Boys Tuesday night hoops: Rebels outlast Thompson

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 24, 2006

The Thompson Warriors played a close first half against the Vestavia Hills Rebels Tuesday night but were unable to earn a lead in the game, eventually losing, 42-38.

THS went into halftime trailing by one point, but that was a close as they would come to the Rebels.

&uot;They just outplayed us,&uot; Thompson head coach Jeff Nichols said. &uot;I thought we played very week on both ends of the floor.&uot;

The Warriors’ Laderreous Kelley scored a team-high 13 points in the losing effort, and finished with six rebounds.

Gary Cunningham followed up with nine points and eight boards as Thompson fell to 13-12 on the season.

Shelby County 74, Vincent 64

The 5A Shelby County Wildcats proved to be too much for the 2A Vincent Yellow Jackets Tuesday night as the ‘Cats cruised to victory, 74-64.

Josh Dikis lead Shelby County in scoring with 18 points, including four three-pointers.

Mike Moore netted 14 points for the Wildcats (14-7) while teammate Chris Bland finished with 12.

The Yellow Jackets were led in scoring by Steven Adams, who scored 19 points in the losing effort.

Calera 88, Holy Family 52

Calera’s T.J. Green was feeling it Tuesday night.

The Eagles’ senior netted a team-high 31 points as Calera blew out Holy Family, 88-52.

Three other Calera players scored in double figures, including Kyle Nichols with 15, Earl Haynes with 12 and Brian Watts finished with 10 points.

Chelsea 40, Montevallo 29

Chelsea’s Davin Palmer and Joe Wells paced the Hornets Tuesday night, with each player scoring 16 points as CHS topped Montevallo, 40-29.

Brian Fulgham led the Montevallo Bulldogs with 11 points.

Shelby Academy 53, Prattville Christian 33

The Shelby Academy Raiders were paced by Ronnie West Tuesday night, who finished with 30 points and 13 rebounds to help his team defeat Prattville Christian, 53-33.

The Raiders moved to 9-7 overall and 6-2 in AISA Area 3 with the victory.

Jefferson Christian 57, Kingwood Christian 52

Cody Owens led the Kingwood Lions in scoring Tuesday night with 14 points, but it was not enough to defeat fourth-ranked Jefferson Christian as the Lions fell, 57-52.

JCA handed Kingwood only their fourth loss of the season and moved the Lions’ record to 18-4 on the year.

Cornerstone 76, East Memorial 67

The Cornerstone Christian Chargers moved to 7-1 in area play Tuesday night with a 76-67 victory over East Memorial.

Ty Youngblood led the way for the Chargers, netting 22 points while teammate Dustin Shears added 18 in the victory.

Parkway Christian 55, Indian Springs 38

John Bains scored 24 points for Indian Springs as his team fell to Parkway Christian Tuesday night, 55-38.

Indian Springs fell to 9-8 on the season with the loss