In a non-conference clash between familiar foes, the Hayesville Yellow Jackets emerged victorious over the Hiwassee Dam Eagles with a final score of 67-54. The showdown took place on Tuesday, January 9, as the Yellow Jackets traveled to the Eagles' home court and made Jacket Nation proud with their victorious performance.
Hayesville's head coach, Michael Cottrell, implemented a strategic game plan that proved to be the key to success for the Yellow Jackets. The team displayed a seamless blend of offensive prowess and defensive resilience throughout the game. Cottrell's emphasis on ball movement, effective communication, and disciplined defense contributed to the Yellow Jackets' impressive performance on the court.
With this triumph, the Hayesville Yellow Jackets now boast an 8-6 record, showcasing their determination and competitive spirit in the season. The team's commitment to continuous improvement and strategic play has been evident in their recent successes.
Following the intense Tuesday night match, the Yellow Jackets will enjoy a rare Friday night off to rest and regroup. The brief respite serves as an opportunity for the team to recharge before facing another challenge on the road. Hayesville will hit the court once again for a crucial matchup against Blue Ridge Early College on Tuesday, January 16.