Rhea County Girls Win, 52-49, Advance In District 6-AAA

Sunday, February 16, 2014 - by Special to Chattanoogan.com

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Rhea County’s  Amber Levi and Julie Brown combined for 32 points Saturday, leading the Lady Golden Eagles past Stone Memorial, 52-49, in the District 6-AAA tournament at Cookeville High School.

Levi scored 19 points and Brown tossed in 13 for Rhea County (22-6), which led 24-23 at halftime.

The Lady Golden Eagles advanced to play Cumberland County on Monday at 4 p.m.

Abby Griffin paced Stone Memorial with 15 points and Kirsten Potter and Lacey Melton each scored 11 points.

SUMMARY

Stone Memorial                                 11 12 10 16 – 49

Rhea County                                      12 12 10 18 – 52

Stone Memorial (49) – Thompson 3, Kirsten Potter 11, Lacey Melton 11, Abby Griffin 15, Rutledge 7, White 2, Cokkinias, Hunt, Early.

Rhea County (52) – Freeman 2, Miles 8, Wallis 8, Thurman 2, Julie Brown 13, Amber Levi 14, Revis, Loden, Keen.

3-Point Goals – Stone Memorial 7 (Griffin 3, Rutledge 2, Thompson, Melton), Rhea County 1 (Levi).

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


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