Posted On: 01/30/20 5:09 PM

In a spirited battle of the 2nd and 3rd place teams in the So Meck-7 Conference, the South Mecklenburg Sabres (14-3) outlasted the Trojans of Olympic (12-5) on Tuesday evening at South Mecklenburg High, 52-41.  South started out on fire and scored the first 14 points of the game, but Olympic showed it's basketball character by battling back to cut the lead to 6, 47-41 with 1:50 left. South ultimately settled down and closed this hotly contested game on a 5-0 run to secure the victory. This was my initial look at Olympic and my third opportunity to see South.  These are a few observations worth noting:

  1.  South Mecklenburg's Jaclyn Felt got a triple double the hard way.  Felt, the 6'3" Senior post   for Coach Cristie Mitchell's Sabres, completely dominated the paint from start to finish.  She   finished with 14 points on 7 of 11 shooting, 13 rebounds, and 11 blocks.  That was not a misprint.   She had 11 blocks, at least 4 of which came in the opening minutes as South jumped out to a   double digit lead. Felt is one of my favorite players to watch.  She is unselfish, knows her role   and always competes fiercely.  I

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