RCHS Lady Eagle Amber Levi, left, goes up for two on the baseline in the Soddy-Daisy game on Nov. 26. Levi finished with 12 points, which included two 3-pointers, during Friday’s 72-58 loss at White County.
Published: 4:54 PM, 12/10/2013
Last updated: 12:12 PM, 12/11/2013
Author: Ernie Harris Source: The Herald-News
The Rhea County High School Lady Eagles may have left behind
the stellar teams in District 5-AAA like Bradley Central, Walker Valley, Cleveland and McMinn
County, but it didnâ€™t get any easier as they entered a new realm of caliber basketball teams and
began play in District 6-AAA on Friday against the White County Warriorettes, giving up the 72-58
As many Rhea fans recall, the Lady Eagles were knocked out of the Region 3-AAA tournament
by White County in February 2012 by an 8-point margin. The Warriorettes were the region runner-ups a
year ago and were eliminated in the sectional (formerly sub-state) game by the eventual state
In a hostile environment at Roy Sewell Gymnasium, the Lady Eagles scored on their first possession and had a short-lived lead, when the Warriorettes scored six unanswered points and took a 6-2 lead. Rhea battled but trailed 21-15 at the end of the first quarter.
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