|Published: 1:15 PM, 01/30/2013
Author: Kevin Fritts
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
TELLICO PLAINS - The Tellico Bears were looking to get back on the winning track Friday night as they played host to the Sweetwater Wildcats. The Bears would take the lead early in this contest and keep the lead throughout the game.
The Bears had three players in double figures Robert Vandervort, Devin Collier, and Dakota Rinehart. Sweetwater would have one player in double figures Brandon Clark. The Bears would take care of business and get back on the winning road 49-38. Tellico would jump out to a 11-2 first quarter lead on the shooting touch of Collier and Vandervort.
The Bears would pounce on the Wildcats even more in the second quarter as Rinehart, Vandervort, Ryan Bookout and Lee Gooch would lead the Bears to a commanding 23- 8 lead at the half. Sweetwater would score 14 points in the third, but the Bears still would take a 12 point lead into the fourth quarter 34-22.
In the fourth quarter the Wildcats would cut the Bears lead down to seven at one point, but Collier, Rinehart, Vandervort, and Tyler Peeler would make sure the Bears kept their lead secure. In the end the Bears get back to their winning ways once again.
Leading the way for the Bears Robert Vandervort with 18 points, Devin Collier with 14 points and Dakota Rinehart would throw in 11 points. Leading the way for the Wildcats was Brandon Clark with 11 points. Tellico would go 10-16 from the free throw line. With the Victory the Bears are now 12-6 overall. Up next for the Bears will be Berean Christian next Tuesday
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