Meadowview boys, Morgan girls take third place

Published 12:00 am Sunday, January 6, 2008

The Selma Times-Journal

Will Pitts and Adam Brown got the job done for Meadowview Christian Saturday.

The pair combined for 21 points and led the Trojans to a 53-50 win over Monroe Academy in the third-place game of the Meadowview New Year’s Tournament.

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Pitts scored 11 points and made the play that secured the game. He pulled down a defensive rebound with .1 second left on the clock and Meadowview leading 52-50.

Brown had 10 points, and Judson Mott had eight.

Meadowview’s 41-35 lead after the third was the first time the team had ended a quarter leading by more than two points.

Tanner Smith and Phillip McKinley both scored 11 to lead Monroe. Smith hit a layup with 15 seconds left, and Meadowview led 51-50.

Pitts and Justin Freine combined to go 2-of-4 from the line to close out the game.

In the girls’ third-place game, Jaime Pilcher helped Morgan Academy make up for a 35-26 loss to Monroe Academy in the first round.

The Senators defeated Tuscaloosa Academy 48-40.