Springdale sweeps JV championships
After a week’s worth of great basketball at the junior varsity level, there were champions crowned Dec. 15 at Powell Valley Middle School. Claiborne County area middle schools put their teams on the court to see who would be the last teams standing and when it was all said and done, Springdale swept the championships.
On the girl’s side of the bracket it was SMMS and their Lady Blue Devils taking home fourth place. HY Livesay’s Lady Eagles took home third place and the Powell Valley Lady Indians finished as runner up to the 2017 Claiborne County JV girl’s champions, the Springdale Lady Owls.
On the boy’s side of the bracket it was the Springdale Owls who raised the first place trophy high in the air. Finishing second place was HY Livesay’s Eagles. The SMMS Blue Devils finished third and the Midway Red Devils finished fourth.
The 2017 All-Tournament selections were made after the tournament, and for the girls it was McKenzie Lambdin, Abby Woods, Izabella Cosby, Genesis Bailey, Kaylee Irvin, Gracie Nash, JenneBeth Wilburn, Piper Edwards, Hailey Smallwood, Brinkley Hollin, Madison Ferguson, London Noe and Allie Jones. Ily Bussell was named MVP.
For the boys All-Tournament team it was Gabe Adams, Braydon Painter, Andy Osborne, Jacob Smith, Isiah Gerrels, Landon Noe, Lane Bunch, Hyrum Hinckley, Eli Poore, Jaris Bunch, Josh Bolton, Brady Hamlin and Evan Thomas. The MVP was Ethan Cupp.