Cherokee varsity basketball teams swept Mitchell on Thursday, Dec. 13 and Andrews on Friday, Dec. 14.
The Lady Braves (9-0) remained unbeaten as they beat Mitchell 81-55 and Andrews 62-24.
Jordyn Thompson and Bree Stamper led Cherokee against Mitchell with 17 points each. Cherokee jumped out to an early 25-12 lead after the first period and led 48-27 at halftime. They outscored Mitchell 33-28 in the second half to take the win.
Other Lady Braves scorers included: Kendall Toineeta 16, Miranda Smith 5, Alexis Maney 3, Avery Mintz 11, Brianna Jumper 2, Deija Burgess 9 and Angel Saine 1.
Sarah Robinson led Mitchell with 15 points followed by Madison Spurling with 12. Other Mitchell scorers included: Tayler Duncan 1, Faith Bailey 6, Kennedy Atwood 5, Monique Anderson 7, Cassie Bufferson 2 and Caitlin Blevins 7.
The next night, against the Lady Wildcats of Andrews, Cherokee’s Avery Mintz outscored the entire Andrews team as she poured in 26 points.
Andrews actually led 9-7 after the first period, but the Lady Braves turned it on from there and outscored the Lady Wildcats 22-2 in the second period to lead 29-11 at halftime. Cherokee continued their run in the second half outscoring Andrews 21-9 in the third period and 12-4 in the final period to take the win.
Other Lady Braves scorers included: Bree Stamper 3, Jordyn Thompson 6, Kendall Toineeta 15, Deija Burgess 3, Le Le Lossiah 2, Alexis Maney 6 and Miranda Smith 1.
Rachel Moore led Andrews with 9 points. Other Andrews scorers included: Carleigh Davis 2, Marissa Reid 2, Staci Self 4, Tori Trammell 6 and Jacqueline West 1.
The Braves (7-2) beat Mitchell 73-60 and Andrews 81-58.
Seth Littlejohn poured in 25 points to lead Cherokee against Mitchell. The first half was close with Cherokee leading by three (34-31) at halftime. The Braves outscored Mitchell by 10 points in the second half to take the 13-point win.
Other Braves scorers included: Jesse Toineeta 4, Raven Frankiewicz 19, Darius Thompson 8, Dustin Johnson 9, Derrick Ledford 5 and Silas Reed-Littlejohn 3.
Michael Vaughn led Mitchell with 16 points followed by Austin Mask with 12. Other Mitchell scorers included: Blake Davis 3, Sam McKinney 3, Cody Willis 3, Cory Blevins 8, Jennings Greene 8 and Dylan Forbes 7.
Cherokee jumped out early against Andrews and led 24-11 after the first period and 45-28 at halftime. Dustin Johnson led the Braves with 19 points followed by Seth Littlejohn with 16.
Other Cherokee scorers included: Jesse Toineeta 8, Darius Thompson 12, Raven Frankiewicz 7, Chris Queen 8, Silas Reed-Littlejohn 3, Dillon Bird 3 and Eli Littlejohn 5.
Dakota Bateman led Andrews with 25. Other Andrews scorers included: Josh Oquendo 10, Logan Allen 3, Michael Carpenter 10 and Aaron DeVore 10.
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