Itsede’s last-second layup clips the Falcons

Hartselle coach Faron Key on the sideline earlier in the season. Photo by Jim Meadows

Hartselle trailed for most of the game before Thomas Itsede converted an inbounds pass from Kohl Key with under five seconds remaining to take a 63-62. After the basket, Kohl Key made a steal at mid-court to seal the one-point come-from-behind victory over the Falcons.

Kiah Key finished with 18 points and eight rebounds to lead Hartselle. Dunn added 16 points, while Rylan Smothers had 14 points and eight rebounds. Itsede finished with eight points, eight rebounds and three steals.

Jordyn Durley led Florence with 17 points, while Dontrell Smith had 16 and Elijah Causley 15.