Cloudland turns back CAK

from staff reports  


   Josh Johnson scored 27 points, 25 of them in the first half, leading Cloudland to a 60-59 non-conference win over Christian Academy of Knoxville at Sonny Smith Gymnasium on Saturday.
   The Highlanders (6-7) opened up a double-digit lead in the first half, but had to hang on for the win as CAK rallied in the closing minutes.
   Mark Byrd netted 14 and Aaron Stocton chimed in with eight as the other high scorers for the 'Landers, who return to action on Monday, when they travel to Johnson County.
   (Girls)
   Cloudland 73
   CAK 21
   The Lady Highlanders rolled to the easy win taking a 27-3 lead at the end of one quarter and a 47-5 lead at the intermission.
   Cloudland got three treys apiece from Tara Hanson and Stacia Johnson leading the way for the offense. Hanson was the game's high scorer with 12 points, while Johnson was one point behind with 11.
   Jessica Lunsford and Heather Banner, both of whom scored eight points and Jessica McGuire were the other leading producers for the Cloudland offense.
   With the win, the Lady 'Landers stayed on a school-record pace with their 14th win of the season against only one loss. Like the boys, the girls will travel to Johnson County on Monday night.