Saturday, January 13, 2018

Perry County Drops Pair To Top 10 Eagles


SUMMERTOWN, TN- The Perry County Lady Vikings (9-7, 0-2 12A) went to Summertown to take on the #3 ranked Lady Eagles.

The Girls in Black came out hot as Jaycie Roberts and Andrea Bradford combined for 9 points behind the arc along with Chynia Brooks 10 points as they led 19-12. In the second period, the Lady Vikings showed why they should be taken seriously this season.

Andrea Bradford, MaKayla Thornton, and Chynia Brooks led the offensive charge as the Lady Vikings led 31-22 at the half. In the third quarter, the Lady Eagles showed why they are ranked so high in the Associated Press poll as they knocked down 5 three pointers in the quarter to catch up with the Lady Vikings as PCHS led 46-45.

In the fourth quarter however, the Lady Eagles proved to be too much as they made 13 three pointers as a team to beat the Lady Vikings 66-57.

In the nightcap it was one of the most storied boys rivalries in all of Tennessee High School Basketball history, Perry County vs. Summertown.

The Eagles were ranked #8 in the AP poll and the Vikings (10-5, 1-1 12A) was coming off an upset of #5 ranked Collinwood two nights before.

In the first quarter the Vikings started off just like the girls, red hot. Led by Maclaine Pevahouse, who hit back-to-back three pointers the Vikings led 13-11 after one.

In the second, the Eagles charged all the way back to take a 31-28 halftime lead thanks in large part to long three pointers.

In the third period it was a back and forth affair. Pevahouse again hit back-to-back three’s to get the Vikings up by five points. Right on cue the Eagles came roaring back as  they went on a big run to close out the game.

The Eagles, just like the girls from Summertown, knocked down 13 three point shots in the game to pull away from the
Vikings 74-51. 


The Lady Vikings and Vikings take on the Wayne County Lady 'Cats and Wildcats on Tuesday, January 16th starting at 6 p.m. The game will be broadcast on 101.3 WOPC and wopcradio.com/sports.