The Blue Devils basketball team finally took the lead when it mattered most on Tuesday at Mantachie.
Trailing or tied for nearly the entirity of regulation, Hunter Stanford hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to send the game into overtime. Water Valley went on to out-score Mantachie 18-12 in overtime to earn a 63-57 victory.
C.J. Jackson led Water Valley (1-0 2-3A) with 13 points, while T.T. Person had 10.
Water Valley will return to action on Friday, hosting South Pontotoc. The junior varsity boys will kickoff action at 5 p.m. (January 11, 2012, Page 7)