Childersburg edges No. 3 Vincent, 58-57

Published 3:20 pm Monday, February 4, 2013


Vincent’s Tyler Williams gave his Yellow Jackets a 1-point lead with 12 seconds remaining, but Childersburg answered to take a 58-57 win Feb. 1.

Vincent (20-6) trailed by three at the end of the first quarter, but rallied in the next two quarter to take a 43-39 lead headed into the fourth. Williams hit a basket late in the fourth to give the Yellow Jackets a 57-56 lead.

Childersburg’s Deda Bradley pulled down a rebound and was fouled to have a chance to take the win. Bradley hit both free throws to give his team the 58-57 win.

Williams led Vincent with 22 points and five rebounds. E.J. Datcher added 12 points. Anterio Rogers recorded a triple-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 steals.

The Yellow Jackets will host the Area 13 tournament and will take on the Victory Christian/Holy Family winner on Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m.