Sunday July 14th, 2024 7:41AM
6:33PM ( 13 hours ago ) News Alert

Boys basketball: Lumpkin Co. beats Haynesville (N.C.) to win Battle of the States

By AccessWDUN Staff

HIAWASSEE — Lumpkin County held off Haynesville (N.C.) Wednesday 46-43 to capture the Battle of the States championship trophy.

Jack Howard, who was named the tournament MVP, poured in a game-high 23 points to lead the Indians (13-2) to the title.

Brandon Zarate and Cal Thrailkill were named to the All-tournament team.

Howard scored 74 points in the three games.


The Indians led 28-23 at halftime but held Haynesville to just 20 second half points.

Lumpkin County next will play host to White County on Saturday before jumping back into Region 7-AAA play Tuesday against Dawson County at home. 


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