The Livingston Wildcats took a 55-48 lead into the fourth quarter against Pickett County on Tuesday, but struggles in the final frame led to a Bobcat comeback and a win by a final score of 63-62.
While both teams battled back and forth in the opening half, Livingston opened up their lead a little in the third. This came on the strength of a 16-11 quarter in favor of the Wildcats.
This is where the struggles began however, as Pickett used a 15-7 edge in the fourth quarter to complete the comeback and win by a final score of 63-62.
Matthew Sells led the Wildcats in scoring with 27 points on 6-11 shooting from three, while Will McDonald added 15 points.
Zach Amonett scored 22 to lead the Bobcats. Luke Smith added 15 points and John Parker Regan and Will Amonett scored nine points each.
Slayde Copeland Copeland finished the scoring for Pickett County with eight points.
Livingston’s next game will be at Cannon County on Friday.
Pickett County will play again Friday at the Pickett County Thanksgiving tournament.