Jr. Cyclone girls, boys race past Jr. Warriors

Published 1:19 am Thursday, November 21, 2019




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After a disappointing showing against Liberty Bell on Monday, Coach Matt Fox issued a big challenge to his T.A. Dugger girl’s team and they responded in a 45-21 win over the visiting Happy Valley Jr. Lady Warriors.

The Jr. Lady Cyclones blasted out to a 16-3 lead at the first horn and never looked in the rearview mirror the rest of the way.

Behind 13 points apiece from Michelle Shields and Kayelyn Nave who more than provided enough offense for the win, the Jr. Lady Cyclones played at another level.

Marlee Mathena and Mollie Johnson played a solid contributing role collecting six points each while Aubrey Cole netted three points.

Abbie Crigger and Rhi Williams closed out the scoring for TAD with two points apiece.

Lacey Byrd led all scorers in the contest as the Jr. Lady Warrior blistered the nets for 16 points.

Marcida Thompson and Rayna Byrd were the only other two players who scored for Happy Valley as Thompson rang up four points and Byrd adding one point.


T.A. Dugger..….41

Happy Valley…18

After a tight first quarter that saw the Jr. Cyclones eke out a slim two-point advantage 14-12, TAD locked down defensively the rest of the way to take a 41-18 win over Happy Valley.

Mason Ball led the way for the Jr. Cyclones with 13 points and eight rebounds in the game.

Jeriah Griffin added 11 points in the win and recorded three steals. Will Churchill contributed to the win with eight points and seven boards.

Luke Whaley (6 pts.), Zion Reddick (2 pts, 3 reb.), and Andrew Blevins (1 pt.) closed out the scoring ledger for TAD.

Eli Blevins and Mac Paulson came up huge on the glass with seven and three rebounds respectively.

Austin Nickels led the Jr. Warriors on the night with seven points while Drew Blevins netted five points.

Joseph Sowards (4 pts.) and Dakota Grindstaff (2) finalized the scoring for Happy Valley.

Junior Varsity

Happy Valley…..45

T.A. Dugger……..34

Behind 13 points each from Austin Nickels and Drew Blevins, the Happy Valley JV team downed the Jr. Cyclones in an eleven-point contest, 45-34.

Donavan Maxwell and AJ Campbell dropped in six points as well for the winners.

Colby Blevins had nine points to lead the Jr. Cyclones in scoring in the contest with Rhett Slagle dropping in seven points.

A trio of players hit for four each for TAD including Andrew Barnett, Jackson Buckle, and Jaiden Wallen.