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    Makayla Anderson takes control of the ball in Hayesville’s playoff win.

Lady Jackets advance

The Lady Yellow Jacket basketball team hit the road Tuesday, Feb. 20 for the first round of the North Carolina state playoffs. Hayesville faced off with the Lady Bulldogs in Albamarle in where defense would be the deciding factor. The Lady Jackets managed to out duel Albamarle and advance with a 33-21 win.

It appeared the game would be a high-scoring shootout early as both teams were able to connect often. The Lady Bulldogs were able to weave their way through Hayesville’s defense for 12 points while the Lady Jackets used good ball movement to find open shots. 

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By Travis Dockery Sports writer

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
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