Rosman – The Maroon Devils got off to a good start in the Smoky Mountain Conference Tournament. Friday the Devils made a 25-9 run over the 2nd quarter to build a 20 point lead at the half, in their tournament opening game against Murphy . Swain would hold off the Bulldogs down the stretch to take a 71-62 win in the 1st round.
Donnavin Groenewold led all scorers with 20 points, while Nick Millsaps finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Judaiah Littlejohn and Isaiah Collins finished with 9 points, while Connor Hyatt and Noel Wolf had 8 points each.