Alexander Central Coach Ed Wills picked up his 200th career win as the Cougars rallied to beat Watauga 64-62 Tuesday night in Taylorsville.
The Cougars scored the games final five points to pick up the win. Lyndon Strickland led Alexander Central with 20 points, Blan Hodges added 15, and Jem Lawrence came off the bench with 11 including a crucial three-point play in the final minute. With the win the Cougars are 2-0 in Northwestern Conference Play and 4-3 overall.
In the Women’s Varsity game, Watauga jumped to a 15 point lead after one quarter and cruised to a 81-40 win. Key Key Miller paced AC’s scoring with 13 points. With the loss, the Lady Cougars are 1-1 in Conference play and 2-4 overall.
Watauga 42 ACHS 41
Wagauga 43 ACHS 34