Cottrell scores career high
While Old Man winter has a stranglehold on our area, things are heating up in the battle for the Smoky Mountain Conference regular season championship. Hayesville took on three SMC opponents with mixed results to start out the new year. The Jackets got the 61-50 win over Rosman on Tuesday, Jan. 2 and followed that up with a victory over Swain County on Friday, Jan. 5 by the final of 68-48. Cherokee prevented Hayesville from completing the sweep for the weak by defeating the Jackets 75-47 on Saturday, Jan. 6.
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