The Heritage Generals got 14 points from Adam Thacker and 13 from Will Allen as they salvaged the final game of the Best of Preps Tournament with a 55-52 win over Notre Dame at Chattanooga State on Saturday.
Cole Wilcox (ankle) was once again held out of the game as a precaution.
Heritage improved to 7-7 overall with the victory.
Rhea County girls 60, Heritage 45
In the girls’ fifth-place game, the Lady Generals (8-6) fell behind by eight after the first period and never recovered in a loss to the Golden Eagles.
Emily Wiley and Ansley Bice had 11 points apiece. Sarah Bandy had nine points and Haley Phillips added six. Bice and Bandy hit three 3-pointers, while Phillips added two.
Heritage will get back to Region 6-AAAA play on Friday with a pair of games at Ridgeland.