Alabama High School Basketball - Hillcrest nips CentralJanuary 19, 2017: Hayneville, AL 36040
Hillcrest Jaguars (Evergreen, AL) backers were in high spirits Thursday as they witnessed their basketball squad tip the host Central Lions (Hayneville, AL), 78-73 in a non-league bout.
With the win, Hillcrest upgrades its record to 11-2 on the season. The Jaguars host T.R. Miller (Brewton, AL) to play the Tigers in a 3A Area 2 bout on Friday, January 20. The Tigers go into the bout with a record of 3-9.
Next up, the Lions play the Goshen Eagles (Goshen, AL) in a 2A Area 6 bout, on Friday, January 20. Central will attempt to upgrade on its 8-5 season record. The Eagles go into the bout with a 7-3 record after their 59-47 league win over Calhoun (Letohatchee, AL).