The North Jackson varsity boys basketball team had to work a little overtime for a win Monday night.
The Chiefs bounced back after Boaz rallied to force overtime and defeat the Pirates 74-72 in the Pisgah Thanksgiving Classic.
North Jackson (4-1) led 16-10, 29-23 and 51-45 at the quarter breaks, but Gael Vazquez sank a game-tying 3-pointer as time expired to tie the score at 63-all and force the extra session. North Jackson took the lead for good in overtime on Trevor Anderson’s elbow jumper with 1:17 remaining, and following Eli Gill’s basket and Zeke Ballard’s free throw, was in front 74-72 with under 10 seconds remaining. Boaz’s Vazquez went to the free-throw line with 2.7 seconds left with a chance to tie the score, but missed the first attempt. North Jackson then rebounded his intentional miss of the second free throw and ran out the clock.
Tyrus Jackson scored 20 points before fouling out in the fourth quarter for North Jackson while Ballard had 18, Gill 16, Carter Gass seven and Cade Reed six. Anderson scored all four of his points in overtime.
Chadin Hamilton scored 18 points for Boaz (0-5) while Vazquez netted 14 and Keaton Kennedy added 12.
Scottsboro 63, DAR 56 — At Scottsboro, the Wildcats fended off DAR for their fourth win of the season during play in the FNB Thanksgiving Classic at Hambrick Hall Monday.
Scottsboro (4-1) led 19-16 after one quarter and 37-27 at halftime before DAR pulled within 48-44 entering the fourth period.
B.J. Harris scored a career-high 29 points for Scottsboro. JaVaris Branford scored 15 points for the Wildcats while Jordan Davis and Parker Bell netted seven each and Tyson Sexton had five.
Brad Aultman scored 16 points for DAR (2-3) while Landon Harbin had 15 and Koltyn Harbin had 12.
Pisgah 71, New Hope 52 — At Pisgah, the Eagles outscored New Hope 14-0 over a 1:20 span in the fourth quarter to break open a close game during the Pisgah Thanksgiving Classic on Monday.
Pisgah (2-2) led 15-10, 29-24 and 45-38 at the quarter breaks. The Eagles led 48-42 with five minutes remaining before Austin Brown hit three 3-pointers, Jared Wilks hit one and Wilks scored inside to push Pisgah in front 62-42 with 3:38 remaining.
Brown finished with 17 points and six rebounds for the Eagles while Wilks had 15 points. Pisgah also got 12 points from Nate Cornelison, six each from Austin Brunk and Austin Thornhill, five from Zac Cornelison four points and seven rebounds from Kolton Chadwick.
Skyline 71, Sequatchie County (Tenn.) 38 — At South Pittsburg, Tennessee, four Vikings scored in double figures during the win in the Richard Hardy Thanksgiving Tournament.
Skyline (5-0) led 13-7 after one quarter before enjoying a 38-14 halftime advantage and a 58-27 lead after three quarters.
Collin Lockard led Skyline with 21 points while Jaxen White had 17, Dylan Bickers 12, Connor Lockard 10 and Jaylon Clements eight.
Whitesburg Christian 61, Woodville 43 — At Woodville, Whitesburg Christian pulled away from the Panthers in the second half for the win.
Woodville (0-4) trailed just 27-26 at halftime, but Whitesburg Christian moved in front 44-35 after three quarters.
Caleb Dolberry paced the Panthers with 16 points while Jackson Peek had eight, Da’vion Johnson six and Bryce Thompson and Corey Chance four each.
Isaiah Matthews scored 17 points and Luke Baker added 14 for Whitesburg Christian (5-2).