Posted On: 11/9/19 4:47 PM

Martinsville and Avon kicked off their season on Friday night in style as the game would come down to the final seconds. Avon led the entire game, but Martinsville hit a clutch shot late to complete the comeback victory. Avon looked to seize all the momentum early in the third quarter as junior guards Indiah Kendrick and Genesis Castro would hit back to back 3-pointers to stretch the lead to 28-19. However, Martinsville's defense really buttoned-down and held them to just four points the remainder of the game.

Junior Pa'Shence Walker scored the game-winning basket after she grabbed the rebound and pushed the ball down the floor scoring a layup with under 30 seconds left to put Martinsville up by a point, 33-32. They would hold defensively and Walker would add another free throw before thwarting a last-second attempt by Avon to score. Below I take a look at three headlines from the first game of the season for both teams.

Both Teams Start Slow

With the offense that both teams have, especially Avon, you would be shocked to hear that there were only 66 points scored in the game. Much of the low scoring was simply due to

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