Dragons fall to MHEA | Collierville Independent


The Collierville High School boys’ basketball team was one point shy of picking up its third victory of the season Friday night against Memphis-Area Home Education Association. The

Dragons fell 79-78 in overtime to the 4-3 MHEA Eagles. After falling behind 40-33 at the half, Collierville rallied in the third quarter, outscoring the Eagles 17-9. The Dragons were led by K.J. Carrothers, who scored 21 points.

With a 1-point lead going into the fourth quarter, the Dragons continued to score but were matched point-for-point by MHEA. With the score knotted 69-69, the game went into overtime, where the Eagles eventually prevailed.

Drew Van de Vuurst scores two of his nine points in the game.

Friday’s loss gives the Dragons, who play at Ridgeway Friday night, a 2-4 record on the season.