Andalusia boys’ basketball season ends at Charles Henderson

Published 8:24 am Thursday, February 11, 2021

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The Andalusia boys’ basketball team’s season came to end Wednesday at the hands of Charles Henderson, 56-42.

The Trojans will head to Greenville on Friday night where they will play for the area championship.

The Trojans led throughout much of the game, trailing only in the first quarter, 7-6. The Trojans, leading 13-9 after one quarter, began the second quarter on an 8-0 run to go up 21-9. The Trojans outscored the Bulldogs 16-6 in the second quarter and took a 29-15 lead into the second quarter.

The Bulldogs scored the first five points in the third quarter and eventually went on a 9-2 run to get to within six at 32-26. But, the Trojans rebounded and closed out the quarter on a 9-1 run and went into the fourth leading 41-27.

The Bulldogs, trailing 46-29 in the fourth quarter, went on a 9-0 run to bring their deficit back to single digits, but ultimately ran out of time.

Akeives Shorts led all scorers with 23 points. Kam Ousley finished with nine points, Tay Knox had eight points, Cody Youngblood had seven and Zack Henderson had six.

Michael Hourel led the Bulldogs with 12 points.

Charles Henderson’s area championship game against Greenville is scheduled for Friday night beginning at 6 p.m.