Lady Devils Stun Draughn to Advance

Valdese – The Lady Devils stunned homestanding and higher seeded Draughn Tuesday, to advance to the 2nd round of the NCHSAA women’s playoffs.  Swain held off furious Draughn comeback to take a 66-60 win. Senior Mazie Helpman finished with a team high 31 points for the Lady Devils.  Amaya Hicks had 10, while Maddie Spates […]

Helpman’s 26 Points Leads Lady Devils to Win

Bryson City – Tuesday was a matchup between two teams with similar records, but in the end it would be the Lady Devils who would prevail.  Swain rode a strong night from senior Mazie Helpman to a 55-43 Smoky Mountain Conference win. Helpman would net 16 of her game high 26 in the second half, […]

Hicks Ties School Record With 7 3s

Andrews – Amaya Hicks came close earlier in the week.  The junior guard nailed 6 3-point baskets against Robbinsville on Tuesday, one shy of the school record of 7, which was set by Kayla Myers McMahan back in 2010.  Thursday Hicks continued her torrid week and tied the record by draining 7 3-pointers in leading […]

Pisgah Downs Lady Devils 58-29

Pisgah – Pisgah used an explosive 2nd quarter to build a lead against the Lady Devils last week, on their way to taking a 58-29 over Swain.  The Bears outscored the Lady Devils 22-6 over the 2nd quarter to build a 29-12 halftime advantage. Mazie Helpman paced Swain with a team high 11 points to […]

Braves Down Lady Devils in SMC Play

Bryson City – Visiting Cherokee used a strong run to end the 3rd quarter and open the 4th to build a double digit lead.  The Braves had to hold off a furious Lady Devil comeback attempt, eventually taking a hard fought 58-46 conference win over Swain. The Lady Braves used balanced scoring, to offset early […]