PREP SPORTS: Wanting again at a number of the greatest video games of 2022

January 14, 2023

Good Hope edged West Level 6-0 in extra time final season. (Invoice Piper/The Cullman Tribune)

CULLMAN, Ala. – 2022 has come and gone and it was one other yr full of nice video games throughout Cullman County. Right here I checklist a number of the most memorable video games I coated in 2022.

Jan. 4: Good Hope 37 – Fairview 32 (Varsity Women)

Fairview couldn’t have requested for a greater begin to the sport as 5 factors by Sadie Smith and 4 factors by Jayla Gorham helped them leap out to a fast 9-4 lead; they pushed it to 14-5 on a 3 by Emma Garcia and a layup by Morgan Lindsay. They might take a 14-6 lead into the second interval, however Good Hope rapidly minimize into that deficit as back-to-back baskets by Charly Johnson, a layup by Rudi Derrick and a 3 by Kyndall Seal minimize it to 16-15. Afterward, a Heather Tetro trey gave the Girl Raiders a 20-17 lead and they’d take a 20-19 lead into the half.

It was a defensive third quarter as a mixed 11 factors had been scored within the interval. One other Heather Tetro made three gave Good Hope a 23-19 lead, however the Girl Aggies bought baskets from Lindsay, Garcia, and Smith as that gave them a 25-23 lead. Bailey Tetro’s layup tied the sport up at 25 going into what could be an thrilling ultimate interval. Seal broke the tie with a 3 as that gave the Girl Raiders a 28-25 lead; they might later maintain a 32-29 lead earlier than a layup by Gorham trimmed the deficit to only one at 32-31. Bailey Tetro made it a four-point recreation with a 3 and in a while, Ivey Maddox helped seal the 37-32 win for Good Hope with a pair of free throws.

Jan. 7: Chilly Springs 50 – Falkville 46 (Varsity Women)

Chilly Springs bought off to a really sluggish begin of their recreation in opposition to Falkville as they discovered themselves trailing, 13-2, after one interval. The Girl Eagles rapidly righted the ship within the second interval as an Ella Bruer trey, a layup by Ciara Calvert, and an and-one by Paizley Whitlow trimmed the deficit to 3 at 13-10. Kenady Graves drilled a 3 to tie the sport up at 13, however the Girl Blue Devils broke the tie with 5 straight factors to take an 18-13 lead. Chilly Springs tied issues up at 18 on a pair of Calvert free throws, however Falkville would take a 24-20 lead into the locker room.

The Girl Blue Devils held a slim 27-24 lead within the third interval and would later push their result in 36-29 on a pair of treys. That’s when Chilly Springs made their run as Malaya Taylor, Whitlow, and Calvert every hit a basket to chop it to 36-35, however Falkville added a late basket as that gave them a 38-35 lead going into the ultimate interval. 4 straight factors by Taylor gave the Girl Eagles a 39-38 lead, however Falkville rapidly bought the lead proper again and ended up pushing their result in 44-39. Large baskets by Calvert and Taylor tied the sport up at 44 and Erin Bailey put in an enormous basket down low to offer Chilly Springs a 46-44 lead. After a pair of Girl Blue Satan free throws tied issues up at 46, Calvert and Bailey hit back-to-back huge baskets as that gave Chilly Springs the large 50-46 comeback win.

Jan. 8: Vinemont 57 – Fairview 55 (Varsity Boys)

Fairview held a slim 6-3 lead early within the first quarter, however a run by Vinemont gave them an 11-8 lead. Ethan Fraiser hit back-to-back photographs for Fairview as that gave them a 12-11 lead, however Toby Hill hit a basket down low, then a steal and fast-break layup by Kix Johnson gave the Eagles a 15-12 lead going into the second interval. Behind 5 straight factors from Ryan Stewart, Vinemont pushed their result in 22-15 and in a while, made it 27-17 on a Colby Miller made shot and a Stewart trey. The Aggies, although, completed the primary half very sturdy as made photographs by Austin Johnson, Cade Arnold, and Cylas Yarbrough made it a 27-25 recreation on the half.

