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    Freshman Hayden McClure cuts through the lane and past defenders on his way to the basket.

Jackets down Highlands in overtime

In their first meeting of the season, the men’s varsity basketball teams of Hayesville and Highlands put on an exciting show for both fan bases with the Yellow Jackets ending up the victors. On Monday, Dec. 11, Hayesville hit the road for round two against the Highlanders. As in their first battle, the two teams seemed evenly matched. Eventually, overtime was needed to determine a winner. Hayesville’s defensive play and strong offense earned them the 52-42 win.

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By Travis Dockery Sports writer

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997