Straughn boys, girls still in top 10

Published 11:00 pm Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Straughn’s boys and girls basketball teams remained in the top 10 of this week’s Class 3A Alabama Sports Writers Association poll, which was released today.

The Tigers beat Excel 52-47 on Tuesday, while the Lady Tigers won 62-22.

SHS improved to 13-4 on the season with the win in boys, and is still No. 10 in the rankings.

The girls improved to 19-1 and are still at No. 3.

Last week, Straughn defeated Southside Selma 64-50 in boys, and 59-32 in girls.

Straughn hosts Opp in area action Friday night, where the boys need to win to ensure a home berth for the area tournament.