By Tim Chambers
On a night with sleet falling and snow predicted, the setting was totally the opposite inside VanHuss-White Gymnasium on Tuesday.
A heated rivalry before a large crowd produced one heck of a basketball game that wasn’t decided until the bitter end. Hampton outlasted Elizabethton 54-52 after watching its 13-point advantage evaporate in the second half.
’Betsy was coming off a three-point road win over Science Hill last Tuesday. The Bulldogs were tabbed to win the Watauga Valley Conference.