Greenville falls to Lanier on road
Published 5:49 pm Tuesday, January 27, 2009
The Greenville Tigers made a trip to Montgomery to face the Sidney Lanier Poets, and the Tigers returned with a pair of losses.
The boys fell to Lanier 80-56.
“We came out good in the first quarter, but they started pressing in the second quarter and we lost our composure,” said head coach Bryant Marlow.
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Brentley Hill had 17 points and Jacques Burnett added 16.
Greenville’s matchup with Monroe County Friday night has region implications: if the Tigers win, the area tournament will be played at Wilcox County.
If the Tigers lose, there will be a coin toss to decide the location.
The Greenville girls also lost to Lanier 53-37.
Amber Andrews was the leading scorer for the girls with 10 points.
Results of the game against Monroe County were unavailable at press time.