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Morgan Academy 2 JV Basketball teams finish second in state tournament

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.