Published On: Fri, Dec 30th, 2016

BASKETBALL: Lady Braves win Battle at the Border

 

The Lady Braves won the 17th Annual Battle at the Border basketball tournament with a win over Landrum (SC) on Friday, Dec. 30. Raylen Bark (left) was named All-Tournament along with Tori Teesateskie (right). Pooh King (middle) was named Tournament MVP. (Photo courtesy of Cherokee Braves athletic department)

The Lady Braves won the 17th Annual Battle at the Border basketball tournament with a win over Landrum (SC) on Friday, Dec. 30. Raylen Bark (left) was named All-Tournament along with Tori Teesateskie (right). Pooh King (middle) was named Tournament MVP. (Photos courtesy of Cherokee Braves athletic department)

 

ONE FEATHER STAFF REPORT 

 

LANDRUM, SC – The Cherokee Lady Braves won the girls championship at the 17th Annual Battle at the Border basketball tournament with a 77-46 win over Landrum on Friday, Dec. 30.  The Lady Braves won all three games in the tournament including wins over Spartanburg Day (66-48) and Blue Ridge, SC (73-42).

Tye Mintz, Braves junior guard, was named to the All-Tournament team.

Tye Mintz, Braves junior guard, was named to the All-Tournament team.

Pooh King, Lady Braves senior point guard, was named Tournament Most Valuable Player.  Tori Teesateskie, Lady Braves sophomore guard, and Raylen Bark, Lady Braves freshman guard, were named to the All-Tournament Team.

The Braves went 1-2 on the tournament with a 77-52 win over High Point.  They lost to Powdersville (87-72) and Spartanburg Christian Academy (65-51).  Tye Mintz, Braves junior guard, was named to the All-Tournament team.