Morgan Academy 2 JV Basketball teams finish second in state tournament

Published 4:33 pm Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Morgan Academy finished second in both the Boys and Girls’ Junior Varsity Basketball Tournaments last weekend at home.

Lee Scott knocked off the Senators 38-31 in the tournament semifinals. Rhyne Williams led the Senators with 15 points, Cole Wilson scored 11.

In  other tournament games, the Senators beat Fort Dale 41-18 as Wilson scored 16, Williams added 12 points and five steals and Teddy Henry scored 10. Morgan Academy also beat Tuscaloosa Academy 28-27 at Wilson led the way with 12 points. Teddy Henry added eight points and seven rebounds. Williams had six points and eight rebounds.

Williams and Henry both made the All-tournament team for the Senators.

The Lady Senators fell to Tuscaloosa Academy 35-26 in the title game. Morgan Academy also beat Fort Dale 29-26 and Lee Scott 31-23 before falling to the Lady Knights in the tournament finals.

Bailey Brown and Lainey Zurcher were named to the All- Tournament Team. Brown and Zurcher scored  38 and 23 total points in the tournament, respectively.