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Tigers Return To Action, Fall To Bulldogs In Home Opener


Last updated 1/20/2021 at 4:51pm

Junior guard Andrew Stamey drives past a defender during Rosman's home game against the Murphy Bulldogs. Stamey and the Tigers fell by a final score of 66-46, but will play at home again this Friday as they host Hayesville. (Times photos by Jeremiah Reed)

Following a two-week layoff, the Rosman Tigers finally returned to the court on Tuesday, as new head coach Forrest Johnson led his team in their first home contest of the season against the Murphy Bulldogs.

Unfortunately, the Tigers will have to wait to give Johnson his first home victory, as the Bulldogs came away with a 66-46 win.

Murphy put together a 6-0 run in the first quarter to open up an 8-2 lead and led 15-9 after the opening eight minutes.

Sophomore Lawson Powell knocked down a 3-pointer to cut the lead to 16-12 minutes into the second quarter, but the Bulldogs answered with a...

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