GAME STORY: Abilene High’s Watts nabs MVP award as North tops South in FCA men’s game

BROWNWOOD — Like many of the players picked to play in the eighth Fellowship of Christian Athletes men’s basketball all-star game, Nathan Watts won’t be playing the sport collegiately.

But the former Abilene High post and future engineering major at Texas A&M made one more memory on the hardwood Saturday, tallying 16 points, nine rebounds and two steals to lead the North to a 75-66 win and leave Brownwood High School’s Warren Gym as the event’s MVP.

The 6-foot-7 Watts displayed the same efficient scoring style he had for three years at AHS, going 7 of 8 from the field — including 1 for 2 from 3-point range — to help his team overcome a double-digit deficit in the first half and hold off a big South rally in the second.

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