Lady Patriots move up

Published 5:00 am Thursday, December 18, 2008

Another split week of games for the Pike Liberal Arts School Lady Patriots led to a bump up in the Alabama Sports Writers Association AISA Week 4 poll.

The Lady Patriots moved from No. 6 to No. 5 after taking out Dixie Academy easily Saturday and losing in the waning seconds 38-37 to No. 1 and undefeated Lee-Scott Friday.

In the game Friday Pike Liberal gave the Lady Warriors led with eight seconds to go in the game and had a chance with time winding down to take out the top-ranked team, but could not take advantage.

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Of the Top-10 teams in the AISA poll, five are in Class AAA, Region 1. No. 1 Lee-Scott leads the pack. No. 2 Glenwood is right behind at 5-2. No. 5 Pike Liberal is 5-2, Hooper is 8-5 at No. 7 and Fort Dale at No. 10 is 4-2.

PLAS has a bit of a break with only one game before they partake in the Huntingdon College Tournament Dec. 27-30.

Below is the AISA Week 4 poll:


1. Lee-Scott (9-0)

2. Glenwood (5-2)

3. Sparta (10-0)

4. Lakeside (5-3)

5. Pike Liberal (5-2)

6. Autauga (10-1)

7. Hooper (8-5)

8. S. Choctaw (4-1)

9. Patrician (6-0)

10. Fort Dale (4-2)