Twin Springs 44, Rye Cove 27
NICKELSVILLE — Shiloah Darnell’s 13-point performance propelled Twin Springs to a 44-27 first-round victory over Rye Cove in the Cumberland District girls basketball tournament on Tuesday night.
The Lady Titans (8-14) limited the Lady Eagles (2-22) to nine points in the first half and a total of eight field goals in the contest.
Lucindy Lawson scored 12 points and went 4-for-6 from the charity stripe in the Lady Eagles’ loss.
Twin Springs will face Castlewood in Friday night’s semifinals at Thomas Walker.
Lee 49, John Battle 45
BRISTOL, Va. — The Lady Generals got 13 points from Samantha Ely and 11 from Makenzie Arney as they shocked the Lady Trojans in the first round of the Clinch Mountain District tournament.
John Battle got 13 points from Chloe Harris and 12 from Brooke Rutherford.
University High 54, Tri-Cities Christian 51
BLOUNTVILLE — Taylor Treadway, Lexi Crouthers and Megan Blair combined for 47 points to lead the Lady Junior Bucs to the victory over the Lady Golden Eagles.
Treadway and Blair paced University High with 16 points apiece. Crouthers added 15 .
Alicia Cook led the way for Tri-Cities with 18 points, a total that included a 6-for-8 showing from the charity stripe.
KACHEA 32, Sullivan North 28
KINGSPORT — KACHEA’s Elena Prillhart’s 10 points provided the winning edge in a road victory at Sullivan North.
With the game tied at 12 at the half, the Lady Wildcats outscored the Lady Golden Raiders 12-2 in the third quarter for the win.
Cloudland 53, Providence 29
ROAN MOUNTAIN — Brooke Rhodes poured in 20 points and the Lady Highlanders wrapped up their regular season with a easy victory over Providence Academy.
Sue Ellen Harrod led the Lady Knights with 13 points and Erica Roller chipped in 11.
Hampton 57, Chuckey-Doak 49
HAMPTON — Alexis Bowers had 25 points and Dorothy Dugger added 16 for the Lady Bulldogs, who downed the Lady Black Knights in the final regular-season contest for both squads.
Hampton meets North Greene on Saturday at Science Hill in the opening round of the District 1-A tournament.
Virginia High 62, Lee 54
BRISTOL, Va. — Zach Bossard pumped in 22 points — including three 3-pointers — and the Bearcats also got 17 points from Nick Howard in a victory over the Generals in the opening round of the Clinch Mountain District tournament.
Lee’s Adam Pendleton led all scorers with 23 points, and teammate Dylan Hounshell chipped in 12.
University High 81, Tri-Cities Christian 38
BLOUNTVILLE — Marcus Taylor scored 21 points to lead the Junior Bucs to the win over the Golden Eagles. Seth Hilbert added 15 points and Calen Archer 11.
Tri-Cities Christian (11-11), playing without two starters, was outscored 43-12 in the second half.
Caleb Adkins had 12 points and Holden Joseph 11 for the Golden Eagles.
Cloudland 74, Providence 40
ROAN MOUNTAIN — The Highlanders finished their regular season on a high note, cruising to the non-district win.
Zac Potter led four Cloudland players in double figures with 16 points. Zac Benfield added 14, Dylan McClellan 11 and Mason Carnett 10 for the Highlanders.
Caleb Sprouse scored 15 points to lead Providence Academy.
Cloudland opens the District 1-A tournament against University High on Saturday at Science Hill.