Author: Wade Littleton / Sports Editor Source: The Rogersville Review
ROGERSVILLE --- On a night where the 1956-57 Rogersville High School basketball team was being honored, Rogersville City’s basketball teams made sure they made some noise of their own.Boy, did they!Rogersville City kept its county Rogersville Middle brothers in single digits for most of the game, rolling to a 39-18 victory in tribal warfare Monday.The Lady Warriors of RCS made it a clean sweep besting the RMS Lady Warriors 51-20.Rogersville City, regular season conference champions, were led by Gordan Moncier with 10 points, followed by Grayson Cowan with six. Zack Oleary, Cody Smith, Fletcher Hickman and Devin Gilbert canned four points each. Nick Reeves was next with three, Huston Hamilton had two, followed by Ty Ball and Zack Hughes with a free throw each. Landon Haun was tops for RMS with six points. Jeremiah Bragg and Thomas Lawson had four points each. Travis Behnke and Holden Mayes rounded out the scoring with two points each.In the the girls’ contest, City moved ahead of RMS 12-5 after one quarter, expanding the lead to 26-12 at the halfitme rest stop. The lead reached 20 points at 37-17 with 5:25 left in the game.Three players led RCS in double figures, led by Kinsey Trent with 16, Faith Webb with 12 and Rylynn Russell with 11. Morina McDavid fired in six for RCS. Keely Henard, Brittany Nielsen and Madison Ringley added a bucket each for the Lady Warriors. Kaitlyn Parsons was the high scorer for Rogersville Middle with seven. Madison Mullins was next with four, followed by Camry Parvin with three points. Single buckets were scored by Maddie Kelly and Faith Gulley. Taylor Begley and Sarah Solomon rounded out the scoring with a free throw each. It was eighth-grade night for Rogersville Middle with roses presented to the parents of the eighth-grade cheerleaders and boys and girls basketball players presented by Principal James Ailshie. In a twist, Ailshie also honored the eighth-grade cheerleaders and basketball players from RCS. Cheerleaders and girls’ basketball players received roses while the boys basketball players received Hershey bars.Both schools are scheduled to begin tournament play soon. See the Review for coverage of the upcoming tournaments.
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