C.H.A.T. girls finish season with 2 straight wins

Published 12:00 am Monday, February 11, 2008

The Selma Times-Journal

The season didn&8217;t end the way C.H.A.T. Academy girls&8217; basketball coach Ivery Williams wanted, but they still made it further than they&8217;ve ever been.

The Lady Bulldogs (20-2) finished third in the East Alabama Invitational Basketball Tournament and finished the year by winning two straight games.

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It was the team&8217;s first ever trip to the state tournament.

Janisha Jackson led C.H.A.T. in scoring every game, including a 19-point effort against Russell County.

The Bulldogs beat Auburn 35-31 to open the tournament, but ran into their only roadblock in the next round.

Despite 14 points and 12 rebounds from Jackson, South Girard won 44-40. Karlyn Savage also scored 14 points.

The Bulldogs bounced back to beat Russell County 38-31. Tangulia Rose added six points for C.H.A.T. in the game.

The team beat Wetumpka in the third-place game with a 41-24 win. Jackson scored 16, and Jameneshia Caver had 11 points and nine rebounds.

The C.H.A.T. boys finished their season 18-3.