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McMinn Central boys keep rolling, Cleveland tops Ooltewah

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McMinn Central 78, Silverdale Academy 48
Skyler Farrar scored 22 points and McMinn Central used a huge third quarter to blow the game open in a 78-48 road win at Silverdale Academy Tuesday night.

After leading just 39-33 at halftime, the Chargers (21-3) opened the third quarter with a 16-0 run to pull away. Farrar scored nine points in the period, helping McMinn Central outscore the Seahawks 27-5 in the eight-minute span.

Tim Webb added 21 points and Levi Holley also finished in double figures for the Chargers, who started the season with a 17-1 record. They climbed as high sixth in the Class AA poll before dropping from the top ten last week following two losses in a four game stretch.

Spencer Mossburg led Silverdale Academy with 14 points.

Cleveland 68, Ooltewah 60
C.J. Bryant erupted for 33 points to lead Cleveland to a key 68-60 win at Ooltewah in District 5-AAA play Tuesday night.

The win drops the Owls from sole possession of first-place into a tie with the Blue Raider sat 8-2 in league play.

Bryant scored a third of his points in the opening quarter, helping Cleveland (15-8) open an early double-digit lead. Ooltewah (14-6) trimmed the deficit to eight at the break, and pulled within 45-43 in the second half, but was never able to retake the lead.

Bryant his six 3-pointers en route to a career-high scoring effort. Kendrick Thompson backed Bryant with 17 points, and Jahmal Johnson chipped in 13.

Ben Snider led the Owls with 16 points, including 15 in the second half, while Antonio Jackson added 13.

Other high school scores from Tuesday, January 29:

Boys Basketball
Bradley Central 69, McMinn County 58
Walker Valley 75, Soddy-Daisy 49
Hamilton Heights 70, McCallie 67 (OT)
Howard 71, CSAS 46
Notre Dame 69, Sequatchie County 56
Marion County 74, Van Buren 61
Baylor 62, Tullahoma 42
Hixson 52, Central 45
South Pittsburg 53, Lookout Valley 43
Boyd-Buchanan 69, Chattanooga Patriots 51
Sale Creek 48, Whitwell 36
Northwest Whitfield 66, Dalton 64
Armuchee 71, Chattooga 65
Cartersville 85, Coahulla Creek 26
Excel Christian 61, Gordon Lee 51
Murray County 75, Dade County 62
North Murray 53, Sonoraville 33

Girls Basketball
Bradley Central 65, McMinn County 39
Cleveland 36, Ooltewah 21
Baylor 38, Tullahoma 37
Meigs County 77, Tellico Plains 52
Walker Valley 82, Soddy-Daisy 35
Notre Dame 42, Sequatchie County 30
Hixson 42, Central 36
South Pittsburg 56, Lookout Valley 46
Sale Creek 49, Whitwell 35
CSAS 53, Howard 41
Calhoun 47, Coosa 21
Cartersville 69, Coahulla Creek 31
Gordon Lee 72, Excel Christian 24
Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe 38, Gordon Central 35
SW Atlanta Christian 72, Trion 18

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