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High School Wrap up

Oliver Springs 23

Greenback 53

The playoff run ended for the Oliver Springs Bobcats last Friday night as they fell at Greenback by a score of 53-23.

Oliver Springs fell behind 15-3 in the first quarter before the home exploded for 31 points in the second quarter to lead 46-3 at the half.

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Senators fall at Gresham

The Norris Middle School Senators fell at Gresham last Monday (Nov. 6) by a score of 64-50.

Gresham took a 23-8 lead in the first quarter and the Senators never recovered from the early deficit.

The home team led 36-23 at halftime and Norris was unable to make up any ground in the second half.

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Lady Hawks win

The Clinton Middle School Lady Hawks beat visiting Horace Maynard 31-22 on Thursday.

Sarah Burton led Clinton with a dominant performance. How dominant? She personally outscored the Lady Red Devils as she bucketed 23 points.

After HMMS went up 3-0 early in the first quarter, Sarah Newport scored to cut the score to 3-2. The Lady Red Devils upped their lead to 5-2 but Karleigh Kellepourey scored to make it a 5-4 game and Burton converted a traditional three-point play to put the Lady Hawks ahead 7-5 at the end of the first quarter.

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Hawks roll over Red Devils

The Clinton Middle School Hawks rolled to a 51-32 win over visiting Horace Maynard on Thursday evening.

The Hawks staked themselves to a 13-7 in the first quarter as Rishon Bright, Jackson Garner, Trace Thackerson, and Tyler Morgan shared the scoring for Clinton.

The Red Devils bounced back a bit in the second quarter as they posted 10 points but the trio of Bright, Thackerson, and Lane Harrison managed to put up 14 points and give the Hawks a 27-17 lead at the half.

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Lady Blaze get first win

The Clinton City School Lady Blaze picked up their first win in program history last Monday (Nov. 6) with a 26-14 victory over the Clinton Middle School junior varsity.

The Lady Blaze made the short walk next door and jumped out to a 12-4 lead in the first quarter as Allie York, Bralee Hall, and Lanee Carmichael put points on the board for CCS. Chloe Hensley and Cheyenne Fox scored for the Lady Hawks.

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Blaze record first win in program history

The Clinton City Schools Blaze opened the week with a tough loss to their next-door neighbor, the junior varsity of Clinton Middle School last Monday night.

The young Hawks won 62-23.

The Hawks put 12 points on the scoreboard in the first quarter and 16 more in the second quarter as Bryson White, Javon Rodd, Teegan Bolinger, Alex Gaetz, Anthony Anderson, Carter Nelson, and Andrew Meier scored for CMS.

Hayden Craig, Luke Sanders, Abram Temple, and Travis Jackson scored for The Blaze as they went into halftime down 28-12.

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Mavericks take fight out of Cyclones to advance to quarterfinals

The Anderson County Mavericks continued their historic season last Friday night with a 38-21 win over visiting Elizabethton.

The win not only moved the Mavericks to 12-0, it also advanced them the third round of the Class 4A playoffs.

The Anderson County defense set the tone early as they forced a quick three and out from the Fighting Cyclones on the opening drive of the game.

The Mavericks took over on their own 27-yard line following the punt. Quarterback Stanton Martin opened with a seven-yard completion to Ryan Moog and then Mason Phillips ran for six more. Martin then completed an eight-yard pass to Austin Elliott before scrambling for 14 more yards. He then completed an 18-yard pass to Dalton Wilson and a six-yard pass to Andrew Hatmaker.

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