As fast as a flash, although, Vinemont created a long way from them, and Fairview as Isaac Moody drilled a long-range shot and Miller added one other shot down low to make it 36-29. Baskets by Hill and Moody pushed the Eagle result in 41-31 and would take a 43-34 lead into the ultimate interval. Vinemont continued so as to add onto their lead within the ultimate quarter as a pair of baskets by Hill and a floater by Miller gave them a 49-36 lead and would later maintain a 53-40 benefit. That’s when Fairview made their push as Landon Tweedie hit a basket, then 4 straight factors by Kobe Payne and a layup by Fraiser made it 54-48. A Payne trey minimize it to 56-53, however a late free throw by Johnson helped seal the 57-55 win for Vinemont.

Jan. 14: West Level 66 – Russellville 64 (Varsity Boys)

The primary quarter was a giant one by West Level’s Kolten Perry. Russellville held a slim 11-8 lead virtually halfway by the interval and later made it 16-11 on a 3, however six straight factors by Perry gave West Level a 17-16 lead. He later added one other basket to offer the Warriors a 20-18 lead, however the Golden Tigers hit a late basket to tie the sport up at 20 going into the second interval. An enormous run by Russellville gave them a 32-23 lead, however baskets by Jay Lamar and Sam Wheeler minimize it to 5 and an Andrew Lynn trey made it a 37-31 recreation. A pair of Wheeler free throws minimize it to 39-33 on the half.

For the second time within the recreation, the Golden Tigers went on an enormous run as they scored the primary eight factors of the third quarter to push their result in 47-33. A Lamar trey made it a 51-41 recreation, however the Golden Tigers elevated their result in 55-43 late within the quarter. An enormous three by Cade Simmons, then a technical foul was known as on a Russellville participant and Lynn made a pair of free throws to make it a 55-48 recreation going into the ultimate interval.

Wheeler knocked in a shot and Lynn hit a trey to chop it to 57-53, then 4 free throws by Perry tied issues up at 57. After the Warriors bought the lead on a pair of Lamar free throws, the Golden Tigers bought the lead proper again as a basket down low gave them a 62-59 lead. Free throws by Lynn and Perry gave the Warriors a 64-62 lead. Russellville tied the sport at 64 on a layup, however in a while, with 1.7 seconds left to go within the contest, Wheeler bought fouled and he calmly hit what could be the game-winning free throws as West Level ended up successful the sport 66-64.

Jan. 21: Good Hope 51 – Chilly Springs 46 (Varsity Boys)

Chilly Springs bought baskets from Cody Bales and Tanner Kilgo early on within the recreation as they jumped out to an 8-4 lead. Seth Williams drilled a long-range shot to push the Eagle result in 11-4, however Good Hope minimize into the deficit to finish the quarter as a layup by Noah Barnette and a made shot by Jacob Haynes minimize it to 11-8 going into the second interval. A Tanner Malin three tied the sport up at 11, however Brody Peppers and Williams every hit a basket to offer Chilly Springs a 15-11 lead. One other Peppers basket made it 18-13, however Charlie O’Neil hit a long-range shot to make it a two-point recreation. Peppers and Bales every hit a basket down low because the Eagles would take a 24-18 lead into the locker room.

Malin hit a pair of baskets to chop it to 26-22 early on within the third interval, however a Williams trey and a Peppers shot within the paint pushed the Eagle result in 31-22. Colton Lindsey and O’Neil every hit a basket to make it a 31-26 recreation, however Peppers added a pair of photographs down low because the Eagles elevated their result in 36-26 going into the ultimate interval. The Raiders bought off to a really sturdy begin to the ultimate quarter as Haynes knocked down a floater, then photographs down low by Lindsey and Malin minimize it to 36-32. Lindsey knocked down a long-range shot to make it a one-point recreation, however a three-point play by Peppers pushed the Chilly Springs result in 39-35.

Threes by Ok’mal Bell and Barnette minimize it to 42-41, and Bell nailed two extra photographs from deep to offer Good Hope a 47-44 lead. A Kilgo made layup minimize it to at least one, however a layup by Barnette made it 49-46. A pair of Bell free throws would assist seal the deal for Good Hope as they got here again from 10 all the way down to knock off the Eagles 51-46.

