Sasha Neglia capped off her high school career finishing 24th in a field of 201 runners with a time of 18:09.0 at the Nike Cross Nationals at Glendoveer Golf Course in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday.
Joltin Harrison led Sullivan Central with 18 points and Ty Barb ended with eight as the Cougars fell to Mountain Heritage (N.C.) Friday night in the DoubleTree Roundball Classic, held in Johnson City.
Other winners across the region Friday night included the University High and David Crockett boys and Sullivan South and Twin Springs girls.
Science Hill went old school to give Farragut its first failing grade of the season. Playing in retro uniforms inside the old Topper Palace, the Hilltoppers defeated the Admirals 69-55 in a battle of previously unbeaten teams in the DoubleTree Roundball Classic.
Avery Strickland hit a pair of free throws with .3 of second left in the game to lift Farragut’s Lady Admirals to a dramatic 44-42 win over host Science Hill in Friday’s opening night of the Doubletree Roundball Showcase.
GRAY — Daniel Boone’s boys basketball team overcame a ragged first half Friday night at Bobby Snyder Gym with a much-better performance after intermission, eventually nabbing an 80-57 Big 7 Conference win over Volunteer.
WISE — The senior trio of Emili Brooks, Jayda Smith and Heather Lipps led the way for Union on Friday as the Bears claimed a 55-43 victory over Sullivan East in the semifinals of the Powell Valley National Bank Tip-Off Classic at UVA Wise.
Sullivan North held Castlewood scoreless in the first half and to just four first-half points in a 43-15 girls win at the Ballard Lee Bearcat Tip-Off Tournament at Virginia High.
Last week’s Nike Cross Country Southeast regional race wasn’t nearly as muddy as the previous year, and Dobyns-Bennett senior Sasha Neglia took full advantage of the opportunity.
In a benefit game between VHSL boys basketball powerhouses Gate City and Eastside, sharpshooter Bradley Dean stole the show.
Last week was a good one for Cynita Webb. The Virginia-Wise senior was named the South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball player of the week after averaging 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Sullivan East may have let one get away on the road last December, but the Patriots weren’t as generous Tuesday night against Sullivan Central.
Sullivan East and Sullivan Central split their varsity basketball games on Tuesday, the first night of Three Rivers Conference play for both teams. After the Lady Cougars opened with a 54-38 victory, the East boys pulled away in the second half of a
The Science Hill boys earned their seventh consecutive victory to start the season, pounding Cherokee 70-32 in the Big 7 basketball opener for both teams Tuesday night.
David Crocket fell behind hot-shooting Sullivan South 15-1 on Tuesday night, and the homestanding Rebels never trailed in taking a 66-56 win.