BA sweeps Trinity
Brookhaven Academy fans braved severe weather that moved throughthe area Friday evening to watch the Cougars and Lady Cougarscontinue their dominance of District 4-AA basketball. SeniorKristian Davidson poured in 22 points and collected 16 rebounds asthe Lady Cougars rolled over the Trinity Episcopal Lady Saints64-36.
In the varsity boys game, sophomore T-Boy Lynch scored 25 pointsas Brookhaven whipped Trinity 62-28.
“I was really pleased with out effort tonight,” said BrookhavenAcademy girls coach Barry Gray. “There are still some areas we needto work on to get better, but overall we played a good game.Kristian has been playing very well of late.”
Mallory Logan scored 16 points and Kelli Byrd added 10 as theLady Cougars improved to 18-1 on the season and a perfect 7-0 indistrict play. Logan also collected 4 rebounds and dished out 3assists.
Trinity was led by Mallory Archer, who scored 16 points. ElizaJones added 11 points for the Lady Saints.
In the varsity boys game, head coach Dale Wattssaw his Cougars take a 16-point lead after one quarter and neverlook back, even without one of the team’s leading scorers in6-foot-3 junior center Seth Davis who missed Friday night’s actiondue to illness.
“We were pressed for size with Seth not playing tonight,” saidWatts. “We played really well in some spots, but we played reallyhorrible in some spots. I knew T-Boy could step up his game, andtonight he did.”
Lynch added six steals and fours assists to his performance asthe Cougars improved to 16-1 on the season and 7-0 in districtplay. Alan Gray added 11 points and five steals for Brookhaven.Jeremy Winborne collected five rebounds.
Trinity was led by Steven Ridley who scored 12 points. ZachRogel added six points for the Saints.
Junior High Girls
Brookhaven Academy rolled over Trinity 41-23, powered by DrewHolland Tigner’s 13 points. Kelli Snider added 9 points as the LadyCougars improved to 15-1 and 7-0 on the season.