Kingsport Times Newspaper Archives Dec 16 1953, Page 9

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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - December 16, 1953, Kingsport, TennesseeSmith Sparks do indians with 34 to win. 55-54 by Frank Creasy Billy. Smith a. Six four Junior did All that could possibly be de sired of a High school Basket Bailer Here last night but even his sensational performance fell an eyelash shy As Dobyns Ben Nett staged a desperate last period comeback to Edge Holston Valley 55-54. Bullseye Billy twisted 34 Points through the nets despite the fact that the indians had designed a shifting zone de sense that sometimes found four men boxing him in. Spite the fact that the indians had designed a shifting zone de sense that sometimes found four men boxing him in. He also claimed at least three fourths of his team s rebounds and guarded Kingsport s highly Betsy Bunch makes Happy Valley 6th victim by60to44 Elizabethton the Elizabethton cyclones rolled up their sixth straight Cage Victory by whipping previously unbeaten Happy Valley 60 to 44, tues Day night in the Valley gym. The warriors had won six pre Vious contests. Playing before some 850 fans that overflowed the Happy Val Ley gym the warriors were never in the Ball game after inter Mission. Buddy Nidiffer and Billy Bob Garrison put on a dazzling hoop show that spread the cyclones margin to 53-34 at the end of the third Canto. The cyclones had a 16 to 11 Lead after one period and 35-22 at halftime. Garrison led the Cyclone As Sault with 18 Points and Nidiffer followed with 16. 00 Toj. Happi Valley 4j no def or 15 p k. Whitchead 10 Myder p Mclens 11 Herd 11 c per Roll 0 Garrison 18 o Sams 8 Simerly 4 g Buck 10 subs for Elizabeth Lon Curtis Witzel. Thompson 2. Mccal 9. Vaughn. Subs Happy Valley Massey 5, Range. Unbeaten Erwin nips Greeneville 56-55 Erwin Lamie s Field goal with 25 seconds left to play gave the Erwin Blue devils a spine tingling 56 to 55 basketball decision Over Greeneville Here tuesday night. The Victory extended Erwin s win skein to six and shattered the Rangy Greene devils Streak at six. With one minute and 20 seconds remaining the score was tied 53-53. Ivan. Hensley s free throw gave coach to Brum Mett s team a 54-53 Lead but Duane Reed Sank a. Two Pointer with less than a minute left to give Greeneville the Lead. Then came Lamie s bucket that decided the Issue and Erwin successfully froze the Ball Lor the final few seconds. No More than five Points separated the two teams during the course of the game. 5j pos. Tuttrow 10 p Mclntosh 2 p Anderson 5 c Bevington 13 g Pierce 19 g touted 6-5 Pivot Man Stan John son to a Mere seven Points. Until the tribe forged ahead at 50-48, two minutes before the final gun it appeared As if Smith and his rebel mates were going to hand the redskins their second straight loss. However taking advantage of foul shots under the last three minutes Rule coach Guy b. Crawford s Crew managed to maintain a whisker margin until the last Buzzer. Smith rifled in a one hander from the Side to open the fourth period giving the res a 42-36 command and when Stan John son fouled out three minutes later the 45-42 Edge held by the invaders loomed mighty big. But Jimmy Taylor finally found the Range with a push shot and Don Bradley cashed in a fast break Crip to give the indians a 46-45 advantage with 3vz minutes to play. From there until the finish the score was tied three times and the Lead changed hands twice. Marvin Booher s Charity toss evened the count at 46-46, and Smith followed with two Gratis shots to give the res a 48-46 Lead. Greene who did a masterful Job of keeping the anxious in tribe Reb scoring Ito Slon j. Johnson t Calhoun i Lewis i Smith c Heath s Blevins b Booher g totals Ken sport Taylor i Blazer Bradley pc Wilder. S. Johnson c Greene g Ross of a Lonberger g Bell g totals Holston Valley k1ngsport it 1 1 11 0 0 1 30 Fig 6 0 2 0 3 4 3 1 0 19 it 2-3 1-2 0-0 12-14 1-2 1-1 2-4 it 4-8 1-4 3-4 0-0 1-1 4-5 0-0 0-0 4-9 11 13 18 14-54 12 14 10 13-55 a team game Holston Valley in kill sport 3.1 j. Carrier 7 Johnson 3 4 Moore i sort son 12 White c Phillips 8j Hole 0 Poore 8j coffe 0 j subs Kingsport Warren Mcelroy i2i, Wruten 4i, Nelms Taylor me Harris. Holston Valley b. Carrier r. Carrier Holston Valley Kingsport 11 7 17 8-45 1 14-35 officials Tommy Miller and Walter Lance. Mary Hughes defeats Hampton Crew 68-49 Hampton Sand ers hooped 27 Points tuesday night to Lead Mary Hughes to a -49 win Over the Hampton bulldogs. Sanders now has a 22.7 average for 10 games this year. Hampton s Only threat came in the first period when the bulldogs finish d with an 18-17 Edge. After that it was All Mary Hughes with the Lions ahead 38-30 at halftime and 51-33 after three periods. Diane from fumbling away their last chances calmly lifted in a pair from the free throw line to again knot the count at 48-48 with 2y2 minutes remaining. Bradley s two free shots moved the redmen out front 50-48, and they Hung on although Smith did hit another pair of foul chances to bring on a 50-50 dead lock with less than two minutes left. Greene s two handed set shot followed by one free throw by de Blazer and two by Carl Bell gave the indians a 55-51 Lead with 45 seconds on the clock but Holston Valley would t admit defeat. That same Man dunked one of two free shots and added a jump shot to make the score 55-53, and in the final ten seconds rebel Forward Jim Johnson missed the second of two free shots that would have thrown the game into overtime. Taylor and Greene by sheer refusal to quit were the Only indians to score in double Fig ures. Taylor forced in 16 Points and Greene collected a dozen. Behind Smith Jim Johnson tripped the counter ten times to account for almost All of Holston Valley s scoring. During the slow first period zone defense limited the res to Only nine shots from the Field but the tribe was in front by a squeaky 12-11 score. The res began firing Long Range Over the zone in the Sec Ond Quarter but most of their shots were off target. The tribe was not having anything of a picnic either. Holston Valley s pressing Man to Man defense kept the indians Lead to 26-24 at halftime. With Smith doing most of the work offensively and defensively Holston Valley forged ahead Early in the second half and was out front 40-36, at the third whistle Stop. Then came the pulsating final eight minutes. In All the score of the game was tied on 11 different Occa Sions and the command see sawed from one team to the other 12 times. Smith s great game was some what different from the earlier game Between the two teams won by Kingsport 64-54. This time he divided his Points Over the entire route nine in the first Quarter eight in the second eight in the third and 11 in the last. In that earlier Battle bulls Eye Billy netted 35 Points but waited until the last period for 17 of them. Holston Valley s Jayvee out classed the tribe Papoose from Start to finish to take a 45-35 verdict in the preliminary. The baby res grabbed a 11-7 Lead after one Quarter built it to 20-14 by halftime kept it growing to 37-21 at the third Quarter and withstood a come Back gesture in the last minutes. Kingsport times dec. 16, 1953 9 give snap shots in albums for Christmas album just 5c extra see your nearest Lustre one dealer of Call 2591-x Lustre one photo service the ride of your life Glass electric furniture co. No. 1 154 Commerce phone 1346 no. 2 Bristol Hwy. Phone 4555 or win 56 Murphy 7 Burrell 11 late 10 Street 15 Hensley c subs for Green Volle Oass. Reed g. Subs Tor Erwin Moore. Harris 2, Duncan 5, Whitson. 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