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Black Knights sweep Junior Longhorns

JCMS’ Aubrie Baird (25) is closely guarded by a C-D defender after collecting a rebound. Baird scored four points in their 48-21 loss. Photo by Tim Chambers

By Tim Chambers

Doak brought out the giant broom on Friday and swept Johnson County Middle School in a quartet of games. The boys doubled the score on the Horns winning 54-27 while the girl’s varsity dropped a 47-21 contest. Both junior varsity squads were defeated soundly.

Chuckey-Doak 54
Johnson County 27
The long bus ride from Afton to Mountain City didn’t seem to bother the Black Knight’s play in the final contest. The Black Knights stormed out to a 16-4 advantage and led 25-8 at the half.
The Longhorns finally found their offense in the second half scoring 19 points, but the Knights did ten better by outscoring them 29-19.
Chris Grill topped the Longhorns with six points. Riley Tester, Isaiah Curd, and Peyton Pavusek contributed four each. Brayden Gentry, Dominic Kelley, Chris Lipford, and Nick Speed all had a basket. Dalton Osborne closed out the scoring with a free throw.
Grindstaff had 13 points for the Black Knights.

Chuckey-Doak 47
Johnson County 21
Points proved to be hard t
o come by for Johnson
County against the Lady Black Knight’s defense. The Horns played an excellent defensive game in the first half and kept the game close, but their offense would do them in.
The Lady Black Knights outscored JCMS 9-1 in the third quarter to stretch their 17-11 halftime advantage to 26-12 heading into the final frame.
Autumn Lewis played
a strong game scoring
seven points for Johnson County. Aubrie Baird and Brookanna Hutchins added four apiece. Ryleigh
Icenhour, Peyton Gentry, and Patty Ledford collected two points apiece. Ledford also had eight steals
and five rebounds in the contest.
Wood scored a game-
high 15 points for Chuckey-Doak.

Junior Varsity teams lose
Connor Simcox scored
a game-high 12 points,
but it wasn’t enough to
help his team win in the
boy’s seventh-grade game. Mattie Jones scored
seven points, and Sierra Green added six, but it wasn’t enough for the Lady Longhorns to take the seventh-grade game.