RCA Warriors won the boys and girls contest over Oakwood Christian at Fort Bluff Saturday.
Fort Bluff Camp
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Lady Warriors with yet another Victory
Rhea County Academy hosted Oakwood Christian at Fort Bluff Camp on Saturday. Both the Ladies and Men came away with victories. In the opening game of the day the continually improving Ladies team took on Oakwood Lady Eagles.
Madison Ricketts and Lexi Snyder lead the way as the Lady Warriors won the first quarter by an 8-6 margin. RCA turned up the defense in the second quarter and held Oakwood to 3 points and went in at the half with a 14-9 margin.
Oakwood came out strong in the third quarter led by Hall who scored 11 points on the strength of three long range treys. At the end of the quarter Oakwood had not only made up the deficit to take a 20-19 lead.
In the final quarter Sarah Simmons stepped up with 6 points to help push the Lady Eagles out to the lead and a final 30-27 win.
Scoring for RCA Lady Warriors:
Sarah Simmons – 10
Madison Ricketts – 9
Lexi Snyder – 9
Lydia Snyder – 2
RCA Warriors Boys Game versus Oakwood
In the second game of the day the Eagles took on Oakwood. When Jonathan Hostetler hit a three point basket from the head of the key, the Eagles were up 11-0 with 5:19 left in the first quarter. There was 4:18 left before Oakwood scored their first points and trailed 11-2 at that time. RCA scored the last five points of the quarter to take a 16-2 first quarter lead.
In the second quarter the Warriors scored the first five points of the quarter before Oakwood scored a basket to make the score 21-4. Zack Sommers came off the bench and hit an elbow three point basket to make the score 26-6 with 5 minutes to go in the half. Jonathan Hostetler’s short jumper pushed the lead up to 16 just before the halftime buzzer and the Warriors enjoyed a 31-15 lead. Six Warriors made the scoring column in the quarter.
Dylan Gibby had 6 points to lead Rhea County Academy in the third quarter as Rhea County enjoyed a 47-22 lead. In the fourth quarter seven different Warriors dented the scoring column and RCA ended the game with a 65-31 win. 12 players made the scoring column for the Warriors, lead by Jonathan Hostetler and Matt Truax with 12 each.
Scoring for RCA Warrior Boys:
Zack Sommers – 3
Josh Powell – 5
Drew Hall – 2
Matt Truax – 12
Sam Jones – 4
Timothy Hostetler – 2
Issac Hendrix – 4
Dylan Gibby – 6
Jacob Sommers – 4
Nathan Hudson – 5
Jonathan Hostetler – 12
Joe Hobbs – 6
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