Clinging to a one-point lead, Franklin relied on its defense once again.
Andrew Terrell flashes forward and tips a pass away. He corrals the steal and notices he’s alone on a fast break.
Franklin knows how to protect its home floor, even when the 3-pointers aren’t falling.
The Panthers improved to 2-0 at home this season with Friday’s 60-50 victory over Brevard.
Franklin’s boys basketball team features 10 juniors and three sophomores. Although the Panthers don’t have any seniors, the four junior team captains think that could be a good thing.
As the horn sounded, Franklin coach Scott Hartbarger clenched the fingers in his right hand and pumped his fist.