Playing at home Tuesday night, the Cleburne County boys ended a brief two-game losing streak with an emphatic 64-44 victory over visiting Harlason County (Ga.). The final was 64-44 and the Tigers were never seriously threatened. Cleburne County led 32-17 at halftime. Senior Max Prichard scored eight of his team-best 22 points in the first two quarters. Classmate Christian Henson had seven of his nine points by intermission.
Tyler Berry finished with seven points for the winners. Cameron Kerr and Matthew Morrow each scored six points. Jeremiah McLeroy and Geoffrey Teague had four points apiece. Isaiah Ware and Brandon Horn each netted three points.
Monday night found Cleburne County on the road at Weaver. The Tigers fell behind early and were never able to catch up, eventually falling 67-55. Prichard was the only Cleburne County player in double figures with 22 points. He hit a pair of 3-point shots. Henson scored six points. Ware, McLeroy and Kerr each scored five points. Teague had four points and Horn three points. Berry and Griffin Turner tallied two points each and Morrow added a free throw.
In Heflin on Friday of last week, Alexandria defeated Cleburne County 80-45. Prichard scored 14 points. Henson finished with seven points and Horn scored five. Kerr and Berry each had four points.
Blake Pointer, McLeroy and Morrow scored three points apiece and Turner had two points. McLeroy, Morrow and Prichard each had one 3-point basket.
The Tigers (3-4) entertain Clay Central tonight. White Plains comes to Heflin Saturday for an afternoon game. Cleburne County begins area play on Tuesday of next week with a home game against Lincoln.