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  • Writer's pictureTravis Dockery

Lady Jackets Win In Overtime

(Photo by Graves Photography) Ava Shook goes up for 2 against Highlands.

The Lady Yellow Jackets returned to their home court on Monday, Dec. 12 to host Highlands in a non-conference match-up. Hayesville entered the contest boasting a 3-2 record while the Lady Highlanders were still looking for their first win of the season with a record of 0-8. Four quarters wasn't enough to get a result and in overtime,, a pair of successful freethrows from Mallory Peck with 4.8 seconds left put Hayesville up 39-38. Ava Shook got the steal on the inbound to seal the win for the Lady Jackets.

Scoring Leaders:

Mallory Peck: 12 points

Emma Ashe: 8 points

Ava Shook: 7 points

Bryleigh Krieger: 5 points

The Lady Jackets will open Smoky Mountain Conference play at home Friday, Dec. 15 when they host Swain County. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.

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