ALCOA, Tenn. — District 4-AA tournament host Alcoa surged early and late in Monday’s consolation game, pulling away for a 94-63 win over the Highlanders.
Alcoa jumped to a seven-point lead in the first quarter and, behind 11 second quarter points from Dante Harris, led by 15 at halftime, 48-33.
Scott kept it around that margin in the third quarter, and even cut the lead to 12 points, as Caleb Ball scored nine of his game-high 21 points in the period.
But the fourth quarter belonged to Alcoa, as the Tornadoes outscored the Highlanders 26-10 to salt the game away.
Billy Hall scored 15 points for Scott High. Logan Goodman had 10.
The Highlanders entered Monday’s game with a depleted roster. Senior Hayden Byrge is still out after suffering a knee injury at the end of the regular season, while Austin Chambers and Will Blakley did not dress due to illness.
Alcoa, on the other hand, looked at full strength, as four different Tornadoes scored in double-figures and 12 different players wound up in the scoring column.
SCOTT (63): Ball 21, Hall 15, Goodman 10, Terry 6, Tucker 4, Russ 3, Hembree 2, Morrow 2.
ALCOA (94): Harris 16, Cox 16, Webb 16, M. Carter 12, Roberts 9, Hodge 6, J. Carter 6, Steele 5, Kellogg Ogle 3, Rogers 2, McNear 2, Walsh 1.