Sullivan South and Unicoi County picked up wins Friday in the District 1-AA boys basketball tournament at Happy Valley. The Rebels fought off Sullivan Central 51-46 and the Blue Devils topped Sullivan East 70-53.
After being slowed for three quarters, Sullivan South raced past Sullivan Central in the fourth to earn a 51-46 District 1-AA boys basketball tournament win at Happy Valley.
In the District 1-A girls game, third-seeded Unaka had no trouble with No. 6 Sullivan North, beating the Lady Raiders 49-22 on Friday in first-round play.
Friday’s Cumberland tournament championship game between Eastside and J.I. Burton was not much different from the previous three games this season involving the teams.
Gate City has had a few unsung heroes during its recent stretch without senior forward Zac Ervin. On Friday night in the Mountain 7 District championship game, senior guard Jon Compton answered the bell.
With just over five minutes left in the third quarter, everything was going Thomas Walker’s way. Then Eastside found another gear in its offensive attack, thanks to getting more defensive.
A wild Friday of Cumberland District boys basketball came to an end with Eastside's 85-80 double-overtime win over J.I. Burton in the tournament title game. In consolation play, Thomas Walker outran Castlewood 79-56.
Dobyns-Bennett pounded Cherokee in the paint, taking the Lady Chiefs out of the game in the first half and never relenting in a 54-21 crushing Friday night in the semifinals of the District 1-AAA girls basketball tournament
Eastside and Twin Springs closed out the Cumberland District girls basketball tournament with wins on Friday at Virginia-Wise. The Lady Spartans rallied to beat Thomas Walker 72-64 for the title and the Lady Titans topped Rye Cove 53-40 in the
WISE — J.I. Burton started strong and finished strong Thursday to take a big Cumberland District basketball semifinal win.
NORTON — Behind Dee Cvetnich’s 18 points, the Wise Central girls basketball team reached yet another Mountain Seven District tournament final with a 53-44 win over Gate City.
Gate City and Wise Central battled in one semifinal, while Abingdon clashed with Ridgeview in the other Thursday.
Check out the action from Thursday's district tournament semifinal games as Norton took on Castlewood and Eastside faced off against Thomas Walker.
GATE CITY — It was raining 3-pointers on Wednesday inside the Gate City Middle School gymnasium as the Blue Devils netted 15 such baskets from beyond the arc in a 96-69 win over John Battle in the semifinals of the Mountain 7 boys basketball
Feb 14, 2019 at 12:51 AM
Check out photos of the action as Rye Cove clashed with Eastside during Wednesday's Cumberland District semifinals.