Hardin passes 1,000 points in win over Smoky
SYLVA — If ever there were a poster child for “you can’t keep a good man down,” senior Logan Hardin would be the ideal cand idate.
Having just four points entering the fourth quarter and his Tuscola varsity boys basketball team trailing, 50-42, to Smoky Mountain, Hardin blistered the net for 25 more points, including seven in overtime.
Hardin’s scoring blitz helped the Mountaineers to an 83-73 WNCAC victory over the Mustangs Tuesday night.
In addition, Hardin’s fifth point in the extra period, a free throw, was his 1,000 career point.
The WNCAC went into overtime tied at 67.
Tuscola improved to 1-0 in the WNCAC and 6-1 overall, while Smoky Mountain dropped to 6-2 overall and 0-1 in the conference.
Senior Aaron Westhusing added 26 points for Tuscola and senior Thomas Hay recorded his sixth ...