Red Boiling Springs 27

The Lady Buffaloes left no doubt early on, as they ran away from the jump in their win over Red Boiling Springs.

After taking a 29-12 lead into the second, Clarkrange then outscored RBS 15-1 to hold a 44-13 lead at the break. This allowed them to coast to the finish line and clinch a spot in the 6A Championship.

Kaylie Monday led all scorers with 21 points, while Kassie Monday added 12 points. Chloe Howard scored 11 points of her own in the win.

The Lady Buffaloes will now turn their attention to Clay County on Wednesday.

Clay County 43, Pickett County 41 (OT)

It took an extra period to get it done on Tuesday, but the Clay County Lady Bulldogs are headed for the 6A Championship game after taking down Pickett County in overtime by a final score of 43-41.

Senior Rachel Copass knocked down the game-winning floater just before the buzzer sounded to give Clay County the victory.

It’s the third time in the last four years that the Lady Bulldogs have been in the district championship game.

Upperman 61, Livingston Academy 31

The Lady Bees used a dominant, defensive third-quarter to take down the Lady Cats of Livingston on Tuesday.

Leading 31-19, Upperman held LA scoreless in the third quarter to take a 43-19 into the final frame. After outscoring LA 23-12 in the fourth, it all added up for a 61-31 win for Upperman.

Reagan Hurst led the way with 21 points, while Torie Brooks scored 13 points. Abigail Johnson scored 12 points of her own.

Leah Kate Clark led the Lady Cats with seven points.

Macon County 49, York Institute 38

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