|Published: 11:58 AM, 01/30/2013
Author: Kevin Fritts
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
PLAINS -Friday night was another key district matchup for the Tellico
Plains Bears. The Bears were looking to win their fourth straight
game Friday night. The Bears would use the hot hand from 3- point
land to earn a victory over the Rockwood Tigers.
Bears would drain eight 3- pointers on the night. The Bears would
have two players in double figures on the night Dakota
Rinehart and Tyler Peeler. Bears
head coach Shawn
lead his team to win six of their last eight games.
first quarter was a fast-paced, action-packed quarter with Devin
Collier and Dakota Stone leading
the way for the Bears. The first quarter would end all knotted up at
second quarter wouldnâ€™t be much different as both teams once again
would swap baskets the entire quarter. Rinehart, Robert
Vandervort and Andrew Holcomb would
all contribute in the second quarter for the Bears. At
the half Rockwood led the Bears 22-21. The Bears would come out hot
in the third. Peeler and Rinehart would have the hot hand for the
Bears in the third.
would score nine of his 11 points in the third and Rinehart would
also score nine for the Bears in the third. The
Bears would stretch their lead to 12 at one point before Rockwood cut
it to eight at the end of the quarter 42-34. The
Bears would stretch their lead back to 11 midÂway through the
fourth on the hands of Peeler, Vandervort and Rinehart.
Rockwood would use some Bears turnovers to cut the Bears led to just
50-46 with about 30 secÂonds left in the game. Collier
would add a bucket to make it a 52-46 game and Rockwood would add a
free throw to make it 52-47. Vandervort would put it away for the
Bears by sinking 1-2 from the free throw line. The Bears hold on to
defeat the Tigers 53-47.
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