by darren reese
sun sports editor
GREENEVILLE - Due to a snow postponement on Wednesday, the annual Greene County Thanksgiving Tip-off Tournament featured a full slate of games Friday, beginning at 9 a.m. and running well into the night.
The same number of contests are scheduled for today as the event concludes at South Greene High School.
Here is re-cap of Friday's action.
chuckey-doak boys 54, cosby 47
Only four players made the scorebook for Chuckey-Doak Friday morning, but that was enough to power the Black Knights past Cosby.
Jared Meredith scored 20 points and Ben Gridley added 16 in leading Chuckey-Doak to a 54-47 victory in the Greene County Thanksgiving Tip-Off Tournament at South Greene High School.
Josh Lamb contributed 11 points to the win, including a 6-of-8 free throw effort in the second half. Garren Taylor rounded out the Black Knights' scoring with seven points.
Chuckey-Doak led 13-11 after the first quarter and increased the margin to 29-21 by halftime. Meredith scored 13 points in the first two quarters, including a trio of three-pointers.
Cosby also had just four players contribute to the final scoring total. Jordan Self recorded a game-high 24 points for the Eagles, followed by Cody Valentine with 14.
Chuckey-Doak 13 16 11 14 54
Cosby 11 10 16 11 47
CDHS (54): Gridley 16, Meredith 20, Taylor 7, Lamb 11.
CHS (47): Valentine 14, Norris 4, B. Valentine 5, Self 24.
Sullivan East girls 75, C-d 58
Sullivan East dominated the middle two quarters in rolling to a 75-58 win over a Chuckey-Doak squad playing its first game in ten days.
The Lady Knights led 16-14 after the first quarter, but Sullivan East combined for 52 points in the second and third quarters to take a commanding 66-40 cushion into the final frame.
The Lady Patriots drained nine three-pointers in the contest and had ten players make the scorebook. Four of those reached double figures, led by Jamison Shaffer with 18 points. Kaysa Addison added 11, and Kara Stafford and Caitlie Stewart with 10 apiece.
Andi Lamb finished with a team-high 16 points for Chuckey-Doak, all but two of which came before halftime. Kara Aubry added 10 and Alyssa Broyles nine.
Lamb scored ten points in the first quarter as the Lady Knights took control early. Chuckey-Doak scored 14 points in the second quarter, but couldn't slow down the Lady Patriots' offense.
Shaffer scored nine points in the second, and Addison and Stewart added six piece, as Sullivan East took a 38-30 lead into the break.
Stafford tallied nine in the third, while Shaffer and Alex Ayala added seven each in the frame.
Chuckey-Doak 16 14 10 18 58
Sullivan East 14 24 28 9 75
CDHS (58): Lamb 16, Sane 4, Myers 6, Aubry 10, Lawson 5, Ricker 4, Haynes 4, Broyles 9.
SEHS (75): Shaffer 18, Addison 11, M. Addison 5, Johnson 2, Stafford 10, Stewart 10, Collins 1, Timbs 2, Ayala 7, Hare 9.
south greene girls 57, providence 28
Cheyenne Upton scored 19 points to lead a pack of eight South Greene scorers as the Lady Rebels cruised to a 57-28 win over Providence Academy.
Upton fired in 10 points in the first quarter in helping South Greene build a 20-4 advantage. The score was 33-12 at halftime.
Peyton Williams added eight points to the victory, followed by Raina Shoemaker with seven.
Head coach Stephen Gregg took the opportunity to go to his bench early and often, as all nine players on his roster played in the first half.
Rachel Crum and Lyndsey Cutshaw tossed in six points apiece.
Providence Academy was led by the 15-point effort of Erica Roller. No other player finished with more than four points for the Lady Knights.
South Greene 20 13 14 10 57
Providence 4 8 12 4 28
SGHS (57): Upton 19, Wykle 5, Haire 2, Crum 6, Cutshaw 6, Williams 8, Jones 4, SHoemaker 7.
PROV (28): McKennon Trujillo 1, Schoondyke 1, Roller 15, S. Harrod 2, McKenzie Trujillo 4, Bryan 1, E. Harrod 2, Hollowell 2.
north greene boys 52, providence 50
North Greene held Providence Academy to five points in the fourth quarter and rallied for a 52-50 victory.
The Huskies trailed after each of the first three quarters and faced a 45-36 deficit heading into the final eight minutes.
