Spring Creek gets by Hobbton


By David Johnson - Sports Writer



Jonathan Wright gets up over the defense for 2 points


The Hobbton Wildcats hosted the Spring Creek Gators Thursday night but Spring Creek. In a hard fought that stayed close throughout the game, Spring Creek got the 74-65 win.

The Wildcats jumped out to a 18-8 lead on the Gators in the 1st quarter. The Gators finally took over the game with 5:08 left in the second quarter when they went up 18-17. They finished the half with a 4-point margin, 33-29.

In the 3rd quarter, the Gators got out to a 10-point spread before the Wildcats cut back to a 4-point lead at the end of the quarter, 45-41. In the final quarter, the spread was never more than 4 points until the last 2 minutes when Spring Creek got an 8-point lead. A foul and a technical foul with 1:21 left gave the Gators an 8-point lead at 67-59.

Leading the Wildcat scoring was Collin King with 20 points. Hunter Britt had 16.

The Wildcats are 0-2 in conference play going into the Union Christmas Tournament Tuesday.

By David Johnson

Sports Writer

Jonathan Wright gets up over the defense for 2 points
http://clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_Jonathan-Wright.jpgJonathan Wright gets up over the defense for 2 points
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