Thunder top Elba, remain perfect

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Thunder's Kilpatrick drives into the lane against Elba.

Thunder’s Kilpatrick drives into the lane against Elba.

The undefeated Andalusia City League Thunder basketball team continued their streak with a 30-18 victory over the visiting Elba squad Monday night.


The Thunder came out strong in the opening period, and a tenacious defense put them up 4-2 at the end of the first period. Baskets from Burnette and Sims gave the Thunder an early lead over Elba.


McClain got the Thunder rolling in the second period with 8 points. Morrisette added 3 points. The stout defense continued for the Thunder, and they led 15-2 at halftime.


The Thunder remained out front in the third period despite being outscored 10-8 by Elba. McClain paced the Thunder in the period with 4 points. Kilpatrick and Morrisette each finished the third period with 2 points to give the Thunder a 23-12 lead at the end of the third period.


The Thunder held of the second half attack, and outscored Elba 7-6 in the final period. Burnette flashed his range with a 3-ball. Morrisette and Sims knocked down 2 points each to give the Thunder a 30-18 win over Elba.


McClain led the Thunder with 12 points. Morrisette finished with 7 points. Burnette tallied 5 points. Sims totaled 4 points, and Kilpatrick rounded the scoring out with 2 points.