NEVCís Knights Boys and Girls basketball take on the Chilhowee Indians

Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Liya Bailey (#24) shooting a free throw.
Photo by Kaleb Vestal | Daily Mail

NEVCís Knights Boys and Girls Basketball took on the Chilhowee Indians and Lady Indians on Tuesday, January 4th. Here is a quarter by quarter wrap up of tonight's two games.

Ramping it up in the first quarter, the score was 11-7 Chilhowee. The Lady Indians had #21 Haley Lankford make a three and two point shot, #20 Lexi Miller made two two pointers, and #00 Laney Owsley made a two point shot. The Lady Knights had #32 Jayden George and #15 Danni Davis make a two pointer each, #24 Liya Bailey made two free throws, and #10 Crae Hutchisons made a free throw.

Ending the first half of the girls game, the score was 14-11 Lady Indians. Chilhowee had three points on the board in the quarter, with Lankford making a two point shot, and Owsley making a free throw. For NEVC they had four points in the quarter, with George and Bailey both making two pointers

Starting up in the third quarter, it was 22-18 Chilhowee. The Lady Indians made eight points in the third quarter, with Miller making two two point shots, and #23 Jill Skidmore along with Charla Heaper made the good olí fashion two pointers. For the Lady Knights, they scored seven in the third quarter, with Davis making two two pointers and Hutchison draining a three point shot.

Wrapping up the Girls game tonight, the final score was 36-25 Chilhowee Lady Indians. Chilhowee made 14 points in the final quarter of play, with Miller making four two point shots, Skidmore making two two pointers, and Owsley making a two pointer as well. For NEVC they scored seven in the fourth quarter. #1 Ashlee Keith made a three point shot and Hutchinson made a three and a free throw to go along with that.

Starting up in the Boys game, the score was 16-4 in the first quarter, with Chilhowee taking a dominant lead early in the game. The Indians #3 Tanner Anstine made two three point shots along with four two pointers, and #13 Asher Harness made a two pointer as well. For the Knights, #12 Johnnie Bruce and #14 Holden maus both made a two point shot.

Ending the first half of the Boys Chilhowee and NEVC Knights ball game, it was 31-19 Indians. The Indians made 15 points in the second quarter, with Anstine making five two point shots, Harness making a two point shot along with a free throw, and #10 Miles Gaylord making a free throw. For Northeast Vernon County, they made 15 points in the half as well, with Bruce making a three point shot, a two pointer, and a free throw, #30 Sam Herrin made two two pointers, both #32 Aime Kalna and Maus made a two point shot, and #31 Landin Brown made a free throw.

Cranking up the action in the third quarter, it was 52-32 Chilhowee. The Indians gained 21 points the the quarter, with Anstine making six two point shots along with three free throws, #4 Collin Swope made a three point shot and a free throw, and #32 Eli Hanes made a two pointer. For the Knights, they gained 13 points in the third quarter. Bruce made a three pointer along with two two point shots, Herrin drained a three pointer along with a free throw, and Brown made a two point shot too.

Ending the double header tonight in the fourth quarter, the final score was 62-46 and the Chilhowee Inbdians took the win away from the NEVC Knights. The Indians made 10 points in the final quarter of play, with Astines making four two pointers and two free throws, and Hanes making two free throws as well. For the Knights, they scored 14 in the fourth quarter, wit Maus making two two pointer and a free throw, Bruce, Brown, and #22 Kane Allison all made a two point shot, and Kalna drained a three pointer too.

The NEVC Knights and Lady Knights are both coached by Jenny Allard, and the Assistant Coach is Brice Leonard. The Knights and Lady Knights will play next at Hermitage High School this Friday, Jan. 8th, at 5:30 p.m.

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