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December 19, 2012

Prep Girls: Tazewell claims tourney opener against Indians

WYTHEVILLE, Va. — Autumn Hash scored 12 points and Essence Brown added nine, leading Tazewell to a 49-32 win over Rural Retreat in the P. Coe Shootout on Tuesday night at George Wythe High School.

Stevie Parks led the Indians with 12 points, while Chasity Jones added 11.

Tazewell (5-5) will play Radford tonight at 6:30 p.m. The Indians will play Bland County at 2 p.m.


Haley Bradshaw 2, Breanna Sparks 2, Taylor Catron 6, Katie Snapp 3, Essence Brown 9, Whitney Saunders 6, Haley Christian 9, Autumn Hash 12.


Allison King    2, Ashton Willard 2, Chasity Jones 11, Morgan Hyler 1, Kayleigh Gibson 4, Stevie Parks 12.

Tazewell...................................12  16  8  13 — 49

Rural Retreat............................6   7   9  10  — 32

3-point  goals: TZ 1 (Christian), RR 1 (Jones). JV—RR 21-19.

Montcalm 49,

Mercer Christian 39

MONTCALM — Leslie Kelley scored 24 points and added six steals to lead Montcalm past the Cavaliers.

Miranda Kendrick added 13 points, six rebounds and four assists, while Hannah Johnson tallied 10 points.

Alexis Mabe pulled down nine rebounds.

Jamie Brown led Mercer Christian with 31 points.

Montcalm (2-4) travels to Midland Trail on Thursday. The Cavaliers travels Friday to the Hoops Classic in Charleston.  

at Montcalm High School


Jamie Brown 31, Sammi Going 2, Brooke Bradford 4, Leah Billings 2.


Alexis Mabe 2, Miranda Kendrick 13, Leslie Kelley 24, Hannah Johnson 10.

Mercer Christian.....................4  14  6  15  —  39

Montcalm..............................10  5  15  19  —  49

3-point goals: MC 3 (Brown 3); MT 3 (Johnson 2, Kelley).  

Chilhowie 58,

Bland County 29

WYTHEVILLE, Va. — Paula Catron nearly outscored the Lady Bears by herself, scoring 27 points to lead the Warriors to win in the P. Coe Shootout at George Wythe High School.

Chilhowie (7-1), which built a 32-10 lead at the break, also received 10 points from Micah Untiedt.

Bland County (1-5) was paced by Alyssa Harris with nine points and eight by Amber Eaton.

The Bears will play Rural Retreat today at 2 p.m. in the P.Coe Shootout, while the Warriors face Graham at 7.

Narrows, which didn’t play on Tuesday in the tournament, will play Holston today at 3:30 p.m. The Cavaliers lost to Grayson County 54-32 in the same event.

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