Posted On: 02/20/21 9:47 PM

Saturday Sullivan South scrapped their way back into a game that appeared lost the Gods.  Hosts and favorites 

A year ago South was nearing their 30th win, which they did achieve, and qualifying for the 2020 TSSAA State Tournament.  Sadly, Co-Vid 19 had other plans, but the success of Ben Diamond and that particular Rebel team is impossible to replicate.  Could this South conquer Elizabethton?

The game was 20-15 at the half, EHS at the helm. 

"I loved our energy," said Elizabethton guard Jake RobertsJakeRoberts5'11" | PGElizabethton | 2022TN. "I loved our effort.  We were crashing the boards and making plays." 

Sullivan South

#0 Nick Ellege (2021)
#1 Cooper Johnson* (2022)
#3 Drew Hoover (2023)
#33 Aaron Holmes (2021)

Cooper Johnson (Sullivan South)

Earned his way to the free throw line repeatedly.

Nick Ellege (Sullivan South)

The biggest shot of the Rebel game came off the hand of Nick.  After a scramble, Ellege caught a kickout, then buried a game-tying triple.  South’s bench roared in anticipation of a surprising comeback.  

Alas, EHS did not crumble.

"You cant really get nervous in games like this," said Jake RobertsJakeRoberts5'11" | PGElizabethton | 2022TN.  "It is an everyday

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