The Victory Christian Lions fell short in their quest to follow up their first win of the season with another, instead losing to Alabama School for the Deaf 50-45 on Thursday.

The Springville Tigers improved to 8-0 on the season following wins over St. Clair County High School and Center Point last week. The Tigers defeated the Saints 59-50 on the road and Center Point 51-39 at home. Springville had to overcome a halftime deficit in both games.