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Progress photo by Travis Dockery

Lady Jackets out in second round

The Lady Yellow Jackets opened up their post season Saturday, Feb. 11 in the first round of the Smoky Mountain Conference tournament. Hayesville faced Swain County, a team they had defeated just four days earlier in the regular season finale. While the outcome was in question right up until the last seconds of the game, the Lady Jackets managed to hold off the Lady Devils and advance with a 55-49 victory. Round two’s game featured Hayesville facing off against bitter rival Murphy. The Lady Jackets came out ice cold which put them in a hole they couldn’t climb out of. The Lady Bulldogs ended Hayesville’s tournament run with a 52-29 loss.

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By Travis Dockery /

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
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Phone: 828-389-8431
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