Published On: Thu, Feb 24th, 2011

Murphy the lone SMC team in Boys Sectionals

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 2011 Men’s Championship 1A-West Full Bracket

                The Murphy Bulldogs (20-5) are the lone team from the Smoky Mountain Conference in the Sectional Round of the 2011 NCHSAA 1-A West men’s basketball tournament.  The Bulldogs defeated Nantahala 102-67 in the first round and edged Mitchell 70-61 in the District Round.   They are set to face off against Highland Tech (17-8) on Friday, Feb. 25. 

                Cherokee (12-10) ended their season with a first round loss to Highland Tech 72-38.  Swain (9-13) and Hayesville (18-8), the only other Smoky Mountain Conference teams in the state tournament, lost in the District Round.  Swain fell to Hendersonville 81-49 and Hayesville lost to Cherryville 85-64.

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