Rossview High School lost on the final day of its New Year Basketball Bash on Thursday, losing to Hunters Lanes 64-43. The Hawks beat Gatlinburg-Pittman on the first day Wednesday at Rossview. Both Kenwood and the Hawks beat GPHS an both lost to Hunters Lane, which is now 13-2 on the season.
Rossview kept it close in the first quarter and trailed 11-10. But Hunters Lane took control in the second quarter and pushed to a 27-18 lead at halftime. The Hawks’ deficit grew to 45-30 at the end of the third and Hunters Lane outscored them 18-13 in the last quarter.
Rossview falls to 4-8 with the loss.
The Hawks were led by Anfernee Lisenbee’s 10 points. Kyle Weldon was next with nine points.
Hunters Lane was led by Billy Hughes’ 13 points, Stephen Daniel’s 12, Darrious Kinnard’s 11 points.
Hunters Lane High School 64, Rossview High School 43
Rossview 10 8 12 13 — 43
Hunters Lane 11 16 19 18 – 64
Rossview: Anfernee Lisenbee 10, Kyle Weldon 9, Aaron Merriweather 7, Taylor Wood 6, Landon Keatts 3, Brandon Miller 2, A.J. Nixon 2, Kris Carson 1, Venn Biter 1
Hunters Lane: Billy Hughes 13, Stephen Daniel 12, Darrious Kinnard 11, Antonio Head 9, Javon Warfield 9, Howard Clifffe 4, Jordan Nelson 4, Robert Curry 2
About James D. Horne
James D. Horne began his writing career at the Carrollton Missouri Democrat in 1995, and was the assistant sports editor/writer for the Hammond Louisiana Daily Star for two years. In 1998, Horne became the Missouri Basketball beat writer for the Columbia Daily Tribune. He joined The Leaf-Chronicle in Oct. 2003 as the lead prep writer and became the Austin Peay beat writer in March of 2005. During his career he won a state association sports writing award at the Daily Star and two while at the Leaf-Chronicle.
Originally from Tampa, Florida, Horne earned his B.A in communications from Central Methodist University in Fayette Missouri.
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