published Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Tigers, Lady Cougars win in TCCAA doubleheader and other sports news

Cleveland State's Lady Cougars pushed their record to 11-1 with their ninth consecutive victory Saturday, 75-51 over visiting Chattanooga State, but the Chatt State men salvaged a split in the TCCAA basketball doubleheader by downing the Cougars 76-69.

The Lady Cougars, 6-1 in league play, scored 10 of the day's first 12 points and wound up with 16 points and eight rebounds from Brittany Ramsey and 15 points and seven assists from Jara Gasper. Jamesha Mosley also had eight rebounds and matched Gasper's three steals. Araya Flemings had 18 points and three thefts, Simone Smith scored 14 points and Daisha Eddy had eight rebounds for the Lady Tigers (7-4, 4-3).

Demetrius Kitchens and Orlandis Jackson scored 15 apiece to lead the Tigers (8-4, 3-4), who got 11 each from Ronald Jones and Dajion Williams and 10 rebounds from Joshu'a Warren. Keevin Tyus had 15 points and nine rebounds and Robert Brandon and Stetson Moore scored 13 points each for the Cougars (7-5, 3-4), who shot 37 percent compared to the visitors' 49 percent; Kendrick Williams added 12.

* North Georgia (w) 81, Lee 75: At Dahlonega, Ga., the hosts overcame 36 points by Hollie German and a seven-point halftime deficit to improve to 6-1 and give the Lady Flames their first loss of the season. Jaymee Carnes had 28 points, 17 rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots and Mimi Hill and Keeley Chester added 27 and 18 points, Chester also with three blocks, for the Saints. German was 8-of-15 on 3s and Karley Miller and Madison Lee scored 10 points each for Lee.

* Covenant 94, Bethany Lutheran 76: At Mankato, Minn., Colton McGriff had 35 points and 11 rebounds with 21 and eight by halftime in the Scots' victory, while Ben Phelps added 14 points. Nate Frierson and Micah Turner scored 12 and 11 and made three steals each for Covenant (4-4).

* Oglethorpe (w) 62, Covenant 35: At Lookout Mountain, the host Lady Scots were colder than the outside air, shooting 23 percent from the field (18 percent in the second half) in falling to 3-3. Alexis Storteboom had 12 points and nine rebounds and Morgan Woodward made three steals in defeat. Ciara Hughes and Emily Buck scored 16 points each and McKenzie Fortson had 15 for Oglethorpe (3-5), while Hughes and Kyana Jenkins had 15 and 14 rebounds and Jenkins added six assists.

* Southern Wesleyan 82, Tennessee Wesleyan 76: At Dayton in the Bryan College Classic, Cameron Solomon scored 24 points and four teammates added 10 to 14 for the 8-4 South Carolina team. Devante' Jenkins had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Dante Turnipseed had 21 points and eight assists for the Bulldogs (7-6). TWC guard Andrew Scofield was the Appalachian Athletic Conference player of the week for the Nov. 25-Dec. 1 span. He had 21 points and four rebounds in each of two wins, with four steals against Milligan and four assists against Truett-McConnell.

* Bryan 84, Southern Polytechnic 80 (OT): At Dayton, Brandon Cole continued his outstanding play with 27 points and 17 rebounds and Hunter Chastain and Robert Troino scored 17 and 16 points in the NAIA Division II Lions' win over the NAIA D-I Hornets. Chris Key had 16 points and 15 rebounds for Southern Poly, which led by seven at halftime.

* Bryan (w) 65, Columbia 59: At Columbia, S.C., Kristin Lane scored 21 points and the AAC-leading Lady Lions outshot their hosts, 40.6 percent to 32.7 percent, in rising to 8-3 overall, 5-0 in the league. Columbia is 4-8, 1-4.

* Dalton State 76, Hiwassee 68: At Madisonville, Tenn., the first-year Roadrunners improved to 11-1. Hiwassee plays Tuesday night at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

* Sewanee 68, Boyce 64: At Louisville, Ky., freshman point guard Jorden Williams scored 18 points and Keshonn Carter had 15 points and four rebounds as the Tigers improved to 5-2. They shot 53 percent from the field, 50 percent on 3s.

* Maryville (w) 67, Sewanee 33: At Sewanee, Mackenzie Puckett and Lauren Trent led 10 Maryville scorers with 15 and 13 points in the NCAA Division III game. Kayla Sewell paced Sewanee with 11 rebounds and eight points.

* Warren Wilson 71, Georgia Northwestern 61: Friday at Swannanoa, N.C., Timmy Johnson's 31 points led the Owls to victory. LaDarius Watkins had 12 points and 11 rebounds and Devin Watkins tallied 10 points for the Bobcats. Gordon Lee graduate Lil Bradbury scored 28 points in the Lady Owls' 79-59 win. Alyssa Nichelson and Charron Woodley scored 16 and 14 for the Lady Cats.

Women's Games

OGLETHORPE 62, COVENANT 35

Oglethorpe (3-5)

Merryman 3, Buck 16, Jenkins 8, Bentley 4, Fortson 15, Hughes 16, Farmer, Bleckley, Tidmore, Carroll, Culpepper.

Covenant (3-3)

Cooper 4, Woodward 4, Williams 4, Storteboom 12, Blankenship 10, Dougherty 1, Nielsen, Doyle, Fikkert, Quimby, Leverette, Price, Bell.

