By Carey Phillips


Smoky Mountain’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will open the home portion of their schedules Wednesday, Dec. 1, against Erwin.

The JV women will play at 4 p.m., followed by the JV men, varsity women and varsity men.

The Lady Mustangs opened their season Nov. 22 with a 58-25 win at Swain. Kennedy Stewman led the way with 18 points, and Xaila Spencer had 14.

Swain topped the Mustang men 92-66. Max Buchanan scored 14 points, followed by Aizen Bell with 13 and Brylen Conlin with 10.

Details of the Swain games will be in next week’s Herald.