Tigers toppled by Tuscaloosa Co.

Published 10:23 pm Friday, December 7, 2012

On the dribble: Chilton County’s Jamarcus Williams brings the ball up the court on Friday against Tuscaloosa County.

By Brandon Sumrall | Special to the Advertiser

Chilton County’s varsity girls basketball team looked to add to their three-game winning streak on Friday night against undefeated Tuscaloosa County, but it was the Wildcats who improved to seven wins in a row as they proved too much for the Tigers to handle and handed them their second loss of the season, 55-20.

The Wildcats (7-0) that got things going in the first half, holding the Tigers (3-2) to just three points in the first period on a Chynna Davis three pointer.

Passing lane: Chilton County’s Taylor Connell, right, looks for someone to pass the basketball to during Friday’s game.

The Wildcats kept up the fevered pace during the second period and would go to the halftime break up on the Tigers 35-14.

Cold shooting and turnovers continued to plague the Tigers in the second half, as the Wildcats pulled away to a 47-16 lead in the third period.

The Tigers were lead by Davis’ eight points, while the Wildcats had three players in double digits: Katlyn Madison with 12 points, Victoria Henry with 15 and Katelynn Court with 10.

Chilton County’s boys team also fell to Tuscaloosa County, 68-38.

Richard Price led the Tigers with 10 points, and Keshiun White had five assists.