Feb. 15: Aliceville 53 – Chilly Springs 50 (Varsity Boys)

Each groups struggled to place up factors to begin out the sport, however Brody Peppers broke a five-all tie with a layup and Seth Williams hit a pair of free throws to offer Chilly Springs a 9-6 lead going into the second interval. Aliceville, although, turned up the warmth defensively as they pressured quite a few Eagle turnovers and turned them into factors as they grabbed a 14-9 lead. They might later push their result in 22-13 on a pair of threes, however a Williams layup minimize it to 22-16. The Yellow Jackets hit a pair of late baskets to extend their result in 26-16 on the half.

Aliceville pushed their result in 30-18 within the third interval, however baskets by John Mark Smith, Peppers, Kilgo, and Bales made it a 32-26 recreation. A late basket by the Yellow Jackets made it an eight-point recreation going into the ultimate interval. They rapidly pushed their result in 38-28 on a pair of photographs within the paint, however the Eagles made issues very fascinating after that. A Williams three and a pair of Peppers free throws made it a 38-33 recreation. Peppers made a basket to make it a 40-35 recreation and Bales drilled an enormous trey to chop it to 2. The Yellow Jackets rapidly pushed their result in 46-38. Chilly Springs appeared for one final run to get again within the recreation as threes by Bales and Smith made it a 51-48 recreation. Sadly, although, they wouldn’t get any nearer after that as they dropped a heartbreaker to Aliceville, 53-50.

Feb. 24: West Level 3 – Sardis 2 (Baseball)

After a scoreless first inning, West Level bought on the scoreboard within the backside of the second inning. Caiden Rodgers led off the inning with a single, then moved to second on a wild pitch. A single by Colton McCoy moved runners as much as second and third after the throw-in, then a dropped third strike allowed Taylor Curtis to cross the plate. Sardis tied the sport on an RBI single within the prime of the third inning, then within the fifth inning, one other RBI single by the Lions gave them a 2-1 lead. Sardis bought a rally began within the prime of the sixth, however reliever Aidan Maddox bought an enormous strikeout to finish the inning.

The rating stayed the identical till the underside of the seventh because the Warriors cooked up a late rally. Rodgers hit a leadoff single, then he superior to second on a wild pitch. McCoy reached on an error and that allowed Rodgers to advance to 3rd. After Isaac Hoffpauir bought hit by the pitch, a handed ball allowed Rodgers to attain to tie the sport up at two. On the subsequent pitch, Cade Simmons rapidly ended the sport as his RBI single gave West Level the 3-2 comeback win.

Feb. 28: Chilly Springs 7 – Fairview 6 (Softball)

Chilly Springs bought on the scoreboard first as a Maddie Pearl RBI single gave them a 1-0 lead after two innings. The Girl Eagles added to their lead within the backside of the fourth inning as a sacrifice fly by Journee Swann and an RBI single by Brooklyn Ingram gave them a 3-0 lead. Ciara Calvert scored on a dropped third strike to make it 4-0 going into the highest of the sixth inning, however Fairview rapidly bought again within the recreation within the prime of the sixth inning. 4 straight singles, together with an RBI single by Ayda Payne, put Fairview on the scoreboard. A throwing error allowed Kylie Kovar and Kaitlyn Benson to cross the plate, then Payne scored on a wild pitch to tie the sport up at 4. Neither crew might break the tie after that, so the sport could be determined in additional innings.

Benson reached on an infield single, then Emma Roberts lined a two-run residence run over the middle area fence to offer the Girl Aggies a 6-4 lead. Chilly Springs, although, appeared to counter of their half. Anna Rollo hit a leadoff single, then Ingram bought hit by the pitch. A pair of stolen bases allowed each runners to maneuver as much as second and third, then Rollo scored on a wild pitch to chop it to 6-5. A handed ball allowed Ingram to cross the plate as that tied the sport up at six, then one out later, Heidi Nichols promptly ended the sport as her RBI single gave the Girl Eagles the 7-6 win.

March 4: Hanceville 14 – Locust Fork 13 (Baseball)

Hanceville rapidly fell behind the eight-ball early of their recreation in opposition to Locust Fork because the Hornets jumped out to a fast 5-0 lead. The Bulldogs would get on the scoreboard of their half as a Jake Cornelius RBI single. Jackson Cleveland drew a bases-loaded stroll to make it a 5-2 recreation, however Locust Fork saved including onto their lead as they scored three extra runs within the prime of the second inning to make it 8-2. An RBI groundout by Drew Campbell, one other RBI single by Cornelius, and in the course of the throw-in, Adam Cooper crossed the plate to make it a three-run recreation.

