Marae Foreman and his Dobyns-Bennett teammates took Science Hill’s best shot to win their second straight District 1-AAA boys basketball championship, winning 67-53 on Tuesday night.
Patrick Damron’s Spartans knocked down 12 3-pointers on their way to an 82-66 win over Northwood in Tuesday’s Region 1D quarterfinal round.
Senior Taylor Owens lifted Virginia High to a 58-57 overtime win against Union in the Region 2D girls quarterfinals on Tuesday.
On Tuesday night, a veteran Lebanon girls basketball team overcame a six-point deficit with 2:16 left to defeat Gate City 45-44 in the quarterfinals of the Region 2D tournament.
A pair of tight games settled the District 1-AA boys basketball tournament on Tuesday at Happy Valley. Elizabethton fought off Sullivan South 50-45 in overtime to win the championship and Johnson County won the third-place game 67-58 over Unicoi
On a night when both teams posted their lowest point totals of the season, No. 5 Tennessee outlasted Vanderbilt 58-46 on Tuesday in the Vols’ first game since losing their No. 1 ranking.
Dobyns-Bennett added the District 1-AAA boys basketball tournament championship to its Big 7 Conference title with a 67-53 victory over Science Hill on Tuesday inside Bobby Snyder Gymnasium in Gray.
The Eastside basketball teams had a high time Tuesday in their Region 1D quarterfinal games in Coeburn. After the Lady Spartans took care of Holston 68-43, the Eastside boys ran off with an 82-66 victory over Northwood. Both advanced to semifinal
“After talking with Zach and talking with people about him, there was no doubt that he would be the perfect guy to take over our offense.”
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Justin Hamilton, a Clintwood native who played under Frank Beamer at Virginia Tech, spent the past year as the Hokies’ director of player development for the defense.
Jeila Greenlee finished with 23 points, six assists and five steals to lead Science Hill past Dobyns-Bennett 59-37 on Monday night in the District 1-AAA girls basketball final.
The fifth-seeded Lady Cyclones handled the second-seeded Lady Rebels 56-42 on Monday to earn the District 1-AA championship.
The Sullivan Central Lady Cougars claimed victory in the third-place game of the District 1-AA basketball tournament on Monday with their hard-fought 62-59 win over Unicoi County in Elizabethton.
Thomas Walker’s boys and Twin Springs’ girls both fell just short of advancing to regional quarterfinal play Monday, the Pioneers dropping an overtime decision at Twin Valley and the Lady Titans losing at Council on a made free throw.