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Clinton sweeps District, home openers; Tuesday scoreboard


Clinton girls 70 Karns 43…Four Lady Dragons hit for double figures as Clinton pulled away from a plucky Lady beaver squad to win their home and District opener.

Karns came out early and looked nothing like the team that had lost 57 consecutive games dating back to 2016, taking an early lead, but Clinton quickly re-established control and pulled away starting midway through the first quarter.

Danyel Joy led the way with 18 points and eight steals, while Nikki Jones notched 16, Abbie Stinnett added 12 and Alaijah Whitt tallied 10. Clinton improved to 3-1 on the season and 1-0 in District play while Karns fell to 0-4, 0-1.

Clinton boys 57 Karns 53…Clinton rallied back from a 12-point first-half deficit, then hung on down the stretch to win their fourth straight game. Luke Harrison led Clinton with 16 points, while Evan Winchester scored 14–including several key free throws late–and freshman Jackson Garner scored 11 points. Clinton is now 4-1, 1-0.


Anderson County girls 59 Central 42…Central boys 55 Anderson County 45.

Oak Ridge girls 77 Halls 49…Oak Ridge boys 81 Halls 34.

Campbell County girls 75 Powell 53…Powell boys 60 Campbell County 42.

Oliver Springs girls 50 Oakdale 38…Oakdale boys 78 Oliver Springs 52.

Lynn Camp (KY) girls 65 Jellico 33…Lynn Camp boys 61 Jellico 47.

Union County girls 61 Claiborne 47…Union County boys 76 Claiborne 40.

Kingston girls 45 Sweetwater 38…Sweetwater boys 80 Kingston 63.

Scott girls 61 Coalfield 35…Scott boys 88 Coalfield 41.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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