KINGSPORT — A 45-minute rain delay and a 45-minute at-bat by Centennial were more than Dobyns-Bennett could overcome on Thursday, as the Cougars came to J. Fred Johnson Stadium and run-ruled the Indians 13-3.
In a rousing season opener under first-year soccer coach Tom LaGuardia, Dobyns-Bennett mercy-ruled Tennessee High 9-0 in Tuesday’s District 1-AAA match at Indian Highland Park.
While it poured raindrops outside, Dobyns-Bennett’s Marae Foreman was raining 3-pointers inside the Buck Van Huss Dome during Saturday night’s Region 1-AAA quarterfinal game.
Dobyns-Bennett used a 14-1 run to close out the game and subdue pesky Jefferson County 56-41 in Friday’s Region 1-AAA girls basketball quarterfinals in the Buck Van Huss Dome.
Two improbable rallies highlighted Tuesday’s Three Rivers Conference basketball action when Sullivan South traveled to Happy Valley.
South coach Michael McMeans: “We shot so poorly tonight. You just can’t do that against a good team like Elizabethton. In the end, they made the hustle plays and we didn’t.”
University High went to Sullivan North on Friday and gave the Golden Raiders a Watauga Valley Conference basketball lesson.
Cherokee senior Harper Russell scored six points in one second to rally the Lady Chiefs to a 46-41 Big 7 Conference basketball win over David Crockett on Friday.
The Lady Rebels iced their Three Rivers win over the Lady Patriots by making their foul shots, and the South boys came back late to beat East on Tuesday night.
In the girls’ game, the Lady Bulldogs held a two-point heading into the second half but used a stout defensive effort to limit the Lady Raiders to just six more points in a 45-22 Watauga Valley victory on Friday.