ONE FEATHER STAFF REPORT
The Lady Braves (2-0) blazed past the Hayesville Lady Yellow Jackets (1-3) by 30 points on Friday, Dec. 3. Rayna Davis led the way for Cherokee with 16 points followed by Elizabeth Wahnetah and Alexis Maney with 10 each.
Cherokee jumped out early and led 21-5 after the first quarter. At halftime, the Lady Braves had extended their lead to 39-16. Cherokee outscored Hayesville 22-15 in the second half to take the win.
Lady Braves: Elizabeth Wahnetah 10pts, 6 reb, 4 assists; Celine Lambert 1pt, Alexis Maney 10pts, 4 reb; Rayna Davis 16pts, 6 reb, 3 assists, 4 steals; Meshay Long 1pt; Tashina Martin 6pts, 10 reb; Paige Jackson 6pts, 4 reb; Avery Mintz 6pts, 5 reb; Jordyn Thompson 5pts
Lady Yellow Jackets: Brittney Chastain 1pt, Kylie Leek 7pts, Meghan McQuade 14pts, Adrienne Moore 4pts, Katie Shively 1pt, Brittany Timpson 4pts.
The Braves (1-1)didn’t fare as well in their game as they lost to undefeated Hayesville (4-0) by a score of 76-50. The Yellow Jackets’ Clinton Coleman poured in 20 to lead all scorers. He was joined by teammates Justin Gonyea who scored 16 and Cass Coleman with 14.
The Braves were led by Tsalidi Sequoyah who scored 11 points and grabbed 7 boards.
Hayesville led by 8 points (24-16) after the first period and extended their lead to 13 (42-29) at halftime. They went on to outscore the Braves by 13 in the second half as well.
Braves: Tsalidi Sequoyah 11pts, 7 reb; Greg Bradley 5pts, 4 assists; Taylor Toineeta 4pts; Tyler Williams 5pts; Buddy Arch 4pts; Seth Littlejohn 5pts, 6 assists; Greg Tisho 7pts, 5 reb; Raymius Smith 6pts; C.J. Yates 3pts
Yellow Jackets: Tyler Breedlove 3pts, Cass Coleman 14pts, Clinton Coleman 20pts, Zach Cox 8pts, Austin Davenport 2pts, Justin Gonyea 16pts, Weston Jordan 6pts, Matthew Reynolds 3pts, Dylan Williams 4pts