Jr. Highlanders subdue Bulldogs

Published 1:10 am Saturday, December 6, 2014

By Lisa Benfield


The junior high boys from Cloudland defeated the Hampton Bulldogs in Roan Mountain on Tuesday evening 60-36. The ‘Landers poured in 23 first-quarter points to establish a lead which they held for four quarters.

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Cloudland’s Josh Blair had 13 of his game-high 19 points in the first quarter. Hampton’s Jordan Bentley scored six points in the first; he and Matthew Hughes each had eight points and accounted for almost half of the Bulldogs’ points. Hampton’s leading scorer for the evening was Bryson Andrews with nine points.

Eighth-grade girls

The eighth-grade girls from Roan Mountain beat Hampton’s girls 45-32. The first quarter ended with a tight score, with Cloudland up 5-4. However, the Lady Jr Highlanders poured it on in the second quarter, outscoring the opposition by 25 points.