HV boys and girls, Jr. Highlanders make finals4:58 am | January 23, 2013
AFTON—Three squads from Landon Carter’s county are still dancing in Greene County at the Little Watauga Conference tournament.
Happy Valley Middle School will be present for championship Thursday, both in the boys’ and girls’ bracket,s while Cloudland pulled off the upset of the night to survive and advance in the boys’ bracket. All and all it was a sensational semifinal round at Chuckey-Doak Middle School Tuesday night.
Fans were treated to a dogfight of a game one, in which the Happy Valley ladies conjured up just enough of their outside shooting prowess to best Cloudland 36-32.
Shooting guard Emily Whitaker was the offensive and defensive catalyst, coming down off Warrior Hill and onto the hardwood warpath with a 16-point outing and a defensive performance that garnered the attention of her head coach