CLARKRANGE, Tenn. | There may not be a tougher place to play in Tennessee high school girls basketball than Clarkrange.
The Buffaloes showed why again on Monday (Nov. 21), with a 68-44 win over Oneida, handing the Lady Indians their first loss of the season.
Kelsey Pike scored 14 points to lead Oneida in scoring. But no other Lady Indina finished in double figures, and Clarkrange — as usual — had someone who was red hot.
Addy Stowers hit six 3-pointers and went 10 of 15 from the floor en route to a game-high 26 points, while Chloe Rogers added 16 to help lead the Buffaloes to the win.
For the game, Clarkrange shot 50% from the field and 86% from the free throw line.
Oneida also shot well from the line, 80%, but was limited to 32% from the field.
Neither team had a rebounding advantage, but Clarkrange was able to force Oneida into 16 turnovers.
Clarkrange led by eight after the first quarter, and built that advantage to 17 at halftime, 37-20. The third quarter saw the lead continue to grow for the Buffaloes, who led 55-29 going into the fourth quarter.
ONEIDA (44): Pike 14, Bush 7, Terry 7, Russ 7, G. Shoemaker 6, Smith 3.
CLARKRANGE (68): Stowers 26, Rogers 16, Bush 7, Sells 7, Choate 6, Hopkins 4, Napier 2.