Note: This story was last updated at 11:55 p.m.
Junior Tee Higgins hit four three-point shots on Thursday as the Oak Ridge Wildcats—both the boys and girls teams—started the regular season 2-0 with wins over Grace Christian on Tuesday and Christian Academy of Knoxville on Thursday.
The girls beat CAK 64-42 at home on Thursday, and the boys won 93-61.
The boys had 12 players scoring on Tuesday. They had 10 scoring on Wednesday.
They hit 10 three-point shots on Tuesday. They had nine more on Thursday.
“That’s not a fluke,” Oak Ridge Coach Aaron Green said. Four different players hit three-point shots: Higgins had four, all in the first half; juniors Tajion Jones and Deandre Gibson each had two; and senior Javien Johnson had one.
Higgins, who was injured in a football playoff game on Friday, did not play Tuesday. He was second in scoring on Thursday, with 16 points. Higgins also had three assists and five rebounds.
Jones led Oak Ridge with 18 points and four assists.
Also in double digits for the Wildcats were Johnson with 14 points and junior Anthony Gibson with 10. Johnson also had four rebounds, and Gibson had three.
Higgins wasn’t the only one to score four three-pointers on Thursday. Junior Hunter Reynolds of CAK also hit four, and he led the Warriors with 14 points. Senior Daniel Martin scored 10 for CAK.
The Lady Wildcats were led by senior Caelyn Thompson, who scored 17 points. Sophomores Desiree Bates and Mykia Dowdell each scored 14.
The boys team is going to the Bahamas next week to play in the Tabernacle Christian Academy Invitational Tournament. They fly out Tuesday and will be back Sunday.
The Wildcats will be back at home on Tuesday, December 1, playing Clinton.
Meanwhile, the girls will play at Farragut at 6 p.m. Monday, November 23, in the Farragut High School Thanksgiving Classic.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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