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Gist powers Redskins in win over Rosspoint

Johann Gist was one of three Redskins in double figured with 20 points as Cumberland downed Rosspoint 50-42 in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action Monday.

Jonah Swanner and Jaedyn Gist added 16 and 10 points, respectively, for the Redskins.

Thomas Jordan scored 18 points to lead Rosspoint. Isaac Kelly added 10 points.

Led by 13 points from Brody Napier and 12 from Noah Brewer, Rosspoint won 42-17 in fifth- and sixth-grade action.

Darius Akal paced the Redskins with 10 points.

Rosspoint won 11-3 in a fourth-grade game as Blake Hensley led the Wildcats with four points.

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Cumberland (50) — Jonah Swanner 16, Jaedyn Gist 10, Johann Gist 20, Brayden Blakley 2, Justin Moyers 2.

Rosspoint (42) — Thomas Jordan 18, Tye Howard 4, Cooper McHargue 5, Isaac Kelly 10, Connor Blevins 2, Cullen Whitaker 3.

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Rosspoint (42) — Noah Brewer 12, Brayden Howard 6, Bryan Howard 5, Brody Napier 13, Brayden Hensley 2, Brett Wes Johnson 2, Taelor Haywood 2.

Cumberland (17) — Darius Akal 10, Dionte Long 2, Tyler Lunsford 2, Eric Dixon 1, Liam Garland 2.

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Rosspoint (11) — James Ryan Howard 2, Blake Hensley 4, Zachary Maggard 2, Jace Brown 3.

Cumberland (3) — Sedrick Washington 2, Chris Raleigh 2.

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Ward, Cochran lead Evarts to win over Black Mountain

Jayden Ward scored 16 points and Tristan Cochran added 12 as Evarts rolled past Black Mountain 36-12 in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action Tuesday.

Hayden Jones led Black Mountain with six points.

Evarts won 33-19 in the fifth- and sixth-grade game as Dion Brown led the Wildcats with 12 points.

Reggie Cottrell scored seven for Black Mountain.

Brody Freeman led Evarts to a 19-7 win in the fourth-grade game as he scored six points.

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Evarts (36) — Jayden Ward 16, Tristan Cochran 12, John Long 4, Chase Sizemore 3, Austin Tindell 1.

Black Mountain (12) — Hayden Jones 4, Bruce Burgan 3, E. Humfleet 2, Landon Perkins 2, Dylan Middleton 1.

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Evarts (33) — Dion Brown 12, Drew Freeman 6, Ashton Sizemore 4, Grayson Grills 4, Matt Long 3, Terrin Bennett 2, Hunter Napier 2.

Black Mountain (19) — Reggie Cottrell 7, Bradley Kelly 6, Drake Harris 4, Matt Day 2.

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Evarts (19) — Brady Freeman 6, Jacob Deleon 3, Mitchell Cloud 2, Hayston Bennett 2, Trenton Smith 2, Braydan Farley 2, Ryan Coots 2.

Black Mountain (7) — Joey Stewart 3, Bradyn Madden 2, Landon Caudill 2.

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Griffin scores 14 points as Devils edge Cawood

Wallins edged Cawood 35-32 in a seventh- and eighth-grade basketball showdown on Tuesday.

Tanner Griffin led the Purple Devils with 14 points.

Dylan Hicks scored 13 to pace the Comets.

Lane Grubbs, Tucker Hatmaker and Trenton Cole each scored 12 points as Wallins won 46-44 in fifth- and sixth-grade action.

Jared Rhymer poured in 26 points to lead Cawood.

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Wallins (35) — Tanner Griffin 14, Caden Brock 7, Daniel Carmical 7, Gavin Napier 2, Josh Sergent 5

Cawood (32) — Dylan Hicks 13, Jeremiah Clem 8, Adam Boggs 6, Braden Cox 3, Michael Long 2

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Wallins (46) — Lane Grubbs 12, Tucker Hatmaker 12, Trenton Cole 12, Isaiah Peggs 4, Ethan Simpson 4, Hunter Napier 2.

Cawood (44) — Jared Rhymer 26, Jacob Collins 8, Ethan Rhymer 5, Daniel Noe 3, Jake Brewer 1, Matt Daniel 1.

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Balanced attack carries Redskins past JACES

Led by Johann Gist with 16 points, Jaedyn Gist with 15 and Jonah Swanner with 13, Cumberland won 49-35 Tuesday over visiting James A. Cawood in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action.

Cameron Lester led the Trojans with 22 points.

Cumberland rolled to a 30-14 win in fifth- and sixth-grade action as Darius Akal led the Redskins with eight points.

James McMillian scored 12 for JACES.

Sedrick Washington scored four points as Cumberland won 12-2 in a fourth-grade game.

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Cumberland (49) — Johann Gist 16, Jaedyn Gist 15, Jonah Swanner 13, Brayden Blakley 3, Donovan Simmons 2.

James A. Cawood (35) — Cameron Lester 22, Tristan Cooper 10, Nathan Daniels 3.

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Cumberland (30) — Darius Akal 8, Hunter Cornett 6, Tyler Lunsford 5, Nazareth Sanchez 4, Eric Dixon 3, Dionte Long 4.

James A. Cawood (14) — James McMillian 12, Colby Shepherd 2.

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Cumberland (12) — DaShaun Smith 2, Chris Raleigh 2, Aiden Craig 2, Liam Garland 2, Sedrick Washington 4.

James A. Cawood (2) — Colby Shepherd 2.