TRM boys still looking for first win

Published 9:34 pm Monday, December 22, 2008

By Staff
The T.R. Miller Tiger B team dropped to 0-4 on the season with recent losses to Andalusia and Hillcrest.
The Tigers lost to Andalusia 70-34 and to Hillcrest Monday night in Evergreen 67-51.
The Tigers will play W.S. Neal in the Escambia County Tournament Monday in Atmore at 4:30 p.m. and will take part in the Ft. Walton Beach Christmas Playground Area Shootout Dec. 26 at 1 p.m. in Ft. Walton Beach.
Andalusia 70, T.R. Miller 34
After a close first quarter that saw the Tigers trail by only three points to Andalusia, 16-13, it was all downhill from there.
In the second, third and fourth quarters, Andalusia outscored T.R. Miller 54-21 to claim a 36-point win 70-34.
Terez Lane and Derek Riley led T.R. Miller with 10 points each in the loss.
Joe McCorvey added six points and Justin Payne and Keenan Pride had three points each in the loss.
Wes Dickey had two points in the loss for the Tigers.
Andalusia outscored T.R. Miller 16-13 in the first quarter and 13-7 in the second quarter to hold a 29-20 lead at the half.
In the third quarter, the Bulldogs outscored T.R. Miller 22-7 to take a 51-27 lead into the fourth quarter.
In the fourth quarter, Andalusia added 19 points to their lead while holding T.R. Miller to only seven points as T.R. Miller fell 70-34 and to 0-2 on the season.
Hillcrest 67, T.R. Miller 51
The T.R. Miller Tigers suffered a 67-51 loss to Hillcrest Monday night in Evergreen to fall to 0-4.
After a tight first quarter that only saw the T.R. Miller Tigers trail 14-12, the Tigers outscored Hillcrest 18-15 in the second quarter to hold a 30-29 lead at the half.
In the second half, the Tigers were outscored 12-9 in the third quarter. Hillcrest went ahead 41-39 and was outscored 25-12 in the final quarter as the Jaguars won by 15 points, 67-51.
Justin Payne led the Tigers with 16 points in the loss for the Tigers. Payne had two 3-pointers and was 4-for-4 from the free throw line for the Tigers.
Terez Lane added 14 points. Lane had two 3-pointers in the loss.
Derek Riley added nine points for the Tigers and Corey Redfearn had eight.