By AMBLE SMOKER
ONE FEATHER STAFF
MURPHY – The CMS Lady Braves fell short in a hard fought, overtime battle with the Robbinsville Black Knights in the semi-final round of the Smoky Mountain Conference tournament held in Murphy on Monday, Feb. 3. Robbinsville led throughout the game, but the resilient Lady Braves just wouldn’t quit.
The Lady Braves overcame a 6 point deficient going into the fourth quarter and tied the game at 57 to go into overtime.
However, the Lady Braves came up short by 4 points in overtime, losing 64-60.
Timiyah Brown led the Lady Braves with 21 points. Other scorers included: Breece Saunooke 14, Tori Teesateskie 13, Carla Wolfe 6, and Macie Welch 6.
Although Cherokee didn’t come away with the victory, the future remains bright for the young Lady Braves as they went undefeated in the regular season.