Brett Pollock scored seven and Troy Hall six in the fourth to fuel the North Greene comeback.
Hall finished with a team-high 16 points, while Pollock tallied 12. Brett Bolton added eight and Tanner Collins seven.
Caleb Sprouse led Providence with 13 and Jacolby Darr added 10.
North Greene 13 12 11 16 52
Providence 15 15 15 5 50
NGHS (52): Collins 7, Trent 2, Bolton 8, Hall 16, West 2, Britton 5, Pollock 12
PROV (50): Caleb Sprouse 13, Cody Sprouse 7, Weaver 9, Trujillo 7, Darr 10, Lewis 4
sullivan east girls 46, west greene 39
In Sullivan East's second tournament game Friday, Jamison Shaffer scored 17 and Kara Stafford 16 to lead the Lady Patriots to a 46-39 win over West Greene.
The Lady Buffaloes led 12-10 after the first quarter, but East rallied to take a 23-20 lead into intermission.
West Greene scored just six points in the third quarter, which allowed the Lady Patriots to take control for good.
Rachel Hensley led the Lady Buffaloes with 10 points, all of which came in the first half. Kristen Johnson added nine, while Haley Vradenburgh and Candace Majors tossed in eight apiece.
West Greene 12 8 6 13 39
Sullivan East 10 13 12 11 46
WGHS (39): Majors 8, Johnson 9, Hensley 10, Jarrell 2, Julian 2, Vradenburgh 8.
SEHS (46): Shaffer 17, M. Addison 4, K Addison 3, Stafford 16, Ayala 2, Hare 5.
cosby boys 68, west greene 63
Cosby senior Jordan Self was a one-man wrecking crew Friday night, firing in 42 points to lead the Eagles to a 68-63 win over West Greene.
Self had five points in the first quarter and then double digits in each of the next three, including 10 in the second, 13 in the third and 14 in the fourth.
Bryson Valentine added 11 points to the victory.
Despite Self's effort, West Greene was in the game the entire way and led 46-43 heading into the final eight minutes.
Cosby exploded for 25 points in the fourth, though, to rally for the victory.
Cole Christopher had 18 points for the Buffaloes, followed by Tyler and Tanner Earley with 14 and 12 respectively. Jordan Fillers tossed in 10.
Cosby 12 16 15 25 68
West Greene 12 13 21 17 63
CHS (68): Poe 2, Norris 8, Phillips 5, Bryson Valentine 11, Self 42.
WGHS (63): Tanner Earley 12, Tyler Earley 14, Fillers 10, Tolliver 3, Lambert 6, Christopher 18.
chuckey-doak boys 64, m'town east 53
Josh Lamb scored 24 and Jared Meredith 23 to power the Chuckey-Doak boys to a 64-53 win over Morristown East in the final game of the day Friday.
Chuckey-Doak trailed 12-11 after the first quarter, but held the 'Canes to a single field goal in the second to move in front 30-15 at the half.
Ben Gridley scored all of his ten points in the first half to lead the early charge for the Knights. Meredith and Lamb took over from there.
Lamb had 17 points in the second half, including a 7-of-8 effort from the foul line. Meredith had nine points in the fourth quarter.
Morristown East was led by the 16 points by Aaron Smith.
Chuckey-Doak 11 19 13 21 64
Morristown East 12 4 14 23 53
CDHS (64): Lamb 24, Johnson 3, Taylor 4, Meredith 23, Gridley 10.
MEHS (53): Stephens 4, Killian 2, Thompson 11, Snapp 13, Smith 16, Seal 7
M'Town east girls 62, chuckey-doak 47
A strong second quarter by Morristown East proved to be the momentum-changer as the 'Lady Canes stormed back to take a 62-47 victory over Chuckey-Doak.
The Lady Knights opened up a nine-point lead in the first quarter, but East used a 20-4 second to take control of the game.
Lauren Blaylock was key for the Lady 'Canes as she scored 10 second-quarter points on her way to a team-high 18.
Jordan Hayes added 12 to the victory.
Andi Lamb led the Lady Knights with 13, followed by Hailey Taylor and Asialyn Manuel with eight each.
All of Taylor's points came in a first quarter that saw Chuckey-Doak lead 17-12.
Chuckey-Doak 17 4 8 18 47
Morristown East 12 20 11 24 62
CDHS (47): Lamb 13, Taylor 8, Aubrey 3, Lawson 4, Ricker 7, Manuel 8, Broyles 4.