Lady Cats, Trojanettes earn spots in 5-6 county finals


John Henson

Black Mountain’s Vanessa Griffith was surrounded by Trojanettes in county tournament action Tuesday.

By John Henson, Managing Editor


Rosspoint and James A. Cawood took much different paths Tuesday to earn spots in Thursday’s fifth- and sixth-grade county championship game.
Shasta Brackett scored eight points to lead Rosspoint in a 34-10 rout of Wallins in the opening semifinal as the Lady Cats stayed unbeaten in county action.
Brylie Wilson and Brooklyn Haywood led Wallins with four points each,.
James A. Cawood claimed a hard-fought 31-27 victory over Black Mountain in the nightcap. Addy Davis scored 11 and Talynn Napier and Clarissa Yost added eight each to lead the Trojanettes.
Mylee Botts and Vanessa Griffith scored eight each to pace Black Mountain.
Rosspoint (34) — Shasta Brackett 8, Jaycee Simpson 6, Kenadee Sturgill 6, Aiselyn Sexton 4, Brooklyn Daniels 6, Barbara Osborne 2, Madi Bennett 2.
Wallins (10) — Brylie Wilson 4, Brooklyn Haywood 4, Kylee Templeton 2.
James A. Cawood (31) — Carmen Thomas 4, Addy Davis 11, Taylynn Napier 8, Clarissa Yost 8.
Black Mountain (27) — Kelsie Middleton 3, Gracie Youngs 2, Vanessa Griffith 8, Dani Bennett 6, Mylee Botts 8.



James A. Cawood guard worked toward the basket in action from the fifth- and sixth-grade county tournament. The Trojanettes advanced to the finals with a 31-27 victory. (John Henson)
Black Mountain’s Kelsie Middleton went up for a shot in county tournament action Tuesday at James A. Cawood Elementary School. (John Henson)