Holiday showdown at Johnson City Eye Clinic/Carter County Sports Hall of Fame Elementary Tournament

Published 9:09 am Thursday, December 28, 2023

BY C.Y. Peters

The Johnson City Eye Clinic/Carter County Sports Hall of Fame Elementary Tournament, a culmination of talent, dedication, and sheer grit displayed by young athletes.

The spotlight shone on the Hunter Girls, their remarkable performance propelling them to the Championship game on Saturday night. Meanwhile, the stage was set for the clash between Happy Valley and Fall Branch in the girls varsity division, a game destined to determine the Hunter Girls’ opponent.

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The Valley Forge Pee Wees basked in glory after a monumental victory over Happy Valley, securing their spot in the final four in the boys JV division.

The Hunter Boys blazed a trail into the semi-finals in the boys varsity division, earning respect with each decisive win. Simultaneously, the girls JV teams—Hunter, Cherokees, Fall Branch, and Happy Valley—showcased their skills, setting the courts ablaze with their skillful plays and unyielding determination.

The tournament is more than a display of athleticism; it was a celebration of sportsmanship, camaraderie, and the unbridled passion these young athletes held for their respective games.

As Friday looms closer, all eyes turned to the decisive clash between Happy Valley and Fall Branch, a showdown destined to define the championship narrative. The stakes are high, and the competition fierce as the teams battled for a coveted spot in the finals.

The finals awaited, promising a crescendo of basketball brilliance. Families, fans, and enthusiasts fill the stands, ready to witness the crowning moments of this unforgettable tournament.