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Lady Longhorns shine in jamboree

Emmy Miller goes for loose ball

November 7, 2018

By Tim Chambers
Tomahawk Sports Editor
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ELIZABETHTON—Johnson County took part in the Big 7, Three Rivers Conference jamboree on Monday night at Happy Valley. Each team played 20 minutes against a non-conference opponent.  The Lady Longhorns were paired up against Johnson County, and they didn’t disappoint. They walked away winning the half 22-9 inside of Bayless Gymnasium at Happy Valley at High School. Head coach Leon Tolley was pleased with the way his team approached the scrimmage.

“I thought our kids played hard and very well,” said Tolley. “The team has good chemistry with one another.”

The Longhorns were impressive on the defensive side holding the Lady Vikings under double-digit points. The jumped on top in the early going and would never relinquish the lead. The Lady Longhorns had six players that scored. Natalie Winters led the way with six points including a trey. Taylor Parsons added five points. Taylor Cox produced four while Emmy Miller and Hazlee Kleine produced three apiece. Sadie Stout closed out the scoring with a deuce.  The Lady Longhorns will kick off the regular season at home on November 15 against Volunteer. They will also take part in the Hall of Champion games to be held at Johnson County on November 16 and 17.