Hickory Flat advances to 3rd round of playoffs with win over Tremont

The Lady Rebels of Hickory Flat got one step closer to the Big House on Friday night, picking up a big win over Tremont in the round of 16.

With the 43-34 victory, Hickory Flat moved to 23-9 on the season and guaranteed themselves at least one more home game this season. They will take on the winner of the Pine Grove/Shaw contest which was postponed due to rain.

The Lady Rebels jumped out to an 11-3 early lead behind 8 R’Daztiny Harris points and a Laney Teel three pointer. The lead for Hickory Flat evaporated in the second half as Tremont made a run after haltime and pulled ahead 22-18 half way through the third quarter.

Luckily for the Lady Rebels, fighting back is part of their modus operandi.

The home team stormed back with a 10-0 to end the third period with a 29-27 lead. Hickory Flat was determined not to lose it.

The Lady Rebels got the last 8 points of the 4th quarter from Harris and sealed the game and the trip to the seminfinals of the state playoffs.

Harris finished with a game high 21.

You can see more pictures from this game via Jackie Hancock with Hickory Flat Rebel Sports here.

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