West End collars Bulldogs in area tilt


By Mike Goodson/Sports Correspondent

Andre Little scored a game-high 18 points to lead West End
to a 52-40 win over the Gaston Bulldogs in Class 2A, Area 12 boys basketball
action on Tuesday (Dec. 8) in Walnut Grove.

“This is a bunch of resilient kids,” said West End head
coach Clint Brannon. “They play hard for each other and feel they can beat
anyone. This was a good win for us.”

The Patriots jumped out to a 15-13 first quarter lead and
built the advantage to 25-15 at the half.

The Bulldogs made a run to draw within to 36-33 after three
periods, but a 16-9 stretch by the hosts provided the final margin of victory.

Hunter Grant added 17 points for the Patriots. Jason Bogle
paced Gaston with eight points.

Latest News

St. James celebrates beloved teacher
Gadsden State hires first chief of police
Trio of events coming to town Friday, Saturday
Glencoe city leaders recognize National Library Week
Southside Public Library gearing up for summer reading program

Latest Sports News

Glencoe slugger highlights All-Messenger softball team
Area players make All-State softball teams
Sardis’ Lacks signs with Snead State
Cardinals make All-ACCC Honor Roll
Pratt, Ayala, Cornutt highlight All-Greater Gadsden Area boys soccer team