Elizabethton teams advance to district championships

Published 8:33 am Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Lady Cyclones are clicking at the right time.

After topping Happy Valley in the opening round, the Lady Cyclones upset Sullivan Central 53-34 in the District 1-A Tournament Semifinals Saturday night.

The win earned the Lady Cyclones a spot at the championship which was played Monday night against Sullivan South.

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Elizabethton’s Kaitlin Bailey led the way with 25 points while her teammate Morgan Headrick followed up with nine points.

In boys action, Elizabethton rolled past Unicoi 55-38 to earn a spot at the championship game against Johnson County Tuesday night.

The Cyclones were led by Evan Perkins who had 15 points while Bryson Rollins had 10.