The 8th Grade Pickens Nettes defeated the Dawson Lady Tigers 39-37 in a tough game on the road. The Dragonettes started with the hot hand scoring 17 points in the first quarter to take a 17 to 6 lead. The Lady Tigers had a strong second quarter scoring 16 points to Pickens’ 8 points. The Nettes led at the half 25-22. Dawson County controlled the third quarter scoring 9 points and holding Pickens to 3 points. Going into the fourth quarter, Dawson led Pickens 31-28. The Nettes’s strong defense allowed them to even up the score at 37 points late into the fourth quarter. With 27 seconds left in the game, Brylee Deering stole a perimeter pass and found Ellison Steinhauer running to the rim for the layup which would prove to be just enough to win the game. The final score was 39-37 in favor of Pickens. Emmie Moore led all scorers with 16 points while Ellison Steinhauer added 13 points. Pickens improves to 4-1 overall on the season.
- 39 Pickens High School
- 37 Dawson County Middle School
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