Fort Dale routs Monroe

Published 8:24 am Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Fort Dale guard Chip Taylor scored 10 points in a 43-12 win against Monroe Academy Tuesday night. (File Photo)

Fort Dale Academy guards Tyler Millo and Chip Taylor combined to score 29 points Tuesday night. That was good enough to top Monroe Academy.

The Vols only managed to score 12 points in a 43-12 loss to the Eagles (10-3, 2-0).

Fort Dale connected on just 17-of-53 attempts from the field and 1-of-14 attempts from beyond the arc, but held Monroe to a 4-of-37 performance from the field and a 0-for-6 effort from behind the 3-point line.

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The Vols scored six points in the first period before failing to score a point in the second period, giving the Eagles a commanding 28-6 lead at the break. Monroe scored three more points in both the third and fourth periods to cap its scoring.

Meanwhile, Fort Dale played 14 of the 15 players listed on its roster and eight different players scored at least one point. Millo led the way with 19 points, and Taylor added 10. Wesley Scott and Taylor Windham each scored four points, while Will Davis and Jack Bates scored two points and Ryan Salter and Matt Langford scored one point.

Fort Dale will be back in action Thursday when it plays host to Pike Liberal Arts School. Junior varsity action will begin at 4 p.m. with varsity action set to follow.