The Red Boiling Springs Junior High boys basketball team edged host Smith County, 40-35, Thursday night.

The Bulldogs held a 13-10 lead at the end of the first period and led 23-18 at halftime against the Owls.

Smith County closed to within 27-24 by the end of the third period, but the Bulldogs held on for the five-point victory.

Jared White and Brenton Powell paced the Bulldogs with 13 points apiece in the game. Hudson West added six points. Jonathan Mullins scored five and Aayden Cherry added three to round out the scoring for the Bulldogs.

RBS was scheduled to play a home game with Clay County on Tuesday, but that game has been moved to Clay County. The Bulldogs will play a road game at Jackson County on Thursday.

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