Shorts, Trojans take care of Carroll

Published 9:19 pm Friday, January 29, 2021

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The Charles Henderson Trojans knocked off Carroll 63-50 on Friday evening in Troy.

The win for the Trojans improves their record on the season to 17-7.

Akeives Shorts led the Trojans with 37 points on Friday night. Tay Knox had nine points and Cody Youngblood had seven.

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The Trojans trailed early and went into the second quarter trailing by one at 12-11. Shorts was held off the scoreboard in the opening quarter. After scoring his first seven points in the second quarter the Trojans went into halftime trailing by one, 26-25.

Shorts scored 30 of Charles Henderson’s 37 points in the second half.

The Trojans outscored the Eagles 18-8 in the third quarter and took a comfortable lead into the fourth. Shorts added 19 points in the final quarter and the Trojans held on for a 13-point win.

Zack Henderson had four points and Cari Burney and Jywon Boyd had three points.