Another last-second shot sinks Lady Highlanders

10:09 pm | January 4, 2014

By Logan Lawson

It was a déjà vu for the Lady Highlanders on Friday night inside Sonny Smith Gymnasium. Unfortunately, they came up on the losing end again.

Cloudland saw Macy McNeese hit a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds remaining to propel North Greene to a 42-39 victory. It was the second consecutive conference game the Lady ’Landers were on the wrong end of a buzzer beater by a team from Greene County after losing their conference opener to South Greene.

“I thought they outbattled us in the second half,” Cloudland coach Matt Birchfield said of the Lady Huskies. “We had our opportunities early then gave up a 10-point lead. They came back in the third quarter and got six or eight points in a row there, and made shots when they had to. I felt like they outplayed us especially down the stretch. I don’t know why, but we didn’t have the effort tonight that we should have had. We

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