On a night when Head Coach Billy Hicks was inducted into the Beach Ball Classic Hall of Fame, his Scott County squad advanced to the championship game with a 69-62 victory over North Little Rock at the Myrtle Beach (SC) Convention Center.
TURNING POINT: With the game tied at 60-60 with 2:18 to play, Scott County allowed just two points the rest of the way to secure the victory and advance to their first BBC Championship game in 11 appearances in the 38-year-old tournament.
SCOTT COUNTY STAT LEADERS: Playing without senior standout Michael Moreno due to an ankle injury, Glenn Covington stepped up to lead the Cardinals with 31 points and seven rebounds. Diablo Stewart added 14 points and five assists while Lorenzo Williams scored 12 points.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK STAT LEADERS: Shawn Fudge led the Wildcats with 21 points..
RECORDS: Scott County 13-0, North Little Rock 12-2.
WHERE ARE THEY FROM: Scott County – Georgetown, KY. North Little Rock – North Little Rock, AR.
GAME STATS: Box Score