Alabama High School Basketball - Russell nips Auburn
(January 9, 2009: Auburn, AL 36830) Fans at Friday's league challenge between the Russell Wildcats (Alexander City, AL) and the host Auburn Tigers (Auburn, AL), saw Russell's basketball squad hold off Auburn by a score of 45-38.
With the victory, Russell improves its record to 6-6 on the campaign. The Wildcats travel to Wetumpka (Wetumpka, AL) to battle the Indians in a 6A Area 8 challenge on Tuesday, January 13. The Indians come into the challenge with a record of 0-10. Wetumpka lost 52-49 in their recent league challenge against Elmore (Millbrook, AL)
Next up, the Tigers battle the Elmore Mustangs (Millbrook, AL) in a 6A Area 8 challenge, on Tuesday, January 13. Auburn will attempt to improve on its 12-6 season record. The Mustangs come into the challenge with a 4-6 record after their 52-49 league win over Wetumpka (Wetumpka, AL).