North Carolina High School Basketball - Franklin edges Smoky MountainJanuary 16, 2018: Sylva, NC 28779
The Franklin Panthers (Franklin, NC) basketball nipped the host Smoky Mountain Mustangs (Sylva, NC), 82-76 in Tuesday's league test.
The Panthers (9-5) will now prepare for their test against Hendersonville (Hendersonville, NC). The Bearcats go into the Mountain Six 2A test with a 11-4 record. In their last test, Hendersonville got by Brevard (Brevard, NC), 58-52, in a league test.
The Mustangs now own a 7-8 record. They play next when they host Pisgah for a Mountain Six 2A test on Friday, January 19. Smoky Mountain will encounter a Bears squad coming off a 62-54 league win over Franklin (Franklin, NC). The Bears record now stands at 10-6.