Hanceville wasn’t finished but, although, as after back-to-back walks, Les Fischer hit an RBI double and Cooper tied the sport up at eight on a two-run double. Cooper and Dylan Twilley crossed the plate later within the inning as that gave Hanceville a 10-8 lead. However the fifth inning noticed Locust Fork rating three runs to take an 11-10 lead. Hanceville took the lead proper again of their half of the fifth as Fischer reached on an infield single and Cooper crushed the primary pitch he noticed over the right-center area wall to offer them a 12-11 lead.

Cornelius would later add his third RBI single of the night time and Gabe Ognilla hit an RBI infield single to make it a 14-11 lead for the Bulldogs. The Hornets minimize it to 14-13 on an RBI infield single and a handed ball within the sixth inning, however Ognilla struck out the facet on 12 pitches as Hanceville picked up a wild 14-13 win at residence over Locust Fork.

March 5: West Level 10 – Scottsboro 9 (Baseball)

Scottsboro jumped out to a fast 5-0 lead going into the underside of the third inning, however West Level made an enormous assertion of their half of the third. Eli Folds drove in Andrew Putman with an RBI single, then the Warriors loaded the bases with only one out. Successful by pitch, a stroll, and one other pitch later, and the Wildcat lead was trimmed to at least one at 5-4. An RBI fielder’s selection by Bryson Phillips tied the sport up at 5.

Scottsboro, although, rapidly broke the tie within the prime of the fourth as they loaded the bases with one out. An RBI single gave them a 6-5 lead, then a sacrifice fly and a pair of RBI singles pushed their result in 9-5, however as soon as once more, the Warriors bought a rally began of their half. Successful by pitch, a stroll, and a Wildcat error loaded the bases with no person out, then a run got here in on a double-play ball to chop it to 9-6. Brody Freeman hit an RBI double, then Putman and Rodgers every hit an RBI single to tie the sport up at 9. West Level had an opportunity to win the sport in dramatic style but once more. Putman reached on a two-out error and 5 pitches later, Folds ended the sport as his RBI double gave the Warriors a 10-9 win.

March 10: West Level 6 – Lawrence County 5 (Softball)

Lawrence County struck first to begin out the sport as an RBI single gave them the early 1-0 lead. Macayla Wilkins reached on a one-out error and Carlie Wilkins drilled a two-run residence run over the middle area wall to offer the Girl Warriors a 2-1 lead. The Girl Crimson Devils grabbed a 3-2 lead within the prime of the third inning on a sacrifice fly and an RBI groundout, however West Level bought the lead proper again of their half. Bethany Minck reached on a dropped third strike, then Macayla Wilkins’ sacrifice bunt moved her over to second. For the second time within the recreation, Carlie Wilkins performed lengthy ball as her two-run residence run over the middle area wall gave the Girl Warriors a 4-3 lead.

Sidney Burks hit a solo residence run within the backside of the fourth to offer West Level a 5-3 lead, however Lawrence County loaded the bases with two outs and a two-run single tied the sport up at 5 within the prime of the fifth. The subsequent two innings noticed the Girl Crimson Devils load the bases and each occasions, new pitcher Braelee Quinn bought West Level out of each jams unscathed. The sport could be determined in additional innings and Burks rapidly ended the sport as her game-winning residence run off the middle area wall gave the Girl Warriors a 6-5 win.

Aug. 19: Good Hope 6 – West Level 0 (Soccer)

Neither crew might discover the tip zone in regulation thanks to 2 very stout defenses. Three punts gave the ball again to West Level, however Tyler Cone picked off a Hunter Hensley go and returned it to the 37-yard line. The Warrior protection, although, stuffed Kaleb Jones on fourth all the way down to get the ball proper again. Hensley discovered Parker Marks for a 44-yard acquire, then in a while, Noah Laney ripped off a 24-yard run to place West Level on the 32. The Warriors had been later confronted with fourth down from the seven, and Good Hope’s protection stuffed Hensley for no acquire to maintain the sport scoreless on the half.

