Southside High steamrolls Selma High in basketball
Published 10:37 am Monday, December 13, 2021
Southside High drew first blood in its crosstown rivalry against Selma High.
Tae Spears scored 19 points as the Panthers spanked Selma High 52-26 last Friday night.
Southside controlled from the opening tip, leading 15-4 after one quarter and 24-12 at halftime. At the end of the third quarter, Southside led 42-19.
Chris Thomas added 12 points and seven assists for the Panthers.
Dakaari Nelson led the Saints with eight points.
Selma girls 36, Southside 35: Sarryah Pope and Alexis Walker each scored seven points as the Lady Saints held on to a low-scoring victory.
Southside had a chance to win in the closing seconds, missing four free throws.
Shamya Allison led the Lady Panthers with 13 points.