The Fayette Citizen-Sports Page

Friday, December 14, 2001

Chiefs and Tigers sweep matches on Tuesday


McIntosh and Fayette County's girls and boys basketball teams did a lot of winning Tuesday night. It is a trend they would like to continue with some big games and Christmas tournaments looming in front of them.

McIntosh faced Starr's Mill on Tuesday in a rivalry that continues to grow more and more popular among the fans and the players. The Lady Chiefs defeated Starr's Mill 50-38. Lindsay Murphy and Lisa Brundrette scored 14 points each, while the team forced the Lady Panthers into a number of costly turnovers down the stretch. The McIntosh boys defeated the Panthers, 61-58. After falling into a 20 point deficit, Starr's Mill climbed back into the game, taking the lead for a short period of time before quickly relinguishing it once more. Dexter Manley led the Chiefs in scoring with 23 points.

Fayette County played East Coweta on Tuesday night and saw their girls win 58-50, while the boys won 88-71. Alison Horne was the leading scorer for the Lady Tigers with 13 points, while the Lady Indians were led by Megan Darrah and Ashley Godfrey with 13 points each. Josh Burr was the leadin scorer for the Tigers with 27 points, while Greg Downs led the Indians with 24 points.

In games scheduled for this weekend, McIntosh will host Riverdale tonight and will play at LaGrange tomorrow. Starr's Mill is off until the Christmas tournament which begins next Wednesday. Sandy Creek will host Heritage tonight and will play at Fayette County on tomorrow. Fayette County will play at Stockbridge tonight. East Coweta will play at Henry County tonight and will host Newnan tomorrow. Tonight's games are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. while tomorrow's games tip-off at 6 p.m.

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