Rhea County teams ousted at District 5-AAA tournament; Mustangs edge Golden Eagles 59-54 in thriller
Pictured is Rhea County’s Nick McWherter putting up a shot amid heavy pressure during the Eagles’ 59-54 loss to Walker Valley on Friday. McWherter finished the game with 20 points, seven rebounds and three assists.
Published: 4:49 PM, 02/19/2013
Author: Ernie Harris Source: The Herald-News
The Rhea County High School Golden Eagles’ basketball team enjoyed an 11-point lead in the first half over the Walker Valley Mustangs in the opening round of the District 5-AAA tournament on Friday but eventually fell 59-54. The loss ended the Eagles’ season at 11-16 overall.
Heading into the game, Rhea head coach Mike Phillips knew his team was well prepared.
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