Gatlinburg-Pittman might have drawn first blood against Austin-East on Friday, but it was Austin-East who got the last laugh. Gatlinburg-Pittman took a 21-32 hit to the loss column at the hands of Austin-East. The result was an unpleasant reminder to Gatlinburg-Pittman of the 7-51 loss they experienced in the two teams' previous head-to-head.
The defeat dropped Gatlinburg-Pittman's record to 6-2. The win bumped Austin-East's record up to 5-2.
Gatlinburg-Pittman will have some time to rest before their next match, which is against Alcoa in two weeks at 7:30 PM. As for Austin-East, they will face off against Pigeon Forge. Pigeon Forge are limping into the matchup on a four-game losing streak.