Cleburne County played with White Plains for three quarters but the Wildcats pulled away in the fourth for a 75-59 home-court win Saturday. The Tigers trailed 40-35 at halftime and just 54-50 after three quarters.
Christian Henson’s 20 points were best for Cleburne County. Henson had five buckets around the basket and 10 free throws. Max Prichard canned three 3-point shots and was 6-for-7 at the free throw line, finishing with 19 points. Jeremiah McLeroy scored five points. Tyler Berry and Isaiah Ware each scored four points. Matthew Morrow had three points. Blake Pointer and Brandon Horn had two points apiece.
The second half was Cleburne County’s undoing in a 57-50 Class 4A, Area 10 loss at Munford Friday. The Tigers trailed 21-18 at halftime then fell behind by 10 points after three quarters. Prichard had five treys against Munford and ended with 18 points. Cameron Kerr scored seven points in the second quarter to help keep his team close and 11 for the game. Henson had eight points. Berry scored five points, Griffin Turner four, Morrow three and Pointer one.
Cleburne County looks to get back into the win column when the Tigers play at Saks tonight and host Ranburne Saturday.