Whose House? Our House! Sell’s Storybook Shot Delivers CPC Title
Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 7, 2013
By Brian Pitts
Davie Enterprise Record
The Davie boys basketball team’s 66-65 win over Reagan in the Central Piedmont Conference Tournament semifinals was a legendary knock-down/drag-out affair.
Davie’s 67-64 win over long-time behemoth Mt. Tabor in the championship game topped it, and Peyton Sell should be on a Wheaties box after delivering one of the most exhilarating and important wins in Davie history.
The scene was out of a movie. The game was tied with the clock running down. Taylor Hatfield passed to the corner to Sell, who had made little impact because of an extended shooting slump. Sell buried a game-winning shot that will live forever in Davie lore. It’s a rare occasion when “once-in-a-lifetime moment” really fits, but this was it. A sold-out crowd witnessed history, and Davie fans rushed the court for the second time in as many nights.
The War Eagles entered the tournament 1-4 in games decided by five points or less. After solving the Reagan riddle in the semifinals, they …