Tuscola girls rally past Hayesville
The Tuscola varsity girls basketball team rallied in the fourth quarter to beat visiting Hayesville in a defensive non-conference game, 46-42, Monday night in the Mountaineer gym.
“The play down the stretch was the difference in the game,” said Tuscoila Head Coach Ann Gardner.
Shelby Tricoli pumped in 13 points and Alex Swanger scored 11 points for to lead the Mountaineers, which led 10-4 after the first quarter but saw their lead shrink to a point by halftime, 20-19.
Hayesville used the momentum it gained in the final minutes before the break to outscore Tuscola, 14-10, in the third quarter and carry a 33-30 lead going into the final eight minutes. But the Mountaineers’ defense turned the tide by holding the Yellowjackets to just nine points in the fourth quarter, while scoring 16 to ...