The second half noticed West Level transfer the ball on the bottom behind Garit Roberson and Hensley as Hensley picked up a pair of first downs on fourth down however had been later pressured to show the ball over on downs. Good Hope would strive a faux punt and Cone’s go bought picked off by Marks. The Warriors had been having one other profitable drive as their working recreation was carrying down the Raider protection, however Good Hope stepped up once they wanted to as Eli Clements sacked Hensley on fourth down. Good Hope bought the ball again however had been pressured to punt. Riley Wayne blocked the punt and Daniel Dean recovered it on the 29, however their drive rapidly ended as soon as once more on fourth down as Landon Bagwell sacked Hensley.

The sport was to be determined in extra time and Good Hope was the primary crew to search out the tip zone within the recreation as Jones discovered paydirt from a yard out. The Raider protection saved the Warrior offense out of the tip zone one final time as they picked up a 6-0 win over West Level in what was really a defensive battle.

Sept. 30: Good Hope 26 – Hanceville 20 (Soccer)

The sport began with Good Hope rapidly getting behind the chains and had been later pressured to show the ball over on downs. Hanceville’s first sequence noticed them discover the tip zone on a 13-yard go from Zach Campbell to LJ Smith as that gave them a 7-0 lead. One other Good Hope punt gave the ball again to Hanceville, however the Raider protection pressured a turnover on downs. Good Hope confronted fourth down from the 10-yard line and Colten Whatley discovered Kaleb Jones for a 10-yard rating to chop it to 7-6. Hank Hudson picked off a Campbell go on the subsequent defensive sequence. A number of performs later, Whatley discovered Tucker Malin for a 16-yard rating to offer the Raiders a 12-7 lead. Each groups traded punts and Campbell discovered Konnor Helms over the center for a 23-yard landing play to offer Hanceville a 14-12 lead and that may be the rating on the half.

Hanceville began the second half with a trick play as Campbell pitched it to Braxton Broad, who proceeded to search out Smith for a 28-yard go play. The working recreation helped the Bulldogs get to the six-yard line, however the Raider protection as soon as once more stood tall as they stopped Campbell simply inches wanting a primary down on fourth down. The Raiders began their drive from the one-yard line, and they’d put up certainly one of their most spectacular drives of the season as Whatley discovered Ok’mal Bell (15 and 24 yards) and Malin (38 yards) in the course of the sequence as these passes helped Good Hope get to the six. Bell scored on a 1-yard run to offer the Raiders a 20-14 lead. One other Hanceville punt gave the ball again to Good Hope and so they discovered the tip zone as soon as once more as Whatley discovered Eli Clements behind the tip zone for a nine-yard rating to push the Raider result in 26-14.

Behind the legs and arm of Campbell, the Bulldogs moved the ball down the sector. A 29-yard go play by Campbell helped Hanceville get to the three-yard line and Brosnan Ward discovered the tip zone on the subsequent play to chop it to 26-20. The Bulldogs had an opportunity to win the sport after forcing a Raider punt, and so they picked up some large first downs in the course of the drive, together with changing on fourth down. They had been confronted with first down from the four-yard line and had been in a position to get to the one-yard line after third down. The play of the sport would come on fourth down because the Good Hope protection stuffed Campbell for no acquire to seal the 26-20 win at residence.

Oct. 20: Good Hope 26 – West Level 20 (Center Faculty Soccer Championship)

Large runs by West Level’s Titan Thornton, JJ Mink, and Caleb Dauksza had them on the seven-yard line, however Good Hope’s protection stood tall and compelled a turnover on downs. The Warriors rapidly bought the ball again on a Raider fumble and Mink discovered the tip zone on a 1-yard run to offer them a 6-0 lead. The Raiders rapidly responded on its subsequent sequence as Parker Johnson discovered a wide-open Cooper Johnson for a 59-yard rating to tie the sport up at six. West Level rapidly broke the tie on an 11-yard run by Mink to offer them a 12-6 lead, however Parker Johnson discovered Michael Lee for a 14-yard landing to tie the sport up at 12.

Good Hope bought the ball again after a Warrior punt and a few huge passes from Parker Johnson to Cooper Johnson (36 yards) and Cayden Adamson (30 yards) rapidly had them on the nine-yard line. Hunter Miller discovered the tip zone on the subsequent play to offer the Raiders a 20-12 lead. The Raiders recovered the kickoff, however Mink picked off a Johnson go. Good Hope would take a 20-12 lead into the locker room. Enormous runs by Miller and Parker Johnson rapidly had Good Hope in enterprise to begin the second half and the drive would finish with Johnson discovering Lee for a 16-yard rating because the Raider lead was now 26-14.