Halftime: Oglethorpe, 26-21.

NORTH GEORGIA 81, LEE 75

Lee University (3-1)

Adams, Miller 10, Lockhart 7, German 36, Lee 10, Johnson 8, Iles 4, Swope 10, Neuharth, Barker.

North Georgia (6-1)

Carnes 28, Hill 27, Rainwater 1, Chester 18, Huffman, Livesay 5, Pounds, Pouengue 2, Jackson.

Halftime: Lee, 39-32.

MARYVILLE 67, SEWANEE 33

Maryville (5-2)

Bond 2, Puckett 15, Brackins 8, Farmer 3, Burnett 6, Trent 13, Ballard 1, Dunn 8, Newton 8, Brown 3, Robbins, Persinger, Thompson.

Sewanee (4-4)

Sewell 8, Hassett 2, Lyerly 4, Lowe 2, Chauvin 5, Rose 2, McDonough 8, Medley 2, Culbertson, Alkire.

Halftime: Maryville, 30-14.

BRYAN 65, COLUMBIA (S.C.) 59

Bryan (8-3, 5-0 AAC)

Griffin, Ray 4, Lane 21, Formont 9, Brooks 10, Neuharth 7, Billingsby 9, Calfee 1, Brown 4, Sharova.

Columbia, S.C. (4-8, 1-4)

Smart 10, Cruz 5, Sobataka 9, Gilchrist 6, Johnson 12, Giles 1, Gibson 4, Smith 8, LeBlanc, Neale.

Halftime: Bryan, 30-29.

CLEVELAND STATE 75, CHATTANOOGA STATE 51

Chattanooga State (7-4, 4-3 TCCAA)

Howard 6, Flemings 18, Gordon 2, Mailoto 2, Smith 14, Carter 2, Blackwell, Montgomery 2, Jackson, Williams, Eddy 5.

Cleveland State (11-1, 6-1)

Ramsey 16, Mosley 8, Harris 4, Gasper 15, Whitted 10, Campbell 4, Davis 4, Roller 2, Bonds 2, King 3, Grimsley 7, Thompson, Fuqua.

Halftime: Cleveland State, 33-27.

Friday Game

WARREN WILSON 79, GA. NORTHWESTERN 59

Georgia Northwestern (2-8)

Parks 8, Bridges 10, Nichelson 16, Woodley 14, Hall 4, Jones 7, Flaherty, Smith.

Warren Wilson (7-3)

Scherer 8, Ashford 6, Henderson 13, Hall 13, Bradbury 28, Oglesby 2, Isaiah 3, Blandin, Miler 6, O'Brien, Ackerman.

Halftime: Warren Wilson, 41-30.

Men's Games

COVENANT 94, BETHANY LUTHERAN 76

Covenant (4-4)

Frierson 12, Turner 11, Bell 3, McGriff 35, Engbers 6, Ferguson 6, Phelps 14, DeLaney 7, Burns, Portlock, Arima, den Dulk.

Bethany Lutheran (0-6)

Roddy 15, Kuechenmeister 3, Fogarty 5, Wensmann 29, Sanborn 5, Stevens 6, Hopkins 7, Lampley 4, Pierce-Tyler 2.

Halftime: Covenant, 39-28.

SOUTHERN WESLEYAN 82, TENN. WESLEYAN 76

Southern Wesleyan (8-4)

Bryant 10, Coleman, Holmes 12, Solomon 24, Wallace 14, Hutchins 6, Lieberman 14, Kearse 2, Suska, Thomas.

Tennessee Wesleyan (7-6)

Jenkins 23, Davison 11, Scofield 9, Turnipseed 21, Smith 4, Russell 4, Williams 4, Beeler.

Halftime: Southern Wesleyan, 42-30.

BRYAN 84, SOUTHERN POLYTECHNIC 80 (OT)

Southern Polytechnic (3-7)

Phillip 14, Key 16, Dortch 11, Smith 6, McElrath 12, Reeves 11, Fuller 5, West 5, Crum.

Bryan (4-8)

Maryland 6, Cole 27, Holt 3, Sharp 6, Long 5, Troino 16, Chastain 17, Landers 2, Parsons 2, Norris.

Halftime: Southern Polytechnic, 38-31. Regulation: 72-72.

CHATTANOOGA STATE 76, CLEVELAND STATE 69

Chattanooga State (8-4, 3-4 TCCAA)

Jones 11, Scott 6, Jackson 15, Williams 11, Warren 8, Kitchens 15, Hughes 2, Watkins 6, Strickland 2, Harris, Johnson, Hunter.

Cleveland State (7-5, 3-4)

Tyus 15, Wildgoose 9, Whitmre, Swift 4, Moore 13, Brandon 13, Williams 12, Dansby, Roberts, Lippert 3.

Halftime: 34-34.

Friday Game

WARREN WILSON 71, GA. NORTHWESTERN 61

Georgia Northwestern (3-4)

Olsen 6, D. Watkins 10, Reynolds 5, Ivester 1, L. Watkins 12, Mears 6, Harris 5, Powell 6, McLin, Bell 3, Cochran 2, Stanley 5.

Warren Wilson (6-8)

Ali 12, Johnson 4, Gonyea 15, Triplett 9, Johnson 31, Dillard, Hay, Radonjic.

Halftime: Warren Wilson, 31-17.

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