©2013 NPT PHOTO BY SETH BUTLER
The Newport Grammar School Warriors and Lady Warriors celebrate with their championship hardware after the conclusion of the Area 3-AA championship games held on Thursday night at Pigeon Forge Middle School.
|Published: 7:47 PM, 02/01/2013
||Last updated: 12:37 AM, 02/02/2013
Author: Seth Butler
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
PIGEON FORGE-The Newport Grammar School basketball teams came
away with two times the championship hardware from the TMSAA Area 3-AA tournament on Thursday night
at Pigeon Forge Middle School.
The Warriors overcame an early 17-2 deficit and vindicated an
earlier defeat this year with a 39-38 victory over Rush Strong Middle School. Will Woods
highlighted the night for the Warriors with 12 points and 15 rebounds.
The Lady Warriors
also brought home an championship with a 40-28 win over New Center Middle School behind a strong
defensive effort in the second quarter
NGS now advances to next weeks TMSAA Class AA East
Sectional, also to be played at Pigeon Forge Middle School. Both Newport Grammar teams receive a
bye to the quarterfinal round of play. The Lady Warriors play on Monday at 7:30 p.m. The Warriors play on Tuesday at 5 p.m.
For the full story, see the February
2nd-3rd Weekend Edition of the Newport Plain Talk.
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