Lady Jackets win one, lose two in Smoky Mountain tourney

Published 10:30 pm Thursday, December 28, 2023

The Middlesboro Lady Jackets won one game and lost two during Smoky Mountain Christmas Classic during the week in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Junior guard Keevi Betts poured in 28 points and eighth-grade guard Emily Lambert added 16 on Wednesday in a 59-57 win over Carroll County.

Middlesboro fell 59-29 to Russell County on Thursday and 47-32 to St. Joseph Central, W.Va., on Friday. No scoring information was available on either game.

The 3-6 Lady Jackets play host to Thomas Walker, Va., on Wednesday, Whitley County on Thursday and Wolfe County on Friday in the Magic City Winter Classic.

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Middlesboro (59) — Keevi Betts 28, Morgan Martin 6, Trinity Derossett 3, Halaya Brown 6, Emily Lambert 16.

Carroll County (57) — McGuire 4, Spencer 12, Hicks 6, Madden 4, Dale 2, Hensley 31.

Middlesboro       0    0    5    4         9

Carroll County            5    6         7