Asheboro vs Union Pines Boys Basketball

The Asheboro Blue Comets kicked off the 2018-2019 season on Tuesday with an exhilarating 60-59 overtime win against the Union Pines Vikings. Asheboro trailed early in the game, but an 11-1 run gave them a 19-16 lead late in the first half. Union Pines would come back for a 23-22 halftime lead. The Blue Comets regained the lead late in the third quarter, but the game would be tied 37-37 heading into the fourth. After trailing 51-43, the Vikings battled back in the fourth quarter to force overtime. A Corey Durrant free throw with six seconds left in overtime proved to be the winning point for the Blue Comets. Tysean Freshwater led the Comets with 22 points, while Kejuan Logan chipped in 12. Durrant and Noah Watkins each added 9.