Eagle Beat McMinn: Lose to Walker Valley
Evensville, TN — The Rhea County High School Eagles basketball team split two games in their Hall of Fame Tournament against two teams they had played earlier in the season. On Friday night the Eagles revenged their earlier loss to McMinn with a 71-61 win. On Saturday, they lost for second time to Walker Valley, falling 71-54.
The Eagles will next be in action on Wednesday afternoon as they travel to White County to play in the Sonic Shootout. They are scheduled for 1 pm game against Clarkrange and win puts them against White County Kings Academy winner for 9 pm game on Thursday. A loss will put them in an 11 am game against loser of the Kings/White game. With two wins they would be in Championship game on Friday at 8 pm. A loss and win puts them in 2:00 pm consolation bracket championship on Friday night.
Scoring for the Eagles against McMinn were: Harveston 3, Thunquist 3, Waldo 9, Hill 8, Laws 26, Guthrie 16, Palermino 6.
Scoring for Eagles against Walker Valley were:Waldo 3, Vincent 2, Hill 4, Laws 16, Palermino 6, Guthrie 21.