Miller Grove (GA) scored a come-from-behind 50-45 victory over Hough (NC) to advance to the championship game of the consolation bracket of the 2013 Beach Ball Classic.
Trailing 41-36 with 3:50 remaining in the second half, Miller Grove (11-3) tallied 12 unanswered points to take a 48-41 lead with just 40 seconds remaining. Keith Pickney tallied eight points for the Wolverines during the stretch, including a pair of 3-point baskets. Miller Grove connected on six straight free throws in the final in the final minute of action to seal the victory.
Miller Grove’s Alterique Gilbert led all scorers with 20 points. Luke Maye paced Hough (9-3) with 11 points and 16 rebounds.