From Special Reports – The slump continued for the Charles Henderson boy’s team as they fell to area opponent Eufaula, 64-54, in Class 5A action on Tuesday night.
Led by Stephen Dawson’s 18 points the homestanding Tigers handed the Trojans their third loss in as many outings. Brian Bouyer also had 18 and Rodney Jackson had 11.
The Eufaula girls squad avenged an earlier loss to the Lady Trojans by claiming an 80-40 win over their area rivals, also on Tuesday night.
CHHS got 20 points from Annie Daniels, but the Lady Tigers received double-digit scoring efforts from Shanita Porter (21), Jessica Wooten (19), Kenita Thomas (14) and Crystal McKinnon (13).
Charles Henderson next travels to play Carroll in Ozark on Friday night.
Macon-East held Pike Liberal Arts School’s leading scorer Druid Conrad to just three points in a Tuesday night 51-45 win.
The Knights went three-of-four from the foul line with under a minute to play to close the game and improve to 12-4 on the year and 3-2 in the AISA’s Class AAA East region.
James Goude had 12 points to lead Macon-East and Trey Haisten had 11.
PLAS (9-9, 1-3) got 13 points each from Layton Sanders and Jared Waldrop.
The Patriots play host to Lakeside School on Thursday night.
In Elba, Pike County improved to 5-9 overall and 2-3 in Class 3A Area 2 with a 56-49 win over the Tigers.
Antwaan McGuire scored 15 points and Jermaine Johnson had nine to lead the Bulldogs. Kyle English and Tim Andrews each had 12 points for Elba, which fell to 13-3 and 3-2 in area play.
Pike County next plays Montgomery LAMP at home on Thursday night.