Clarkrange Teams Finishes Regular Season With Sweep of Gordonsville

The Clarkrange Buffaloes and Lady Buffaloes finished their regular season schedule on Tuesday, February 6 with a sweep over Gordonsville on Senior Night at the Buffalo Den.

In the girls’ game, the Lady Buffaloes put the game away as they pulled out to a 34-7 first period lead, after which Coach Lamar Rogers pulled his starters and let the reserves play the remainder of the game.

The reserves outscored the Lady Tigers 49-19 in the remainder of the contest.

In the first period, Charity Crabtree scored 11 points and Hannah Garrett added 8 to lead the charge.

In the second period, Reece Stover added 7 points, as Clarkrange pulled out to a 46-17 halftime avantage, then went on a 23-5 run in the third period for a 69-22 lead, and finished the final period with a 14-4 run to take the 83-26 win.

Reece Stover led the Lady Buffaloes with 17 points, followed by MaKenzie Pile with 12, Charity Crabtree 11, Lexi Pierce 10, with Hannah Garrett and Chloe Howard adding 8 each, Amber Peterson with 6, Kaylie and Kassie Monday with 4 points each, and Gracie Bush with 3 points.

Abby Gochcoff led Gordonsville with 8 points, followed by Maija Harrelson with 7, Lera Britt with 6, Lily Manor and Brooklyn Stewart with 2 points each, and Trinity Potts adding 1 point.

With the win, the Lady Buffaloes finished the regular season with a perfect 14-0 District 6-A record, and their only two losses of the season coming to Class 2-A powerhouse Cumberland County, for an overall 28-2 record going into the District 6-A Tournament at White County this week.  (See bracket)

With the loss, the Lady Tigers dropped to 0-14 in the district and 1-25 overall.

In the boys’ game, the first half was very close, with Gordonsville holding a 16-15 first period lead, but saw the Buffaloes come back with a 17-12 second period run behind 8 points by Austin Monday and 6 points by Nick Hall, to take a 32-28 halftime lead and never looked back, as they extended their lead to 46-37 going into the fourth period, and then held on to their lead as they hit 10 of 12 from the free throw line down the stretch to post the 10-point win, 64-54.

Read the rest of the story in this weeks Fentress Courier.