A county rival match-up between the South Knox and North Knox girls basketball teams went down to the final seconds.

The Warriors were without their head coach, Steve Meurer, and two starters, Abigail McKinley and Brooklyn Sturgeon all out with an illness, but North Knox was able to come out with a win over the Spartans 45-37.

South Knox pulled within 38-36 with 2:58 left on the clock before Graycie Poe hit 5 out of 6 from the free-throw line, with Alex McKinley adding a layup to secure their victory.

For the Spartans, Ella Bobe scored 14 points, while Natalee Holscher added 9.

For the Warriors, Poe scored 14, while Madison McCory had 12 points and Alec McKinley added 10.

North Knox improves to 14-4 on the season and 4-1 in Blue Chip Conference play, while South Knox falls to 9-7 and 2-2 in the Blue Chip.

South Knox will travel to Wood Memorial on Tuesday, Jan. 11th for a 6:30 pm match-up.

North Knox will host Shoals on Thursday, Jan. 13th at 6:00 pm for a varsity-only game.