WHS hosts JC Tuesday
Watertown 43, Pickett Co. 41
With the win, Watertown moves on to a 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at home vs. Jackson County in the regional semifinals.
Pickett County (13-19) the No. 4 seed from District 7A led 32-24 at halftime before Watertown rallied in the third quarter to trim it to a 36-35 deficit.
Gaines led the Purple Tigers (27-3) with 16 points.
Jackson Co. 53, Friendship 45
The Blue Devils (13-17) outscored their guests 20-9 in the fourth quarter to rally for the win -- setting up a Jackson County vs. Watertown semifinal game Tuesday evening at Watertown.
Senior Allen Heaston led the Commanders with 25 points.