Week #2 action at the Rocky Top High School Fall League took off like a shot. Lets take a look........
Team Upchurch 109
Team Driscoll 60
Easton Upchurch (Maryville) and Kelvin Jackson (Carter) dropped 26 and 25 respectively as Team Upchurch moved to 2-0 with a 109-60 win over Team Driscoll.
Upchurch rang up 8 three point bombs of his own while the team knocked down a total of 18 for the contest.
Joining their teammates in the box score were Caylor Tallent (Maryville) with 17, John Woodruff (Carter) with 16, Jordan Bowden (Carter) with 13 and Tristan Upchurch (Maryville) with 12.
Team Upchurch (2-0) puts their unblemished mark on the line this Saturday at Alcoa against a surging Team Garman (0-2).
Luke Smith (Knoxville Catholic) had another good day for Team Driscoll notching 24 points while Will Snyder (Bearden) chipped in with 15 in the loss.
Team Driscoll (0-2) will look to bounce back as they battle Team Feltner (1-1) this Saturday at Alcoa.
Team Jeffers 72
Team Coffin 68
One of the best games of the day came down to the wire as Team Jeffers moved their season mark to 2-0 with a tough 72-68 win over Team Coffin.
Balanced scoring highlighted the day for Team Jeffers (2-0) as Caleb Hayes (Anderson County) led the scoring brigade with 14 markers followed closely by the Oak Ridge boys, Geevontay Gee (Oak Ridge) and DeAndre Gibson (Oak Ridge) with 12 each and Javien Johnson (Oak Ridge) with 11.
The loss offset an outstanding shooting performance by rising senior Blaine Shockley (Hardin Valley) who scorched the twine for 27 large. Tyler Nichols (Elizabethton) chipped in with 13 while Darrin Gillenwater (Campbell County) added 11 in the close loss.
Team Jeffers puts their gaudy 2-0 record on the line this Saturday at Alcoa as they welcome Team Watts (1-1) into the terror dome.
Team Coffin looks to rebound as they take on Team Holt (1-1).
Team Steinmetz 85
Team Holt 74
Logan Lowe (Scott) dropped 23 points as Team Steinmetz garnered their first win of the young season with an 85-74 victory over previously unbeaten Team Holt.
Lowe had the hot hand from the start. He was joined in the scorebook by Jacob Cawood (Midway) with 14 and Tyler Steinmetz (Oakdale) with a cool dozen.
With the win Team Steinmetz moves to 1-1 and will battle fellow Stokes Division foe Team Lawhon (1-1) fresh off their first win of the season.
Stanley Valentine (Hampton) led a foursome of double digit warriors for Team Holt with 17. Chase Cerny (CAK) added 16, Luke Sheppard (Grace Christian) added 12 and Lucas Campbell (CAK) pitched in with 10.
Team Holt takes their 1-1 record to Alcoa where they will battle Team Coffin (0-2).
Team Feltner 56
Team Matthews 54
A defensive struggle ensued at Grace Christian this past Saturday as Team Feltner behind 17 markers from Bailey Lamb (Grainger) and 16 from John Bryant (Jefferson County) edged the defending Rocky Top Champions, Team Matthews 56-54.
A close affair throughout the game came down to several tough defensive stops. Team Feltner moves to 1-1 with the win and looks to keep on the right side of the ledger as they tangle with Team Driscoll this Saturday at Alcoa.
The low scoring affair saw only Austin Brown (Cumberland County) score double digits for Team Matthews, who now moves to 1-1 on the season and looks to rebound against unbeaten Team Sharp (2-0) this Saturday at Alcoa.
Team Sharp 65
Team Garman 60
Dalton Price (Maryville) scored 14 of his game high 23 points in the second half as Team Sharp overcame a large deficit to keep their unblemished season intact with a 65-60 win over Team Garman in Week #2 of the Rocky Top Fall League at Grace Christian.
Price finished with 6 three pointers on the day and was assisted in the scoring column by Seth Shaffer (Sequoyah) with 15 and big Jai Atkins (William Blount) who netted 13 in the come from behind win.
Team Sharp puts their pretty 2-0 mark on the table as they challenge defending champion Team Matthews this Saturday at Alcoa.
Trey Mitchell (Knoxville Central) grabbed scoring honors for Team Garman with 12 while Yosmond Fenderson (Fulton) finished with 10.
Team Garman (0-2) welcomes unbeaten Team Upchurch to the Tornados Den in Alcoa this Saturday.
Team Lawhon 69
Team Watts 52
Dylan Brewster (Lenoir City) came out guns blazing dropping 17 markers as Team Lawhon got off to a blistering start and held on for a 69-52 win over Team Watts.
The win was the first of the young season for Team Lawhon who also received 15 markers from Seth Leonard (Sweetwater) and 11 from newcomer Collin Russell (Stone Memorial).
Team Lawhon carries their winning streak on the road to picturesque Alcoa High School for a showdown with Team Steinmetz (1-1).
Rising sophomore Justin Barnett (Sevier County) had the hot hand for Team Watts leading with 13 markers. Ethan Loveday (Sevier County) pitched in with 11.
Top Scoring Efforts (August 30th)
Blaine Shockley (Hardin Valley) 27pts
Easton Upchurch (Maryville) 26pts
Kelvin Jackson (Carter) 25pts
Luke Smith (Knoxville Catholic) 24pts
Logan Lowe (Scott) 23pts
Dalton Price (Maryville) 23pts
Dylan Brewster (Lenoir City) 17pts
Bailey Lamb (Grainger) 17pts
Caylor Tallent (Maryville) 17pts
Stanley Valentine (Hampton) 17pts
Schedule (September 6th @ Alcoa)
10:00 Team Lawhon (1-1) vs. Team Steinmetz (1-1)
11:00 Team Garman (0-2) vs. Team Upchurch (2-0)
12:00 Team Jeffers (2-0) vs. Team Watts (1-1)
1:00 Team Driscoll (0-2) vs. Team Feltner (1-1)
2:00 Team Holt (1-1) vs. Team Coffin (0-2)
3:00 Team Matthews (1-1) vs. Team Sharp (2-0)