Rhea County teams ousted at District 5-AAA tournament; Lady Eagles fall 52-48 to Lady Mustangs
Pictured is Lady Eagle point guard Kelsey Miles going up for two during Rhea’s opening round 52-48 loss to Walker Valley on Friday. Miles finished with four points, five assists, three steals and a rebound.
Published: 4:52 PM, 02/19/2013
Author: Ernie Harris Source: The Herald-News
Heading into the District 5-AAA basketball tournament, the Rhea County High School Lady Golden Eagles had a 1-1 season record against the Lady Mustangs of Walker Valley, and after a hard fought opening round battle, Walker Valley edged Rhea 52-48, thus ending the season with a 19-9 record.
After falling behind 2-0, the Lady Eagles got on the board with a Julie Brown 3-pointer from the top of the key. Rhea garnered other first quarter points from Shelby Thurman, Amber Levi and a pair of treys by Whitney Thompson to take a 20-14 lead headed to the second period.
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