Andalusia sweeps TRM Monday
Published 11:46 am Tuesday, February 1, 2011
The Andalusia Bulldogs came into Brewton Monday night and swept the T.R. Miller Tigers in all three games.
The B-team Tigers lost to Andalusia 34-31 while the No. 10 Lady Tigers lost to No. 9-ranked in class 4A Andalusia 49-40.
In varsity boys action, the Tigers lost to No. 2-ranked Andalusia 87-50.
With the losses, the B-team fell to 4-8 while the Lady Tigers saw their 10-game win streak snapped and fall to 17-5 overall.
In varsity action, the Tigers saw their losing streak grow to seven games as they fell to 5-14.
Monday night was senior night for the Lady Tigers and varsity Tigers and cheerleaders.
T.R. Miller will end their regular season Friday at Hillcrest. Game time is set for 5 p.m. in Evergreen.
Andalusia 34, TRM B-team 31
With the game tied 28-28 with 1:45 left to play, Andalusia outscored T.R. Miller 6-3 down the stretch to get a three-point win Monday in Brewton.
Andalusia took a 30-28 lead with 1:23 left and T.R. Miller had their chance to take the lead or tie after a steal, but turned the ball back over to the Bulldogs.
From there, Andalusia took a 32-28 lead with 9.8 seconds only to see T.R. Miller get a 3-pointer from Shawn Tolbert to cut the lead to 32-31 with 4.9 seconds left.
After the three by Tolbert, T.R. Miller fouled and Andalusia hit both free throws to get the win by three points.
T.R. Miller led Andalusia 6-2 in the first quarter but fell to a 7-0 run to end the quarter trailing 9-6.
After Andalusia increased their run to 9-0 to take an 11-6 lead with 5:42, the Tigers responded with a 7-0 run of their own to cut the lead to 13-11 with 2:41 left to play in the first half. The Tigers would outscore Andalusia 10-5 in the second quarter to lead 16-14 at the half.
In the third, both teams scored six points as T.R. Miller hung on to a 22-20 lead heading into the fourth. In the fourth, the Bulldogs outscored T.R. Miller 14-9 to get the win.
Tolbert led T.R. Miller with 15 points and Dominique Jackson and Caden Lodge had six points each. Aaron Yuhasz had four points in the loss.
Andalusia 49, TRM Lady Tigers 40
In a battle of top-10 girls teams Monday, the Andalusia Lady Bulldogs defeated the Lady Tigers of T.R. Miller 49-40.
The Lady Bulldogs started the game on an 11-0 run and outscored T.R. Miller 17-5 after the first quarter.
T.R. Miller stormed back in the second quarter with a 16-9 scoring advantage to cut the lead to 26-21 at halftime.
In the third quarter, Andalusia would start the second half on a 6-0 run to take a 32-21 lead with 2:13 left and edge out T.R. Miller 8-7 in the quarter to hold a 34-28 lead heading into the fourth.
In the fourth, T.R. Miller would trail by as much as 12 points with 2:49 left in the game, but would cut the lead to 45-40 with 16.8 seconds left.
Andalusia would go 4-for-4 from the free throw line in the final seconds to get the win by nine.
Leah Brundidge led T.R. Miller with 20 points and Sha Kiser added eight. Adrian Gibbs chipped in six points and Brittany Rush had four. Courtney Jones had two points in the loss for the Lady Tigers.
Andalusia 87, TRM varsity 50
The No. 2-ranked Bulldogs of Andalusia showed why they are ranked Monday night in a 37-point win over the T.R. Miller Tigers.
After the Tigers closed to within three points, 32-29, of Andalusia after an 8-0 run with 1:38 left in the second quarter, Andalusia ended the quarter on a 5-0 run to take a 37-29 lead at the half.
That run would only be the start of a 17-0 run that carried over into the third quarter and a 14-0 run later in the quarter as Andalusia scored 36 points in the quarter to T.R. Miller’s 12 to get the big win.
Andalusia led 20-10 after the first quarter of play and 37-29 at the half after a 19-17 scoring advantage in the second for the home Tigers.
In the third, Andalusia outscored T.R. Miller 36-12 to claim a 73-41 lead heading into the fourth quarter.
In the fourth, Andalusia ended the game on a 14-9 run to get the win.
T.R. Miller attempted no free throws in the loss while Andalusia was 8-for-13.
Marc Edge led the Tigers for the second straight game as he had 17 points. Mark Bryant had 11 points and Jaquan Dewberry had nine. Jerric Woods had five points and Darrion Salter and Antonio Payne had 25 points each in the loss.