The Hayesville girls basketball team is rallying around a star player’s mother as she battles cancer for the second time.
The Yellow Jackets are selling “Believe” bracelets at a cost of $2 each. Proceeds will benefit Mel Thompson, who is the mother of senior Amanda Thompson.
A flyer to promote the bracelets features the following call to action: “It’s Time to Swarm Cancer.”
The bracelets may be purchased through any member of the Hayesville basketball team or by contacting Amy Trout at (828) 389-6532.
Amanda Thompson has signed to play college basketball for Mercer (Ga.). She has has more than 1,000 career points and more than 1,000 career rebounds for the Big Smoky Mountain Conference champions.