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Hartselle Enquirer

Hartselle swept by Athens … again

By Staff
Tigers fall to 9-7 with loss, 0-3 in Region play
Nick Johnston, Hartselle Enquirer
The Hartselle Tigers led for 27 seconds Friday night. That's 27 seconds longer than the team did the first go around with the Golden Eagles.
Hartselle fell to 9-7 with a 77-62 loss to Athens. Prior to the Christmas break, Hartselle fell to then top-ranked and undefeated Athens.
The Lady Tigers also fell, 73-32.
Athens 77, Hartselle 62
A 9-0 run midway through the first quarter gave Athens a 17-7 advantage. A jumper by Tyler Reeves and back-to-back three pointers by Zac Ward cut the Golden Eagles' lead to 17-15 with 7:42 remaining in the first half.
Athens responded with another run, this time a 10-0 rally to take a 27-15 lead.