Favorites advance in 5-6 county tournament

By John Henson, Managing Editor

All the favorites moved on in the first day of play in the fifth- and sixth-grade county tournament Saturday at James A. Cawood Elementary School.
Brylie Wilson scored nine points and Brooklyn Haywood added eight as Wallins pulled away in the second half for a 25-13 win over Evarts.
Audriana Stewart led the Lady Cats with eight points.
Black Mountain took control early on the way to a 29-7 victory over Cawood. Mylee Boots scored 10 to lead the Tigerettes, who are seeded third.
James A. Cawood, the second seed, routed Cumberland 27-3 as Taylynn Napier scored seven and Clarissa Yost added six for the Trojanettes.
Top-seeded Rosspoint will play Wallins on Tuesday at 5:30 in the semifinals at JACES. Black Mountain will play James A. Cawood at 7 p.m.
The consolation and championship games will be played Thursday at Harlan County High School.
Wallins (25) — Braylie Wilson 1, Brylie Wilson 9, Brooklyn Haywood 7, Mahalah Hall 6, Emma Moore 2.
Evarts (13) — Audriana Stewart 8, Rockell Robinson 1, Chrissalynn Jones 4.
Black Mountain (29) — Kelsie Middleton 5, Gracie Youngs 2, Vanessa Griffith 4, Mylee Boots 10, Dani Bennett 4, Anessa Carroll 2, Bailey Burkhart 2.
Cawood (7) — Campbell Thompson 2, Ella Ford 2, Emily Moore 2, Natalie Charles 1.
James A. Cawood (27) — Carmen Thomas 2, Lia-Kate Carter 4, Maddi Fields 2, Addy Davis 2, Taylynn Napier 7, Aniston Burton 2, Natalie Moore 2, Clarissa Yost 6.
Cumberland (3) — Julianna Johnson 2, Brianna Barrett 1.