TRM Lady Tigers demolish WCHS Friday; varsity and B-team fall

Published 11:46 am Monday, January 16, 2012

Friday the 13th was unlucky for two of T.R. Miller’s three basketball teams at home Friday in an area game against the Washington County Bulldogs of Chatom.
The B-team Tigers and varsity Tigers both took losses Friday night while the Lady Tigers were the lone winners for the home teams.
The B-team Tigers suffered a 33-25 loss Friday to drop to 3-6 this season while the Lady Tigers defeated Washington County 47-10. The win for the Lady Tigers improved them to 9-7 this season and to 2-1 in area play.
In varsity action, the Tigers of Brewton lost 58-45 to drop their overall record to 6-7 and to 1-2 in area play.
T.R. Miller was scheduled to play at home Tuesday against Clarke County in another area game and will return to action Friday at home against Excel in an area game.
Game time is set for 4:30 p.m.

WCHS 33, TRM B-team 25
The T.R. Miller Tiger B-team was outscored 17-7 in the second half as they lost to Washington County by eight points Friday, 33-25.
The Tigers jumped out to an 8-0 lead in the first quarter and led 11-5 after one quarter of play before being outscored 11-7 in the second to hold an 18-16 lead at the half.
In the third quarter, the Tigers would hold a 22-18 lead over the Bulldogs before falling to a 6-0 run in the quarter and getting outscored 10-6 in the quarter to trail 26-24 heading into the fourth quarter.
In the fourth, Washington County would hold the Tigers to one point while pouring in seven of their own to get the win by eight, 33-25.
The Tigers shot 3-for-10 from the free throw line while Washington County was 5-for-13.
Dominique Jackson led the Tigers with 11 points and Trae Walker added eight. Keion Smith, Michael Woods and Jalen Jones all had two points in the loss.

TRM Lady Tigers 47, WCHS 10
In a cold gym Friday, the Washington County Lady Bulldogs had some cold shooting as they were held scoreless the entire first half giving the T.R. Miller Lady Tigers a 47-10 win.
T.R. Miller’s Lady Tigers led 17-0 after the first quarter and 32-0 at the half. In the second half, the Lady Tigers built a 36-0 lead with 5:47 left in the quarter before Washington County scored their first points of the game with 5:29 left in the quarter to cut the lead to 36-2.
T.R. Miller would be outscored 7-6 in the third quarter as the Lady Tigers led 38-7 heading into the fourth quarter.
In the fourth, T.R. Miller ended the game on a 9-3 run to get the 37-point win.
T.R. Miller shot 5-for-14 from the free throw line while Washington County was 2-for-6.
Leah Brundidge led the Lady Tigers with 12 points and Shakera Nicholson followed with 10.
LaTeysia Montgomery added six points in the win while Morgan Rowell, Nastarcia Drakeford, Jasmine Montgomery and Taylor Guthrie all had four points each in the win.

WCHS 58, TRM varsity Tigers 45
It was only fitting that the T.R. Miller varsity Tiger basketball team would lose by 13 points on Friday the 13th.
Just like their B-team teammates, the T.R. Miller varsity Tigers were outscored 31-19 in the second half to do down in defeat by 13 points to Washington County, 58-45.
The Tigers trailed Washington County 16-10 after the first quarter but were able to use a 9-0 run in the second quarter to hold a 26-24 lead over the Bulldogs with 21 seconds left before the half.
Washington County would sink a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds to take a 27-26 lead at the half and use that momentum to increase their run to an 11-0 run to start the third quarter and lead 35-26 with 3:52 left in the quarter.
Washington County would go on and outscore T.R. Miler 16-12 in the quarter to lead 43-38 heading into the fourth.
In the fourth, T.R. Miller would cut the lead to 43-40 with 7:05 left in the game, but that would be as close as they would get as Washington County used a 6-0 run to outscore the Tigers 15-7 in the quarter and get the win by 13 points, 58-45.
Darrion Salter led the Tigers with 18 points and Mark Bryant and Kameron Winn both had 11 each.
Jaquan Dewberry added four points and Marc Edge finished with three points in the loss.
The Tigers shot 9-for-15 in the loss from the free throw line while Washington County was 5-for-11.

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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