RC Hatch Bobcats win No. 22,
Published 12:00 am Sunday, January 15, 2006
locked for regional title
By Griffin Pritchard
The Selma Times-Journal
Coach Homer Davis’s first season at the helm of the R. C. Hatch Bobcat basketball program is going swimmingly.
Davis and his Bobcats notched their 22nd victory of the season Friday when they knocked off regional opponent Marbury High School 102-62.
Hatch finished the night with five Bobcats in double-digits.
Frankie Sullivan led all scorers with 20 points, six rebounds, seven steals and seven assists.
Hugh Turner added a double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds, entering the game off the bench. Phillip Johnson added 11 points and five assists. Willie Coleman added 10 points and Marcus Porter added 11 points with three assists and three steals.
Nicholas Johnson, who was called up from the B Team posted 11 points in the victory.
The Lady Bobcats also added another victory to their tally on Friday as well.
Hatch will be in action
on Tuesday when they play host to Greensboro.
Tipoff is set for 5:30 p.m.
In other regional hoops action:
Central Christian (G) 47Cornerstone (G) 42
The Lady Warriors battled back from a five point deficit in the third period to record the 47-42 victory.
Amber Motley led the Lady Warrior scoring with 13 points, but Keneisha McGhee led all scorers with 17 points. Hannah Patterson added seven points in the victory.
CCA travels to Prattville to face East Memorial on Tuesday.
MMI (G) 44 Warrior (G) 21
The MMI Lady Tigers kept their undefeated streak intact with the 44-21 victory over the Warrior Academy Lady Braves on Friday night.
Felicia Sprott led the Lady Tigers with 26 points. Emily Easley chipped in with 11 points.
MMI (B) 52Warrior (B) 48(Overtime)
The Marion Military Tigers already have one blemish on their record, and after four periods and one overtime, they avoided a second loss with a 52-48 victory.
The one-loss Tigers and the unbeaten Braves were tied 41-41 at the end of regulation. Down the stretch in overtime, Javaris Smith, who finished with 15 points, and Wendell Crews who added 12 points, shot 5-of-6 from the free throw stripe to seal the victory.
Sam Greene added 14 points and Kendrick Moore added 11 points.
MMI will travel to Sumter Academy on Tuesday.
Francis Marion 63Aliceville 54
The Francis Marion Runnin’ Rams improved to one game short of .500 with a 63-54 victory over regional opponent Aliceville Friday night.
Kevin Curry led the Rams with 21 points.
Johnathon Anderson finished the night with a double-double, 17 points and 10 rebounds.
Edward Hinkle finished the night with 11 points.Defensively, Antonio Collins added 10 rebounds and five points.
Devan Dunnican finished the night with seven rebounds and five points in his first game back after being injured.
For Aliceville, Derek Rice added 18 points and Chris Walker added 13 points.
The Runnin’ Rams will face West Blocton on Tuesday in a varsity girls and varsity boys only match-up that tips at 6 p.m. Francis Marion will hit the road on Thursday when they travel to face Southside. Tipoff for that game is set for 5 p.m.
Autauga Academy 49
Meadowview Christ. 32
The losing skid continued for the Meadowview Christian Trojans who fell to 6-12 on the season.
The Autauga Generals jumped out to an 18-8 halftime lead despite a second half Trojan charge.
Derek Lassiter led all scorers with 10 points. Blake Smith finished with nine and Dustin Lee added eight points. J. R. Lowe finished the night with four points.
Meadowview will be in weekend action when they host Evangel Christian on Friday and then host Abbeville Christian on Saturday.