Winston’s boys needed overtime to defeat Mercer, 54-47, on last Friday, but in doing so claimed the championship trophy of the HDC Tournament.
The Redbirds blanked the Cardinals, 7-0, in the extra period after Mercer had rallied to tie the game at the end of regulation.
Jordan Leonard had the hot hand for Winston with 29 points. Mercer’s Cashman Hartley scored 20 to lead the runnersup.
Winston defeated Pattonsburg, 67-29,