Area Hoops Roundup

Published 9:54 am Wednesday, January 31, 2018


The Beulah High School girls basketball team dropped its third consecutive game on Tuesday night. The boys team did, too.

The Lady Bobcats (6-10) lost to Reeltown, 34-29. The Bobcats (7-9) lost to Reeltown, 71-54.

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Both teams will wrap up regular-season play on Friday at Beauregard before competing in the Class 3A, Area 6 tournament next week.


The Class 2A No. 3 Lanett High School boys basketball team took down 7A Central-Phenix City on Tuesday night, 71-69. The victory avenged a tight loss in the teams’ previous meeting on Jan. 2.

The Panthers (14-5) were led by Anquaevious Pollard, who scored a team-high 23 points. Emanuel Littles added 17 points, and Ty Truitt had 10.

The Lanett girls (10-5) fell to Central-Phenix City, 37-28.

Both Lanett teams will host Russell County on Friday for senior night before wrapping up regular-season play at Valley on Saturday.

The Panthers and Lady Panthers will host the 2A, Area 8 tournament next week.


The Valley High School girls basketball team (9-9) flattened Bullock County on Tuesday night, 57-19. Three Lady Rams scored in double figures.

Kenjadae Dunn had 20 points, Ana Magby had 12 points, and Arteria Florence had 10 points.

It was the second victory in as many nights for the Valley girls. On Monday, they beat Notasulga, 60-57. Dunn (23), Florence (19) and Magby (10) led the offensive charge in that game as well.

The Valley boys basketball team (13-10) defeated Bullock County on Tuesday, 65-58. Keionte Dent poured in a team-high 18 points, and Quez Trammell added 11. Kevonte Cooper pulled down a team-high nine rebounds to go along with seven points and three blocks.

It also was the second triumph in as many nights for the Valley boys. On Monday, they knocked off Notasulga, 56-47. Dent recorded 13 points in the victory, while Trammell had nine. Cooper tallied eight points and 12 rebounds.

Both Valley teams will return to home action on Friday against LaFayette. They will then host Lanett on Saturday before competing in the Class 5A, Area 5 tournament next week.