Thomas’ triple double leads Southside past Hale County

Published 7:53 am Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Chris Thomas had a triple double, scoring 19 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead Southside past Hale County 77-70 on Monday night. Tae Spears led the Panthers with 24 points and eight rebounds. Barrian Moorer had 19 points, seven assists and five rebounds.

Dallas County girls 48, Autaugaville 10: Kim’misha McGhee scored 20 points as Dallas County spanked Autaugaville. India Jackson added 10 points for the Lady Hornets.

Autaugaville 49, Dallas County 42: Darrius Ellis led the fifth-ranked Hornets (10-4) with 15 points.

Lowndes Academy girls 30, Meadowview Christian School 21: Patricia Peoples led MCS (7-5) with eight points and seven rebounds.

Hale County girls 58, Sotuthside 32: The Lady Hornets (9-3, 2-1) lost their first Area game on the road.

Lowndes Academy 65, Meadowview Christian School 25: Rin Hagood led the Trojans with 10 points.

Hale County 77, Southside 75: The Wildcats (15-10, 3-1) hit a three-point basket with 10 seconds left in overtime to win the Area 5, Class 3A regular season title.

Southside had a chance for a last-second win, but Tre Towns was unable to get a shot off at the buzzer.

Jaylen Kennedy, who scored 12 points, hit a game-tying trey with 10 seconds left to force overtime for the Panthers (4-7, 2-2).

Tae Spears led the Panthers with 25 points before fouling out in regulation. Barrian Moorer Jr. and Christopher Thomas each scored 14 points for the Panthers.

Meadowview Christian School girls 41, Snook Academy 23: Patricia Peoples had 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead MCS (8-5). Grace Redd and Tiera Brown each scored eight points.

The Lady Trojans won the Area championship and advances to the Elite 8 tournament on Tuesday.

Hale County girls 37, Southside 23: The Lady Wildcats (16-3, 4-0) built an early lead and cruised past Southside to take the Area 5, 3A’s top seed.

Jakeria Robinson led the Lady Panthers (9-4, 2-2) with eight points, all coming in the first half.

Snook Academy 58, Meadowview Christian School 29: Amarii Rucker led the Trojans with 12 points.

MCS will play at Evangel Christian Tuesday in the first round of the AISA playoffs.