RLHS wins two FHS wins one

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Red Level Tigers won both the varsity games against the Florala Wildcats, and the Wildcats topped the Tigers in the B-team action Tuesday night in Florala.

In the B-team game, the Wildcats beat the Tigers 26-7. After the first period, the Wildcats held a 6-0 lead. At the half, the Wildcats lead was 12-2. After three periods the lead grew to 20-4. Eddie Sullivan led the Wildcats with 8 points, and Dallas Eastman added 7 points.

The varsity girls game was neck and neck the whole time with the Lady Wildcats taking an 11-6 lead after the first period. In the second period the Lady Tigers went up 16-13 and heading into the fourth it was all tied up 24-24. In the fourth period the Lady Tigers scored one more point than the Lady Wildcats for a 30-29 victory. The Lady Tigers were led in scoring by Kayla Hinson with 14 points. Hannah Colvin had 8 points, and Shelby Holley added 6 points.

“I was proud of the how we played tonight after falling behind,” said Lady Tigers’ coach Allen Catrett. “We are a lot further along then where we were last year.”

The Lady Wildcats top scorer was Keandra Avan with 10 points, and Riley Edwards added 7 points.

“Both girls teams did a great job offensively and defensively. I was extremely proud of my girls on defense tonight,” said Lady Wildcats’ head coach Troy Stewart.

In varsity boys action the Tigers beat the Wildcats 52-41. The Tigers jumped out front 14-8 after the first period. After the second period, it was 21-16 Tigers and heading into the fourth the Tigers held a 38-24 advantage. Chavis Crittenden and Jeffery Purdue led the Tigers with 14 points each. Devon Dexter added 10 for the Tigers.

“We had a lot of young kids last year, and you can tell as far as a mental aspect goes they are a lot further along this year,” Catrett said. “We have to make more shots. We shot good shots just need to make more of them.”

Khalen Ball led the Wildcats with 23 points, and Ray Hall added 8 points.

“I think we look much better than last year. We still have to work on boxing out, and finishing around the goal though,” Stewart said.