In an intense Smoky Mountain Conference showdown on January 23, the boys' high school basketball game between the Hayesville Yellow Jackets and Andrews Wildcats unfolded in Andrews. The Andrews Wildcats secured a hard-fought victory with a final score of 58-50.
Despite the loss, several standout performances were notable for the Hayesville Yellow Jackets, with Luke Lee adding 13 points, Slade Crouch, and Jacob McClure each contributing 12 points, and Isaac Chandler adding 7 points.
he defeat brings Hayesville's overall record to 10-7, with a conference record of 0-6. Looking ahead, the Yellow Jackets aim for redemption as they prepare to host Nantahala on Wednesday, January 24, at 7:30 p.m. before Murphy comes to town of Friday, January 26.