Red Level boys, girls pick up 1st area wins at home

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Red Level’s varsity basketball teams each opened area play with a win at home Tuesday night. The boys won, 60-53, and the girls took a 46-29 victory.

Red Level boys 60,

Excel boys 53

The Tigers trailed by one point at halftime before outscoring Excel 19-11 in the third quarter on the way to the seven-point win.

Trey Salter led Red Level (8-9, 1-0 in Class 2A, Area 1) with 23 points. Nick Dorsey added 12 points for the Tigers, and James Feagin finished with 11.

Akeem Williams had 20 points for Excel.

Red Level girls 46,

Excel girls 29

Senior Lania Paulk led the Lady Tigers with 20 points and also pulled down seven rebounds. Koneshia Calloway added 12 points and a team-high nine rebounds for Red Level (2-11, 1-0).

Red Level will host Mobile Christian at home Friday in an area matchup.