How good is Science Hill in boys basketball? The numbers paint a picture that can be interpreted in different ways. But to best answer the original question, look at the makeup of the team.
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The Twin Springs boys came out on top in an interstate matchup with Sullivan North on Monday, which saw Castlewood’s boys and the girls of Twin Springs and Lee High also add to the win column.
A look at the high school standings for boys and girls basketball teams in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia as of Jan. 20:
Rennia Davis sank a deep, step-back 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left and the No. 23 Lady Vols beat Alabama 65-63 on Monday night to snap a five-game losing streak in the series.
Chris Brown’s Daniel Boone team rallied from down 10 points with under two minutes left to play but came up short in a 70-67 loss at Greeneville on Monday.
Kaely Gose, a senior at Milligan and Gate City alum, was named the Appalachian Athletic Conference women’s basketball player of the week on Monday.
Middle Tennessee State’s Courtney Whitson, a former Dobyns-Bennett standout, was named the Conference USA freshman of the week on Monday.
Isaiah Tisdale had 26 points and 12 rebounds, hitting 6 of 9 from 3-point range, and ETSU defeated Western Carolina 85-66 on Saturday night at Ramsey Center.
Jordan Bowden scored 21 points, and the Vols beat the Commodores 66-45 Saturday, their fifth straight win in the series and their longest winning streak in the in-state rivalry in 38 years.
An injury-plagued Virginia-Wise women’s basketball team used a fourth-quarter rally Saturday to stop a three-game SAC skid.
Also in Friday’s high school roundup, Jada Smith recorded her 1,000th career point and finished with 19 to lead the Union girls to a 57-20 win at John Battle.
Daniel Boone and David Crockett produced one of those it’s-too-bad-somebody-had-to-lose Big 7 games Friday night, a double-overtime affair that could have gone either way.
In a game that resembled Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett hardwood battles of the distant past, the Hilltoppers overcame the extremely stubborn Indians 76-73 in overtime at The New Gym.
The Eastside girls basketball team got some respect the best way possible Friday. The Lady Spartans earned it.