Rocky Top D-League Week #3 and #4 Game Capsules

Four weeks in to our second season and this year has been nothing but spectacular thus far. Here are the game capsules for weeks #3 and #4.






Team Chandler 69

Team Garner 66


Nick Liakonis (Hardin Valley) broke a 66 all tie with three foul shots with no time on the clock lifting Team Chandler to a 69-66 win over Team Garner.


Liakonis finished with 15 while Walker Kyle (Bearden) had 19 to lead the victors.


Micah Simpson (Morristown East) and Carter Metz (Cherokee) scored 19 and 17 respectively.




Team Dawson 67

Team Fleming 66


Kris Kendrick (Sevier County) tipped in an errant shot at the buzzer lifting Team Dawson to a 67-66 win over Team Fleming in Rocky Top D-League action.


Lukas Walls (Knoxville Webb) led the scoring for the winners with 16 followed closely by Danny Stanton (Sevier County) with 12.


Blue Cain (Knoxville Catholic) had a monster day scoring 27 in the narrow loss. Ben Sompayrac (Knoxville Catholic) added 10.




Team Brown 73

Team Gregory 72


Abijah Washington (Austin East) got hot early and often scoring 31 points as Team Brown remained unblemished at 3-0 with a narrow 73-72 win over Team Gregory.


McKinley Tincher (Dobyns-Bennett) added 12 for the victors.


Davis Ernsberger (Maryville) and Jayden Houssewright (CAK) scored 19 and 17 respectively in the narrow defeat.


Eli Walls (Powell) added 15 and Zach Martin (Knoxville Central) had 13.




Team Evers 60

Team Cate 59


Brandon Winton (Knoxville Webb) scored 15 as Team Evers needed overtime to snake past Team Cate 60-59 in Rocky Top D-League action.


John Tolsma (Knoxville Webb) added 13.


Cade Standifer (Bearden) took game scoring honors with 21 in the tough loss. Luke Carter (CAK) pitched in with 15.





Abijah Washington (Austin East) 31pts

Blue Cain (Knoxville Catholic) 27pts

Cade Standifer (Bearden) 21pts

Davis Ernsberger (Maryville) 19pts

Walker Kyle (Bearden) 19pts

Micah Simpson (Morristown East) 19pts

Jayden Housewright (CAK) 17pts

Carter Metz (Cherokee) 17pts

Lukas Walls (Knoxville Webb) 16pts

Luke Carter (CAK) 15pts

Nick Liakonis (Hardin Valley) 15pts

Eli Walls (Powell) 15pts

Brandon Winton (Knoxville Webb) 15pts







Team Garner 72

Team Evers 50


Micah Simpson (Morristown East) dropped 22 markers as Team Garner (1-3) secured their first win of the season with a 72-50 win over Team Evers (2-2).


Jamal Yarbrough (Austin East) added 12 while Jaquarious Sanders (Austin East) and Cooper Wright (Morristown East) each added 11 in the win.


Brandon Winton (Knoxville Webb) and John Tolsma (Knoxville Webb) scored 14 and 12 respectively in the loss.




Team Gregory 91

Team Fleming 90


Drew Brillhart (Bearden) led a five pack of double digits scorers with 17 as Team Gregory (1-3) staked their first win of the season with a brilliant 91-90 triumph over Team Fleming (1-3).


Jayden Housewright (CAK) and Nick Johnson (Maryville) scored 15 each, Eli Walls (Powell) added 14 and Jake Smith (Powell) closed with 10.


Blue Cain (Knoxville Catholic) and Yeshan Warren (Knoxville Catholic) scored 33 and 27 points respectively in their second straight one point defeat.




Team Chandler 86

Team Cate 65


Nick Liakonis (Hardin Valley) and Jaxon Williams (Grainger) dropped 17 each as Team Chandler (4-0) made a big statement moving to 4-0 in the Moon Division with an 86-65 win over Team Cate (1-3).


Walker Kyle (Bearden) added 15, Luke Lentz (Bearden) had 13 and Jaylen Pannell (Hardin Valley) added 10 for the victors.


Cade Standifer (Bearden) had another fine showing scoring a game high 20 markers in the loss.


Wyatt Shomaker (Bearden) added 12 and Luke Carter (CAK) had 11.




Team Brown 59

Team Dawson 58


Luke Simpson (Knoxville Central) dribbled in a runner as time expired to give Team Brown (4-0) a miraculous 59-58 win over Team Dawson (2-2).


Lukas Walls (Knoxville Webb), who finished with 21 points, sank a three and was fouled with only seconds on the clock giving Team Dawson a 58-57 before the Simpson heroics to end the game.


Darian Bailey (Knoxville Central) led all scorers with 26 in the win, which vaults Team Brown into a virtual championship game lock in the Jackie Division.


Abijah Washington (Austin East) added 10 in the win.


Danny Stanton (Sevier County) added 15 in the heart breaking loss.





Blue Cain (Knoxville Catholic) 33pts

Yeshan Warren (Knoxville Catholic) 27pts

Darian Bailey (Knoxville Central) 26pts

Micah Simpson (Morristown East) 22pts

Lukas Walls (Knoxville Webb) 21pts

Cade Standifer (Bearden) 20pts

Drew Brillhart (Bearden) 17pts

Nick Liakonis (Hardin Valley) 17pts

Jaxon Williams (Grainger) 17pts

Jayden Housewright (CAK) 15pts

Nick Johnson (Maryville) 15pts

Danny Stanton (Sevier County) 15pts