Huckaba’s bank-in gives Lady Eagles win over Pike

Published 7:02 pm Friday, December 11, 2009

Fort Dale 40, PLAS 39 (Girls)

Brittany Huckaba banked in a two-point basket with 0.4 seconds remaining in the game as the Fort Dale Lady Eagles beat Pike Liberal Arts School 40-39 on Tuesday in Troy. FDA’s girls team improved to 3-1 on the year with the win.

Fellow senior Abby Martin led the team with 18 points. Barrett Leverette added seven.

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Fort Dale 35, PLAS 36 (Boys)

The Patriots’ Ross Hixon hit two-of-three free throws with no time left on the clock to edge the Fort Dale Eagles 36-35.

Luke Hutcheson led the Eagles (3-1) with eight points, while Stuart Matthews and Shanks Simmons each chipped in seven points apiece in the loss.

PLAS’s Justin McLaughlin had a game-high 20 points.

Fort Dale played at Macon-East on Friday night and at Morgan on Saturday. The Eagles return home to host the Fort Dale Invitational on Dec. 18-19