GAINESVILLE — The Chestatee boys basketball team responded to a 5-point deficit with four minutes remaining to pull out a 85-77 win over Pickens on Tuesday in Gainesville.
Cameron Gwyn and Cooper Wilson combined to shoot 12 of 24 from 3-point range for the War Eagles (1-0). Gwyn finished with 33 points and Wilson had 19. Daniel Briseno also scored 12 points, as well as drawing a key charge on Pickens' Seth Bishop, who fouled out with 19 points.
The Dragons were led by Joseph Gossett’s 26 points.
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Lindsey Caudell scored 21 points to lead the Lady War Eagles, who suffered a defeat to the visiting Dragonettes.
Christina Garcia also added 9 points for Chestatee, while Maggie McNair and Alex Edmonds each scored 5.