Ellijay, GA- The Gilmer Bobcats played host to the Lumpkin County Indians last night in a Region 7AAA matchup on the hardwood. Lumpkin County led basically the entire game, but the Cats ultimately pulled away thanks to Keegan Bryant’s clutch fourth-quarter free throw shooting.
Gilmer County moved to 6-2 on the year and 3-0 in region play thanks to the 57-54 victory. Lumpkin County moved to 2-8 on the year and 0-3 in Region 7AAA play.
Jackson McVey made his presence felt down low, blocking 5 shots and pouring in 16 points on the night.
Keegan Bryant was the leading scorer for the Bobcats as he posted 17 points in the win.
Lumpkin County’s Cal Faulkner led all scorers with 29, and TJ Gaddis was also in double figures for the Indians with 14.
Gilmer will be back in action vs White County on Friday while Lumpkin will travel to Pickens that same day.