Warriors, Lady Warriors take road wins

Carter County Sports

Happy Valley picked up a thrilling win on Tuesday night.

The Warriors held on for a 73-68 overtime win at Johnson County. In the girls’ contest, the Lady Warriors rolled to a 74-45 victory.

In the boys’ game, Austin Hicks was the spark HV needed.

Hicks tallied 30 points to power the Warriors to a crucial Three Rivers win. HV held a 30-27 lead at the half.

The Longhorns made a late run in the closing minutes of the game and forced overtime with a buzzer beater 3-pointer. Hicks and the Warriors, however, outscored Johnson County 10-5 in the extra time to take the win.

Brayden Sams added 12 points for HV.

For the Lady Warriors, a strong third quarter was what the doctor ordered. Happy Valley, who maintained a 37-28 lead at the half, outscored the Lady Longhorns 20-11 in the third period.

Kaitlyn Roberts had 19 points to lead HV. Emily Whitaker and Shalyn Whitson tallied 12 points apiece. Makayla Frazier had 12 points for the Lady Warriors.

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