Lady Bulldogs advance to third round.
NCHSAA 1A Girls Second Round:
The Murphy Lady Bulldogs downed the Union Academy Lady Cardinals by a score of 61-36.
The Lady Dogs will host the Cherokee Lady Braves in the third round on Saturday, start time to be announced.
The Hiwassee Dam Lady Eagles fell on the road to Grey Stone Day by a score of 44-37.
NCHSAA 1A Girls First Round:
Murphy Lady Bulldogs:
The Murphy Lady Bulldogs opened up the first round of the NCHSAA 1A Girls Basketball Championships with a 79-25 win over Pine Creek Prep.
Senior Sydni Addison scored 16 points and knocked down four 3-pointers for the Lady Dogs, while Leah Moses tallied 15 points for Murphy in the win.
Sarah Pullium scored 14 points and Kaiya Pickens tallied 13 points and three 3-pointers for the Lady Dogs.
The Lady Dogs will host 16th-seeded Union Academy in the second round on Thursday.
Hiwassee Dam Lady Eagles:
The Hiwassee Dam Lady Eagles picked up a 49-31 road win over the Christ the King Lady Crusaders in the first round of the NCHSAA 1A Girls Basketball Championships.
Katie Gibson led the Lady Eagles with a dominant 27 point, tallying 19 points in the first half alone. Gibson also eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for Hiwassee Dam in the victory.
Chloe Roe scored 11 points for the Lady Eagles on the night.
Hiwassee Dam will head on the road to face 5th-seeded Gray Stone Day in the second round on Thursday.
NCHSAA 1A Boys First Round:
Hiwassee Dam Eagles:
The Hiwassee Dam Eagles fell at home to the Community School of Davidson by a score of 78-24 in the first round of the NCHSAA 1A Boys Basketball Championships.
The Andrews Wildcats' season came to a close on the road against Mitchell in the first round of the NCHSAA 1A Boys Basketball Championships by a score of 49-44.