Tuscola girls take down first place Black Bears
The Pisgah varsity girls basketball team’s undefeated run through the WNC Athletic Conference is over.
Thanks to rival Tuscola and a brilliantly played second half from seniors Taylor Gibson and Shelby Tricoli.
Gibson scored 15 of her game-high 23 points in the second half and Tricoli finished with 21 points as Tuscola roared back from a 34-27 halftime deficit to hand arch-rival Pisgah a 66-53 loss in a key WNCAC matchup Friday night in the Tuscola gym.
“We knew we needed this game if we were to stay in the hunt for the conference championship,” said Tuscola Head Coach Ann Gardner. “Our girls responded and I couldn’t be more proud of them. There is still a lot of basketball left and we need to concentrate on taking care of our piece of the puzzle. The next two weeks should be ...