|Published: 1:35 PM, 01/30/2013
Author: Brandon Keys
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
SWEETWATER - An up and down affair saw Sweetwater come out on top in their 63-57 win over the Scott County Highlanders on Monday night. The Highlanders had a lead as large as 11 points late in the first half, but Tyler Watson knocked down a few shots to cut the lead down before the buzzer.
Watson made a couple of free throws, and a nice jumper to gain some momentum moving
into the third.
Watson led all scorers on the night with 22. Brandon Clark also played well down the stretch, as he constantly got the friendly roll at home. ClarkвЂ™s night ended with 18 points.
Scott County continued to play hard down the stretch, but thanks to the Wildcats hot shooting, and shutdown defense, the Highlanders coud not pull out a win.
Sweetwater iced the game late with free throws and at one point in the action, led by nine. Matt Spencer hit some clutch late baskets from the charity stripe, while finishing with 12 points.
Jordan Davis did a great job at the point guard slot, and scored six points. Seth Battle added three and Terrell Johnson scored two.
Lady Cats fall, 58-27
Victoria Lloyd and Scott County were just too much for the Lady Cats. Lloyd scored 15 to lead Scott County. Late in the third, Sweetwater made a run of sorts, but Scott repeatedly tossed in baskets from behind the arc to increase the lead.
Betsy Mashbrun led Sweetwater with 12 points on the night. Tyra Hurst and Macala Rasmussen each scored four points. Alexis Gennoe, Nicole Burgess and Jayonna Erwin each scored a basket, while Rachel Thomasson had a point.
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