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THS boys, girls fall in openers

By James Dubuisson | Special to the Advertiser

PLANTERSVILLE – Thorsby High School’s boys and girls varsity basketball teams lost at Dallas County on Monday in the first games of the season played by local teams.

The DCHS boys team controlled the entire game, leading 49-7 going into the half and defeating the Rebels by 50 points in a 74-24 rout.

Thorsby’s girls fared better in their defeat.

They led most of the game, but were down 41-40 with a minute left in the game.

The hosts were able to squeak out the victory, 45-40.

Sharonda Cooper led the Rebels by dropping 15 points on the Hornets. She also had four blocks.

The varsity teams’ next games will be played in Fayetteville beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday.

Isabella’s boys and girls play at Verbena on Tuesday in the next games involving local teams.

Other local squads—including Billingsley, Chilton County, and Jemison boys and girls teams—will begin their season on Friday.