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.