Alabama High School Basketball - Essex holds off Johnson
(January 16, 2009: Demopolis, AL 36732) Essex Hornets (Demopolis, AL) backers were in high spirits Friday as they witnessed their basketball squad nip the visiting Johnson Eagles (Thomaston, AL), 65-58 in a league bout.
With the win, Essex upgrades its record to 6-9 on the year.
With the defeat, Johnson moves to 0-6 on the year. The Eagles host Lee (Huntsville, AL) to face the Generals in a non-league game on Friday, January 16. The Generals enter the game with a record of 12-5. Lee lost 43-41 in their recent non-league game against Grissom (Huntsville, AL)