On Saturday, Rhea County Academy hosted Tennessee Christian Prep School at Fort Bluff.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Rhea County Academy Lady Warriors
This was good win and now RCA was even or better with the schools they had played this year.
Coach Tim Hostetler – RCA Warriors
In the first game of the day the Lady Warriors began slowly and trailed at the end of the first quarter 6-3. The next quarter, TCPS widened the margin with a 14-2 run and at the halftime buzzer they led 20-5. In the second half, the Lady Warriors could not get their shots to fall on their way to a 38-7 loss. Madison Ricketts was the leading scorer with three points.
Rhea County Academy Warriors
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In the second game of the Day the Warriors led by Matt Truax’s 6 points had carved out a 14-8 lead. In the second quarter RCA continued to increase their lead and had doubled up on the visiting team by a 28-14 margin. Tennessee Christian cut into the RCA lead in the third quarter by outscoring the Warriors 14-11 and trailed 39-28 going into the final quarter. In the last quarter the Warriors were able to maintain their lead en route to a final margin of 51-40.
Matt Truax led Rhea County Academy with 20 points. Also scoring for RCA: Josh Powell ( 6 pts), Jonathan Hostetler ( 7 pts ), Joe Hobbs ( 6 pts ), Tim Hostetler ( 4 pts ), Isaac Hendrix ( 4 pts ) and Dylan Gibby ( 4 pts ). Coach Tim Hostetler said, “This was good win and now RCA was even or better with the schools they had played this year.” Rhea County Academy next plays on the road against Apostolic Christian School of Knoxville on Tuesday at 5 pm and 6 pm.
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Game Photos by Gary Bolden.