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Cyclones ease past Lady Horns

By: Tim Chambers
Tomahawk Sports Editor
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The State No. 1 ranked girls team showed why on Friday night inside of Treadway Gymnasium. Elizabethton pounded an undermanned Johnson County squad 79-13 to run their season record to 23-0.

The Cyclones scored 12 straight points before Kourtney Tolley’s deuce got Johnson County on the scoreboard.
The Longhorns lost Kelsey Duperry early in the first quarter which compounded an already thin roster. But despite all that they played hard and gave maximum effort.
“I kept pushing and I kept trying,” said Micahla Cretsinger who led the rebounding with seven. Coach Whit (Todd Whittemore) never quits on us and we don’t want to quit on him. Elizabethton is just so much better than everyone else. It’s hard for us to play a team like that with all the talent they have.”

Tolley led the Longhorns with seven. Cretsinger, Demi Blevins and Brittany Cox provided a basket each.
Johnson County got a “twin dose” of Kelci and Kayla Marosites who scored 20 and 18 points respectively. Haley Burleson and Emily Kiser added 12 and 10 points in the win.

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