Faces were slapped, elbows went flying and star players were knocked out of the game with injuries.
On Monday night, when the final bell rang on this match, Dobyns-Bennett had upended Sullivan South 63-46 and earned a berth in Wednesday’s district semifinals. The Lady Indians (21-5) will take on Tennessee High (23-6) at 7:30 p.m. at Science Hill.
“This was a hard game,’’ said D-B coach Roger France. “There was a lot of pressure on both teams. You lose and your season is over.
“It was a tough draw having to play a rival. South is a very good sixth seed. We had a war with them last time we played.’’
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