Again-to-back turnover on downs gave the ball again to West Level and Mink broke a few huge runs in the course of the drive; he would later end off the sequence with a 1-yard run to chop it to 26-20. An enormous fumble restoration late within the recreation gave the Warriors an opportunity to win the sport. An enormous penalty moved them again to the 45, however an enormous 25-yard go from Mink appeared to have the Warriors again in enterprise. The Raider protection, although, had different plans as Isaiah Owen sacked Mink after which two performs later, Parker Johnson picked off a Mink go to assist seal the 26-20 county championship win for Good Hope.

Nov. 3: Vinemont 64 – Elkmont 61 (Varsity Women)

Vinemont bought off to a quick begin to the sport as Whitney Fast and Reagan Robinson scored the primary 10 factors of the sport for the Girl Eagles to offer them a 10-2 lead. A Carley Stephens made a shot down low to make it 14-4, however Elkmont made a late run as they knocked down a trio of long-range photographs to chop it to 16-14. A layup by Raylee Fast gave Vinemont a 19-14 lead going into the second interval. Elkmont made one other three to tie the sport up at 23, however a Robinson trey and a Stephens made shot gave the Girl Eagles a 29-25 lead. Stephens transformed on her and-one alternative and Maggie Burks drilled a pair of free throws to finish the primary half because the Girl Eagles took a 36-30 lead into the locker room.

Whitney Fast knocked down a 3 and Robinson added a free throw to offer Vinemont a 40-30 lead early within the third quarter, however the three-point shot rapidly bought the Girl Crimson Devils again within the recreation as they ended up tying the sport up at 40. A Caroline Miller three pushed the Girl Eagle result in 48-43, however 4 free throws by Elkmont minimize it to 50-47 going into the fourth quarter. The Girl Crimson Devils tied the sport up at 53 on a pair of free throws, however Burks knocked down a trey to interrupt the tie and provides Vinemont a 56-53 lead. A pair of Whitney Fast free throws elevated the Girl Eagle result in 63-57, however the Girl Crimson Devils rapidly minimize the deficit to only three at 64-61. A final-second heave fell simply brief as Vinemont would go on to win the sport 64-61.

Nov. 5: East Lawrence 41 – Vinemont 39 (Varsity Women)

East Lawrence bought off to a really fast begin to the sport as they jumped out to an 11-3 lead; they might later push their result in 16-4. Morgan Flanagan knocked down a shot down low and Reagan Robinson hit a shot simply earlier than the buzzer to chop the Vinemont deficit to only 10 at 18-8 going into the second interval. Raylee Fast scored 4 fast factors and Robinson drilled a 3 to chop it to 18-15, then a layup by Carley Stephens and a pair of Robinson free throws gave the Girl Eagles a 19-18 lead. Every crew traded a basket simply earlier than the half ended as each groups went into the locker room tied up at 21.

Robinson knocked down one other long-range shot to offer Vinemont a 26-25 lead; she would later knock down a shot down low to offer the Girl Eagles a 30-27 lead. East Lawrence hit a pair of photographs down low as they took a 31-30 lead into the fourth quarter. Maggie Burks hit a shot down low and Flanagan knocked down a 3 to push Vinemont’s result in 35-31. Flanagan and Robinson every hit a shot to push their result in 39-31, however East Lawrence went on a livid rally as they ended up tying the sport up at 39. A quick-break layup gave East Lawrence a 41-39 lead, and a last-second shot try by Miller was off as Vinemont fell in a heartbreaker to East Lawrence 41-39.

Nov. 11: Pickens County 44 – Meek 36 (Soccer)

Each defenses saved the sport scoreless going into the second interval. Justin Freeman picked off a Pickens County go and returned it to the 25, then Blake Miller scored from 5 yards out to place Meek on the scoreboard first. The Tiger protection pressured one other turnover as Miller picked off one other Twister go and Meek would take an 8-0 lead into the locker room. An excellent kickoff return by Ory Frith to the 36-yard line had the Tigers in good area place and Cameron Deaver discovered the tip zone on the primary play of the sequence to offer them a 14-0 lead. A six-yard run by Pickens County minimize it to 14-8, however the fireworks had been simply beginning for each groups as Deaver scored on a nine-yard run to offer the Tigers a 20-8 lead.

