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.
Top-seeded Science Hill added the District 1-AAA girls basketball tournament championship to its regular-season title with Monday's 59-37 victory over Dobyns-Bennett at Bobby Snyder Gymnasium in Gray.
The Elizabethton Lady Cyclones continued their late-season surge by defeating Sullivan South 56-42 on Monday in the championship game of the District 1-AA basketball tournament at Happy Valley.
Last year’s 160-pound class champion in Class AAA, Science Hill senior Chase Diehl won the 170-pound state title on Saturday — capping a remarkable 63-0 season.
Saturday night’s District 1-AA basketball tournament semifinals featured a little big-dog hunting, and the Sullivan South boys and Elizabethton girls both caught their prey.
Dobyns-Bennett sprinted out of the blocks in a 77-47 District 1-AAA semifinal win over Daniel Boone on Saturday that carried the Indians into a championship clash with Science Hill.
Castlewood’s Casey Bush and Gunnar Jessee captured VHSL Class 1 wrestling championships Saturday, and Union’s Mason Polier brought home Class 2 gold in the 195-pound class.
Wise Central never trailed on its way to a dominating win over Abingdon in Saturday’s Mountain 7 girls tournament championship game in Norton.
Dobyns-Bennett scored the game's first 20 points and rolled over Daniel Boone 77-47 on Saturday in the semifinals of the District 1-AAA boys basketball tournament at Bobby Snyder Gymnasium in Gray.
The boys of Sullivan South and Elizabethton advanced to the finals of the District 1-AA tournament with wins on Saturday at Happy Valley, while the Lady Cyclones knocked off top-seeded Sullivan Central in the girls' semifinal round. The Rebels
Thanks in part to the rip-net shooting of Alex Harris, the Sullivan South girls dominated Unicoi County 71-54 in Saturday’s District 1-AA semifinals.
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.