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.