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Carter, Rhymer lead JACES to victory

Led by Jaycee Carter with 11 points and Jared Rhymer with 10, James A. Cawood claimed a 42-29 win Tuesday at Rosspoint in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action.

Colby Johnson, Brody Napier and Will Cassim led the Wildcats with six points each.

Rosspoint won a 39-36 thriller in fifth- and sixth-grade action by scoring five points in the final 18 seconds. Gunnar Johnson hit two free throws to tie the game, then Jayce Brown converted a three-point play after Rosspoint regained possession.

Brown led the Wildcats with 25 points.

Kaden Jones poured in 19 to lead JACES.

The Trojans fell 36-21 on Monday at Knox Central in seventh- and eighth-grade action.

Jared Rhymer led the Trojans with eight points.

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James A. Cawood (42) — James McMillian 7, Ethan Rhymer 8, Jaycee Carter 11, Caleb Johnson 6, Jared Rhymer 10.

Rosspoint (29) — Carter Howard 2, Bryan Howard 2, Brayden Howard 1, Samuel Henson 4, Colby Johnson 6, Will Cassim 6, Brody Napier 6, Blake Hensley 2.

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Rosspoint (39) — Jayce Brown 25, Gunnar Johnson 6, De’Shaun Smith 5, Jessie Gilbert 2, Gunnar Burkhart 1.

James A. Cawood (36) — Kaden Jones 19, Landon Brock 9, Brayden Clay 4, Colton Delaney 4.

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Knox Central (36) — Collins 7, Chadwell 12, Crawford 7, Mills 7, Elam 3.

James A. Cawood (21) — Jared Rhymer 8, Ethan Rhymer 3, James McMillian 1, Caleb Johnson 5, Jaycee Carter 4.

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Mumford, Sanchez lead Skins to win

Led by eight points each from Jonah Mumford and Junior Sanchez, Cumberland defeated Cawood 31-25 in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action Tuesday.

Jake Brewer scored 15 points and Ethan Shuler added nine as Cawood won 39-8 in fifth- and sixth-grade action.

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Cumberland (31) — Jonah Mumford 8, Junior Sanchez 8, Alex Creech 7, Tyler Lunsford 4, Hunter Cornett 2, Darius Akal 2.

Cawood (25) — Noe 11, Clem 5, Fultz 3, Smith 4, Allen 2.

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Cawood (39) — Jake Brewer 15, Ethan Shuler 9, Brady Smith 5, Brayden Fultz 6, Ben Cochran 2, Drew Johnson 2.

Cumberland (8) — Brayden Casolari 2, Hayden Grace 2, Kayden Adams 2, Bo Eldridge 2.

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Cats, Lions split doubleheader

Rosspoint split a pair of games Monday against visiting Pineville, falling 58-40 in seventh- and eighth-grade action while winning 40-27 in the fifth- and sixth-grade game.

Bryan Howard scored 12 to lead Rosspoint in seventh- and eighth-grade action.

Jayce Brown poured in 17 to lead the fifth- and sixth-grade squad.

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Pineville (58) — Moser 27, Phipps 8, Thompson 7, Littles 6, Hoskins 6, Robbins 2, Morris 2.

Rosspoint (40) — Carter Howard 6, Bryan Howard 12, Brayden Howard 2, Samuel Henson 6, Will Cassim 7, Daven Johnson 2.

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Rosspoint (40) — Jayce Brown 17, Gunnar Johnson 7, Gunner Burkhart 6, De’Shaun Smith 4, Colby Shepherd 6.

Pineville (27) — Landon Robbins 6, Joseph Brighton 11, Andrew Howard 6, Ben Matthews 4.

Purple Devils claim win over Evarts

Ethan Simpson scored 15 points and Connor Daniels added 12 as Wallins defeated visiting Evarts 49-26 in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action Tuesday.

Dion Brown led the Wildcats with 12 points.

Hayston Bennett scored 18 as Evarts rolled to a 35-7 win in fifth- and sixth-grade action.

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Wallins (49) — Trenton Cole 8, Connor Daniels 12, Ethan Simpson 15, Evan Simpson 2, Lane Grubbs 2, Braydon Hensley 7, Chase Shipman 3.

Evarts (26) — Dion Brown 12, Ashton Sizemore 3, Terrin Bennett 1, Aiden Reynolds 9, Jamison Wilkinson 1.

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Evarts (35) — Brenton Bargo 6, Kobe Noe 4, Jacob Deleon 2, Hayston Bennett 18, Ryan Coots 5.

Wallins (7) — Noah Howard 3, Landon David 4.

Huff scores 19 as Green Hills wins

Ethan Huff scored 19 points to lead Green Hills to a 37-29 win over Black Mountain in fifth- and sixth-grade basketball action Tuesday.

Shemar Carr led Black Mountain with 23 points.

Green Hills travels to Cumberland on Thursday. Black Mountain plays host to Cawood on Thursday.

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Green Hills (37) — Ethan Huff 19, Dalton Halcomb 8, Coby Bray 8, Gibson Wilder 2.

Black Mountain (29) — Shemar Carr 23, Dylan Madden 4, Nathan Cochran 2.

Howard leads Devils to victory

Noah Howard scored 12 points to lead Wallins in a 24-14 win over Green Hills in fifth- and sixth-grade basketball action.

Ethan Huff led Green Hills with 10 points.

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Wallins (24) — Tanner Daniels 5, Noah Howard 12, Brayden Goins 4, Landon David 1, Ryan Day 2.

Green Hills (14) — Ethan Huff 10, Gibson Wilder 2, Coby Bray 2.