SVCC dropped an 87-83 decision to the host Catawba Valley CC team on Friday night in a first round tournament contest.
SVCC got off to a good start in the game taking a 26-21 lead on a bucket by Shaun Coleman at the 7:34 mark of the first half.
SVCC took a 38-35 lead on a bucket by Donald Maxwell with 45 seconds left in the first half but the Red Hornets closed on a 6-3 run to knot the score at 41 at the halftime break.
Catawba Valley opened up an eight-point lead midway through the final half.
The local team closed to 85-83 with 31 seconds left to play on a bucket by Hoosier.
SVCC had a chance to tie the score with 15 seconds left but turned the ball over and Catawba Valley hit one of two from the line to seal the victory.
Hoosier led SVCC with 24 points in the game while Coleman scored 13 while Williams added 11.
SVCC struggled from the line hitting only 22 of 36 in the contest.
SVCC………..41 42 - 83
CVCC……….41 46 - 87
SVCC – Maxwell 7, Hoosier 24, Holloway 8, Harris 3, Alexander 9, Coleman 13, Williams 11, Boyd 9.