In a recent Smoky Mountain Conference showdown on Friday, February 2, the Hayesville Lady Yellow Jackets ran into the buzz saw known as the Cherokee Lady Braves. The game unfolded as a challenging encounter for the Lady Yellow Jackets, with Cherokee, the top team in the conference, securing a dominant victory with a final score of 61-15.
Cherokee's victory marked the only the second conference loss for Hayesville with their first loss coming to the Lady Braves earlier in the season. It also ended the Lady Jackets' 10-game win streak.
Leading the scoring efforts for the Lady Yellow Jackets were Ava Shook, contributing 9 points, and Breanna Abrams, who added 6 points to the team's total.
Undeterred by the setback, Hayesville is gearing up for their next challenge as they prepare to host Robbinsville on Tuesday, February 5, at 6 p.m.