For the second time in a month, Fort Mill and Indian Land high schools squared off on the basketball court. For Fort Mill girls coach Todd Bowser, it was an opportunity for the Lady Yellow Jackets to redeem themselves for a tough loss.
Despite that determination to play better than they did in a 48-36 loss to Indian Land, Fort Mill dropped an even closer game, 46-40, to the Lady Warriors.
Indian Land, meanwhile continued its winning streak after defeating Jackson just before Christmas.
The Lady Warriors (5-0) return from winter break to take on Lewisville at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2, followed by McBee at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6. Both are conference games for
Fort Mill did manage to bounce back over the weekend with a 49-39 win over Woodruff in the Landrum Christmas Tournament. Full results from the tournament were not available at press time.
The Yellow Jackets, who recorded an early-season win over Bamberg, had seven losses before getting back in the W column against Woodruff. The team has a Jan. 7 rematch against Providence Day, which beat the Lady Jackets 50-22 in an earlier meeting.
The Fort Mill High School boys basketball team is coming off wins against Indian Land (68-59) and Riverside (N.C.), a close 58-56 victory.
Prior to that, Fort Mill, which was 6-2 going into the Christmas break, defeated Rock Hill 67-54. The Yellow Jackets take on Providence Day in Charlotte at 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 7.