Bryson City – The visiting Hayesville Yellow Jackets used a strong 3rd quarter to pull away from Swain and take an 81-51 conference win. Hayesville senior Dwain Cook led all scorers with 19 points to go along with 10 rebounds. For the Maroon Devils it was the Jackets trapping defense that gave them fits in the 2nd half and allowed Hayesville to pull away.
Senior guard Bradley Vestal paced Swain with 14 points, while sophomore Judaiah Littlejohn had 13. Nick Millsaps pulled down 10 rebounds for the Devils and Jesse Waldroup added 5 steals before he fouled out early in the 4th quarter.