When all was said and done, a back-and-forth battle between county rivals Seymour and Pigeon Forge went the way of the Tigers Tuesday night at Seymour High School as the visitors strung together an all-out fourth-quarter blitz to collect a comeback 55-53 win in a high school basketball thriller.
After the Eagles (1-6, 0-1) erased a 29-22 Pigeon Forge halftime lead with a fierce third-quarter rally that left Seymour with a 42-34 advantage going into the final eight minutes, Pigeon Forge (4-6, 1-0) mounted a run of its own to escape with the exciting two-point victory.
Offensively, Seymour used the combination of Carlton Logue and Zach Pace to counter a balanced Pigeon Forge effort. The Tigers had seven different players with at least six points each register in the visitor’s scorebook.
The Tigers were paced by Grant Nichols’ 14 points and Aaron Guinn’s nine points.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.