At the 16th annual Chance Harman Classic (CHM) held at Floyd County High School this past Friday, the Alleghany Mountaineers (6-5/0-3) lost a nail biting finish to the Carroll County Cavaliers 57-54 in overtime.
Xzavier Hayseltt and Chris Harden were both once again at front in scoring for the Mountaineers as they each scored 13 points.
The Cavaliers were led in double digits by four players, including Davis Reitzel who had a game-high 21 points. Meanwhile, Ethan Richardson dropped in 11 for the Cavaliers, while Bryce Smoot and Elijah Cox each had 10.
In regulation, with 4.3 seconds left, Harden put the Mountaineers ahead 51-49.
The game would be sent into overtime on a Reitzel layup.
These two teams will meet up again this Friday at Mountaineer Arena.
The Mountaineers were on the road last night against the Glenvar Highlanders.
Also at the CHM was a dunk contest and three-point contest, which was won by Mountaineer, Halen Lowman.
Lowman competed and defeated 18 of the best three-point shooters across Virginia and North Carolina, including two from Combine Academy who are ranked 22nd in the nation.
In the three-round competition, Lowman made 69% of his three-pointers.
Special thanks to Bruce Lowman for passing along some of the information and photos.
The Chance Harman Memorial Fund (CHMF) is a not-for-profit organization based in Floyd, Va.
The CHMF raises awareness and research for the medical advancement of Pediatric Brain Cancer.
The CHMF was put together in 2007 in honor of Brian and Desirae Harman’s son, Chance Harman, who past away from his battle with Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor at the age of four.
The CHC is now thanks to tremendous support is the premier regional prep basketball event in Va.