Tennessee High School Basketball - Cocke County can't hold off ArcherDecember 31, 2019: Newport, TN 37821
The Archer Tigers basketball team scored 47 points and restricted the host Cocke County Fighting Cocks to 41 in the Tigers non-league victory on Tuesday.
The Tigers now sport a 9-6 record. They put it on the line next when they host South Gwinnett for a AAAAAAA Region 8 contest on Friday, January 3. Archer will battle a Comets team coming off a 32-31 non-league loss to Wade Hampton (Greenville, SC). The Comets record now stands at 6-10.
The Fighting Cocks (7-8) will now prepare for their contest against Jefferson County (Dandridge, TN). The Patriots come into the AAA District 2 contest with a 7-3 record. In their last contest, Jefferson County edged Oak Ridge (Oak Ridge, TN), 43-34, in a non-league contest.