TRM girls basketball falls to Pensacola, again, at Choctaw tourney

Published 8:12 am Wednesday, November 24, 2010

In their second game of the season and second game of the Choctawhatchee basketball tournament Tuesday, the T.R. Miller Lady Tigers lost to a familiar foe in the tournament, Pensacola, 72-26.
The loss dropped T.R. Miller to 1-1 this season.
T.R. Miller trailed 24-7 after the first quarter and trailed 43-17 at the half. In the second half, Pensacola came out in the third quarter and posted a 21-6 advantage in the quarter to hold a 64-23 lead heading into the fourth quarter. In the fourth, Pensacola outscored the Lady Tigers 8-3 to get the 46-point win.
Brittany Rush led T.R. Miller with nine points in the loss and Adrian Gibbs added six. Leah Brundidge had four points and Courtney Jones had three. Diamond Middleton and Sha Kiser both had two points in the loss.
Last year, T.R. Miller lost to Pensacola High School 77-57 in this same tournament.
With the loss Tuesday night, T.R. Miller’s 11 total losses the past three seasons, (five in 2007-2008, two in 2008-2009, three in 2009-2010, and one this season) four of them have come at the hands of Pensacola. Also of the 11, seven have come from teams outside of Alabama (Pensacola-2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10 and this year, Washington-2007-08, Pine Forest-2007-08, Bearden-Tennessee (2008-09) while four have come to teams in Alabama (UMS-Wright-2007-08, Deshler-2007-08, Thomasville-2009-10, Madison Academy-2009-10).

About Adam Robinson

My name is Adam Robinson and I have been the Sports Editor of the Brewton Standard since September 2007. I cover all the local sports in the Brewton area. I am a 2007 graduate of Troy University with a degree in Print Journalism with a contract in Sports Information. I married Shari Lynn in June of 2007 and we welcomed our first child, Hatlee, in April of 2010.

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