Chilton County boys, girls fall to Sylacauga

Published 10:03 pm Friday, January 4, 2013

Tough defense: The Sylacauga defense harassed Taylor Connell and Chilton County all night on Friday.

By Brandon Sumrall | Special to the Advertiser

The Chilton County Tigers varsity girls basketball team played host to region foe Sylacauga on Friday night in a rematch with a team that give them a loss in their first meeting.

CCHS has had a tough go of things lately and came into the matchup with a losing streak of five games. The Tigers were hoping the holiday break would be enough to recharge and get them back on the winning path, but Sylacauga took a 62-27 road win.

The Choctaws (11-3) jumped on the Tigers (4-8) early in the first period, building a 21-point lead at the end of the first period, 26-5.

The Tigers were able to slow down the Choctaws in the second period but still trailed at the half, 38-13.

The Chilton offense had a tough time handling the Choctaw defense in the second half, managing only 14 points through the third and fourth period.

Lamoiya Davis led the way for the Tigers with 10 points and five rebounds, and Keona Dejarenett added 10 points and two rebounds.

Shakayla Thomas lead the way for Sylacauga with 29 points.

Chilton County’s boys also lost, 49-48.

Braylen Parker posted a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds.

Nick Looney recorded seven points and 10 rebounds, and Davre Williams scored seven points.