The Newport Plain Talk
Local Sports Search Sports Archive The Running Journal SEC Sports
Obituaries Obituaries Archive
Subscribe Today! Learn More About:
Search: Recent News Archives or try Advanced Search
Scattered Clouds Scattered Clouds
68 °
Click For Extended Forecast

More Jobs
In Newport, TN

choose text size bigger text smaller text

CCHS freshmen earn first win

Published: 4:31 PM, 12/11/2012 Last updated: 4:45 PM, 12/11/2012

Author: Staff Report
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

ROGERSVILLE-A strong fourth quarter helped pace the Cocke County High School freshman
basketball team to their first victory of the 2012-13 season.

Cocke County turned a five-point lead after three quarters into a 44-28 win on the road at Cherokee High School. Jared Jackson led the Fighting Cocks to the win with a 16-point outing, including six in
the pivotal final period of play.

Cocke County led the game the entire way, holding a 13-8 advantage after a quarter. Cocke County nearly doubled their output in the second quarter to lead the game 25-13 as the teams headed into locker room for halftime.

However, the home standing Chiefs put a strangle on Cocke County in the third quarter, limiting them to only a pair of field goals from Jacob Jackson. The lackluster period trimmed Cocke County's lad to 30-25, before the Fighting Cocks rebounded with a strong close to the game in the fourth quarter.

Four players combined for 14 fourth period points, while the Chiefs were held without a field goal over the final eight minutes.

Cocke County returns to action when they host Morristown West High School on Thursday evening.

COCKE COUNTY (44): Jared Jackson 16, Jacob Jackson 7, Addison Fancher 6, Jacob Varner 6, Keary Nease 5, Zac Amick 2, Dorian Dockery 2.

CHEROKEE (28): Josh Drinnon 8, John Owens 5, Kolby Trent 4, Kendall Felder 4, Gabe Ellison 2, Damon Wilson 2, Tyler Farmer 2, Mylan Brewer 1.<  

Print This Story Print This Story Email This Story Email This Story To A Friend

Subscribe to The Newport Plain Talk by clicking SUBSCRIBE. Sign up for Breaking News emails from The Newport Plain Talk by clicking EMAIL ALERTS and inputting your email address next to "Add Me" near the top right corner.

Find more businesses on

Attorneys · Automotive · Health Care · Restaurants Retail · Services · Home & Garden · Recreation


Enter your email address to sign up.
Email Address:
Receive special offers from The Newport Plain Talk.



View All Galleries