By Clayton Carroll
JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The Halls Red Devils, 3 and 3 on the year, came to John R. W. Brown Gymnasium on Tuesday night to battle your 3 and 5 Campbell County Cougars.
Watch the game and all the highlights HERE on demand from WLAF.
Campbell started off hot, quickly taking a 4-0 lead. The Cougars maintained the lead until Halls jumped in front by a score of 14-13 at the end of the first quarter.
In the second quarter, that featured a scuffle between the two teams, Halls outscored Campbell 16-8, to lead 30-21 at the half. A stat that stuck out was the difference from the free throw line. Halls went 8 of 14 from the charity stripe while the Cougars were 0 of 2 in the first half.
The lead remained the same for the Red Devils through three quarters. Halls was ahead of Campbell County 48-39 after three.
Despite the Cougars cutting the lead to six on a couple occasions during the fourth quarter, Halls prevented the Orange-and-Blue from making a threatening comeback, hanging on to win 66-57. Campbell falls to 3 and 6 on the year and 0 and 1 in District 3-AAAA play.
Gavin Cox, your local realtor Gage Dople Player of the Game, led the Cougars in the scoring column with 20 points. Luke Browning racked up 12 points. Gavin Owens scored 10. Logan Day tallied 6 points on the night. Tyler Kitts and Gabe St. John scored 4 points apiece, and Jake Hatmaker rounded out the scoring with one. Keegan Nelson, Will Croley, and Jordan Day all played but did not score.
Up next for Campbell is a Friday matchup on the road against the Karns Beavers. The JV Cougars play at 4:30 pm. The varsity Lady Cougars game tips at 6 pm followed by the varsity Cougars game at 7:30 pm.
Josh Parker brings you all the action beginning at 5:50 pm over AM 1450, FM 100.9, Comcast TV channel 1089, 1450wlaf.com, YouTube, Facebook, Amazon Fire TV, Roku TV, and Twitch, that makes up the WLAF-Doyle’s Tire Sports Network.
The Cougars only home game with First Baptist Academy (FBC) for Saturday, December 16th is cancelled. A change of date has come about for the Lady Cougars only home contest with Walker Valley. The Lady Cougars host the Lady Mustangs on Tuesday, December 19, at 6pm, with a Lady Cougar JV game starting at 4:30pm. The Cougars also play on Tuesday, December 19, in the Anderson County Christmas Tourney. That’s a 1:45pm match-up with the Carter Hornets. WLAF will send you all the live coverage.
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Alco Builders & Realty
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Byrge Screen Printing
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Cantrell Law Firm
C & L Furniture
C & L Metal Sales
Creekside Kitchen & Market
Cumberland Equipment Rentals
Attorney Jeffrey Coller
Community Trust Bank
Local realtor Gage Dople
Doyle’s Tire Shop
Exterior Home Solutions
First National Bank
Gray Insurance Group
Greeneview Farms Market
Hensley Tire & Service
La Follette Nutrition
LaFollette Medical Center – Tennova Medical Group
LaFollette Mine Supply
Litho-Craft Printing & Office Supplies
Peoples Bank of the South
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(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 12/05/2023-11 PM)