Brown Leads Rhea County To Upset Win Over Cumberland County

Friday, January 10, 2014 - by Special to Chattanoogan.com

EVENSVILLE, Tenn. – Rhea County’s Lady Golden Eagles got 18 points from Julie Brown and knocked off previously unbeaten and state-ranked Cumberland County, 62-58, Friday night in District 6-AAA action.

Brown also had six rebounds, five blocked shots and three steals as Rhea handed the Lady Jets their first loss in 18 games.

Rhea County (13-4, 2-1) shot 50 percent from the field and rallied from a 33-26 halftime deficit to win.

Amber Levi scored 13 points and Kelsey Miles had 11 points, four rebounds and three steals for the Lady Eagles.

Shelby Thurman pulled down eight rebounds for Rhea while Megan Revis had three rebounds, two blocks and a steal.

Gina Dick paced the Lady Jets with 19 points. McKenzie Iles had 18 and Destiny Carlton 10.

SUMMARY

Cumberland County                       7 26 7 18 – 58

Rhea County                                      14 12 14 22 – 62

Cumberland County (58) – McKenzie Iles 18, Gina Dick 19, Hyder 2, Destiny Carlton 10, Lee 7, Varner 2.

Rhea County (62) – Loden 6, Kelsey Miles 11, Wallis 8, Thurman 6, Julie Brown 18, Amber Levi 13.

3-Point Goals: Cumberland County 5 (Iles 2, Carlton 2, Dick 1); Rhea County 1 (Levi).

(E-mail Larry Fleming at larryfleming44@gmail.com)


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