Lady Cougars fall to SMCA

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 9, 2006

After losing three starters to foul trouble toward the end of the game, the Crenshaw Christian Academy Lady Cougars were handed a 30-39 loss by the South Montgomery Christian Academy Lady Raiders last Monday night.

With a 9-12 lead by SMCA at the end of the first period, the Lady Cougars fought back to bring the score to 17 all by the end of the first half.

With back-and-forth action throughout the game, the Lady Raiders stayed one step ahead until the end of the third quarter, with CCA ahead 28-26. However, SMCA began pulling out the lead by the end of the fourth quarter with the score 30-38 with 1:03 left to play.

&#8220We usually hit more outside shots than we did tonight,” CCA Lady Cougars' coach Susan Carpenter said. &#8220We'll play Dixie Academy this Thursday (Feb. 2) in the ASIA 1A regional play-offs. We'll be working on all types of shots this week, plus some extra plays for the play-offs.”

High scorers for the Lady Cougars were guard Kelsie Moody with 10 points and Chelsea Petrey with nine points.

CCA 68


With a 17-2 lead by the end of the first period, the Crenshaw Christian Academy Cougars trounced over the South Montgomery Christian Academy Raiders and never looked back.

By halftime, the Cougars were up 39-12 after Brian Brasington drained a 3-pointer then added two free throws with 25 seconds left on the clock.

Brian Brasington, senior Sloan Carter, senior Klein Jones, Caleb Mount and Allen Sasser made up the starting line-up for the Cougars at the beginning of the second half.

Nic Kilpatrick drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer giving the Cougars a 57-26 lead over the Raiders at the end of the third period, with the final score being 68-39.

High scorers for CCA were Klein Jones with 18 points, and Brian Brasington with 17 points, with four of those being 3-pointers. Allen Sasser added 14 points for the Cougars.

SMCA's David Parnell was the high scorer with 19 points.

During halftime, the senior varsity players were honored and recognized, along with their parents.

CCA seniors who were recognized were Klein Jones, Sloan Carter and Courtney Smyth.