Pisgah boys hand Tuscola first loss in WNCAC
In sports, just like in life, things don’t always work out like anyone hopes or expects. That was the Pisgah at Tuscola varsity boys basketball game in a nutshell.
In front of a spirited, “White Out” standing room only crowd, third-place Pisgah took control of the game early, building a lead of 23 points in the third quarter (53-30) over heavily favored Tuscola, and the Black Bears withstood a withering Tuscola comeback attempt to earn a 67-61 upset victory Friday night in the Tuscola gym.
The loss dropped the Mountaineers to 10-1 in the WNC Athletic Conference and 18-2 overall, while Pisgah improved to 7-3 in the WNCAC and 13-7 overall.
“Pisgah did what they had to do to win, and we didn’t. Its as simple,” said Tuscola Head Coach Nathan Messer. “Hats off to Pisgah. They played well ... ...