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Tigers pick up 2nd win; Lady Tigers win 9th straight

By Staff
Justin Schuver, Hartselle Enquirer
Hartselle boys 49
Russellville boys 43
The Tigers picked up their second win of the season Friday night, and also won their first area game and first road contest with a victory over Russellville.
"On film we noticed that they weren't really tall. We were able to get the ball in the paint where Jackson (Holmes) was able to have a good night," Hartselle coach Johnny Berry said.
"Our defense was great. We made them shoot from further back and really did a good job of making them feel uncomfortable. Their leading scorer (Cory Trapp) came in averaging about 23 points and we held him to just 13."
Hartselle (2-17, 1-3) shot 18-of-32 from the field, compared to 15-of-47 for Russellville. Holmes led the way for the Tigers with 19 points and Victor Stansberry added 10.
Trapp scored 13 points to lead Russellville.
Hartselle girls 71
Russellville girls 32
The Lady Tigers won their ninth game in a row Friday night, defeating Russellville on the road to remain undefeated in area play.
Hartselle hit eight 3-pointers in the game, with Anna Reeves, Jessica Andrews, Shan Jones and Hilary Dukes each connecting twice from behind the arc. The Lady Tigers held a 29-point lead at halftime and cruised to the victory.
Mary Virginia Reeves scored 14 points to lead Hartselle (16-4, 4-0 in Area 16), and Jones and Anna Reeves each added 12.
Jordan Dollar scored 13 points to lead Russellville.