A 13-yard landing go by the Tornadoes minimize it to 20-14, however a pair of big runs by Deaver noticed Meek nearing the tip zone as soon as once more and he would find yourself discovering the tip zone for the third time within the recreation as his four-yard run pushed the Meek result in 26-14. After a 57-yard landing go made it 26-22, Deaver scored as soon as once more as his 22-yard run gave the Tigers a 36-22 lead. However the Tornadoes scored on a four-yard run and a 21-yard landing go as that gave them a 38-36 lead. The Tigers had one ultimate shot to win the sport as Deaver discovered Jarrett Benson for a 32-yard acquire, however in a while, Deaver’s go bought picked off and returned for the landing because the Tigers misplaced in beautiful style to Pickens County 44-36.

Nov. 22: Holly Pond 66 – Decatur 64 (Varsity Boys)

Decatur held onto a slim 10-7 lead within the first quarter and later pushed their result in 15-9. Kollin Brown hit a layup and Blake Rickard hit three free throws to chop it to 15-14, however the Crimson Raiders went on a 9-2 run to finish the interval as they might take a 24-16 lead into the second quarter. The Broncos rapidly minimize into the deficit to begin the interval as Sawyer Olinger transformed on his and-one alternative, and Rickard and Levi Farr every hit a basket to chop it to 26-23. Decatur pushed their result in 31-25 and would later make it 39-31, however a pair of Brown free throws would minimize it to 39-33 and Holly Pond would discover themselves down, 40-33, on the half.

A Christian Sofa made shot and an and-one by Rickard minimize it to 40-38, however the Crimson Raiders rapidly elevated their result in 46-38. A basket by Farr and one other and-one by Rickard minimize it to 48-45 and the Broncos trailed, 52-48, going into the ultimate interval. An and-one by Diego Garcia made it a 53-51 recreation, however the Crimson Raiders elevated their result in 59-52. That’s when the Broncos would begin their comeback as Jayden Holloway’s large three from the left nook, minimize it to 59-56, then Brown knocked down a pair of free throws to make it a one-point recreation. Rickard’s layup saved it a one-point recreation at 63-62, and in a while, a driving layup by Olinger tied the sport up at 64. Holly Pond pressured a Decatur turnover and so they had a shot to win the sport. Rickard bought fouled and wound up hitting what could be the game-winning free throws and Holly Pond ended up successful the sport 66-64.

Dec. 2: J.B. Pennington 57 – Vinemont 54 (Varsity Boys)

J.B. Pennington couldn’t have requested for a greater begin to the sport as they jumped out to a fast 5-0 lead and would later push their result in 15-6. Vinemont noticed themselves down, 17-8, going into the second interval. A steal and layup by Chayce Sandlin minimize it to 17-10 and in a while, Isiah Jones transformed on his and-one alternative to make it 20-13. A layup by Connor Gibbs made it a 27-19 recreation, however the Tigers completed the primary half sturdy as a 9-2 run pushed their result in 36-21 going into the locker room.

The Tigers made it 38-21 early within the third quarter, however Vinemont went on an enormous run to get again into the sport. Isaac Moody hit a pair of long-range photographs and Jaxon Holcombe hit certainly one of his personal to assist make it a 38-34 recreation, then Sandlin and Holcombe every hit a layup to tie it up at 38. Dawson Wilhite hit a shot to tie the sport up at 40, then Ryan Stewart hit a 3 to offer Vinemont a 43-40 lead. The Eagles would take a 43-42 lead into the ultimate interval.

A 3 by Holcombe and a layup by Gibbs gave the Eagles a 48-44 lead, however the Tigers went on a 9-0 run to seize a 53-48 lead. Free throws by Holcombe, Moody, and Gibbs minimize it to 55-52, then Jones made a brief jumper to make it a one-point recreation. J.B. Pennington made a pair of free throws to make it 57-54, then a number of occasions at tying the sport fell simply brief for Vinemont as they ended up falling to the Tigers 57-54.

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