By Collins Brooks
BRISTOL — Happy Valley was handed a tough loss on Thursday night in the 16th annual Frank “Doc” Maples Holiday Hoops Invitational at Tennessee High. The Lady Warriors lost to Floyd County High School (Va.) 88-73.
“We play in a tough Christmas tournament for a reason,” Happy Valley head coach Larry Abel Jr. said. “That was a good team and we knew that. They have a lot of experienced players back from a state championship team.”
The Lady Warriors weren’t able to piece together consistence minutes of play, going on little streaks to only give up bigger streaks on the other end. Floyd County pressed early and often and were able to cause trouble for Happy Valley.