Marshall County rivals Potts Camp and H.W. Byers hooked up in a pair of close games on the hardwood Tuesday of last week.
It was a successful start for the Holly Springs Hawks versus Region 2-3A competition.
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The Holly Springs Hawks picked up a pair of big wins prior to Thanksgiving and then split against a couple of tough foes after the holiday.
The Potts Camp Cardinals finished the pre-Thanksgiving portion of their schedule undefeated.