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Prospect third-quarter eruption seals 4-peat

Prospect’s Ashlyn Stalcup pulls up on the perimeter as Carpenters’ Amelia Bell defends in the championship game of the Blount County Elementary Basketball Tournament at Heritage Middle. Photos by Jolanda Jansma

By Stefan Cooper
Blount Press Row

It can happen fast.

Ashlyn Stalcup showed off an arsenal of 3-point shooting and nifty drives to pace three-time defending champion Prospect to a 15-2 lead at the half. That’s an ominous deficit for an elementary game, but it can be done.

When Stalcup’s equally versatile backcourt mate, Tigers guard Brytt Coker, put a little more on to start the second half, Prospect erupted for a 23-point third quarter to put it away.

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