Smoky Mountain edges Mountain Heritage in battle of unbeatens
Sylva - Smoky Mountain wins the battle of unbeatens in girls prep basketball, edging visiting Mountain Heritage 69-63.. The Mustangs and Mountain Heritage both entered the contest 10-0, but Smoky Mountain used a big second quarter to build an 11 point halftime lead. They outscored Mountain Heritage 19-10 and led 32-21 at the break. The Cougars cut the margin to 6 but couldn't regain the lead. There will be a rematch January 18th in Burnsville. The Mountain Heritage boys beat Smoky Mountain 84-81.