Rhea County Basketball sweeps Hixson

Rhea County Basketball opened home season with wins by Eagles and Lady Eagles over Hixson>(Photo:GaryBolden/RheaFReview)

Eagles win 76-52, Lady Eagles win 64-21

November 2017

Evensville, TN —  Rhea County High School basketball teams opened home season with wins vs Hixson on Monday night.  The Lady Eagles used a 31-5 first quarter to continue on to 64-21 win.  Micah Black had a 15 point first quarter and finished with 17 points for the game.  Mallory Hampton scored 13 to assist Micah in scoring.  Rhea County hit 7 three point baskets and went 9 of 13 from the line on the night.  Lady Eagles emptied bench early and often in this game.

Eagles had the advantage in every quarter on the way to a 24 points win, 76-52.  Jordan Wilkerson led the way with 20 points and Ricky Guthrie added 17 points to lead the Eagles.  Eagles had 4 players in double figures as Kaleb Laws and Gavin Stewart each added 10 points for the Eagles.  9 Eagles dented the scoring column.

Rhea vs Hixson girls score sheet.

VarsityRCHS G – HixsonGirls3 PtFTAFTM
1Maddie Taylor8200
2Haley Cameron5100
5Lily Garrison1013
11Mariah Martin2000
12Sydney Jenkins4022
15Micah Black17100
22Mallory Hampton13033
23McKinley Mathis3100
24Macy Welch11234
Score by Quarter1234
64Rhea County312175


Rhea vs Hixson boys score sheet.

VarsityRCHS vs HixsonGirls3 PtFTAFTM
2Carson Ruehling0000
4Jordan Wilkerson20312
10Dylan Palermino0000
11Kannon Oggs5034
12Mason Reynolds2000
13Hunter Hill7100
14Drake Taylor2000
15Jaden Austin3100
22Matt Levi0000
23Kaleb Laws10002
24Gavin Stewart10002
32Ricky Guthrie17014
35Micah Hunter0000
ScoreScore by Quarter
76Rhea County17212018


Lady Eagles 68 Grace 48

Lady Eagles won 68-48 against Knoxville Grace in the Hall of Fame game played in Crossville on Saturday.  Micah Black and Haley Cameron were the leading scorers with 22 and 16 points respectively.  Mallory Hampton added 9 points and was very active on the boards and in the passing lanes on defense.  Lady Eagles took 16-11 first quarter lead and built on the lead until the 4th quarter when Grace had a 14-6 advantage.  Lady Eagles were able to substitute liberally and 9 players made the score book.

VarsityRCHS G  – GraceGirls3 PtFTAFTM
1Maddie Taylor5100
2Haley Cameron16325
3Maddie Smith2000
4Caity Blevins4000
11Mariah Martin2000
12Sydney Jenkins2000
15Micah Black22422
22Mallory Hampton9034
24Macy Welch6200
Nov 18,17Total6810711
Score by Quarter1234
68Rhea County1623236


Cumberland County over Eagles 63-55

In the second game of Hall of Fame Tournament for Eagles in Hall of Fame Tournament held at Cumberland County, the Jets took 25-16 first quarter lead and Eagles Jets pushed lead to 44-31 at the half.  Eagles came back to win both 3rd and 4th quarter, but not by enough to get the win in the 63-55 loss.   Gavin Stewart and Kaleb Laws both worked well down load and led the Eagles with 13 and 11 points respectively.  Jordan Wilkerson joined Stewart and Laws in double figures with 10 points.

VarsityRhea County – CCHSGirls3 PtFTAFTM
4Jordan Wilkerson10122
11Kannon Oggs5100
12Mason Reynolds7034
13Hunter Hill2000
14Drake Taylor2000
15Jaden Austin1000
22Matt Levi2000
23Kaleb Laws11100
24Gavin Stewart13036
32Ricky Guthrie2000
Score by Quarter1234
55Rhea County1615177
63Cumberland County2519154
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