Tigers win Thanksgiving

Fayetteville High School’s Tigers swept the field in the 2018 Ardmore Thanksgiving Tournament. FHS won over Rogers, 49-28, in the championship game.

Tigers by the numbers

Fayetteville High School’s Tigers won the Ardmore Thanksgiving Tournament held last week. The Tigers opened with a 55-43 win over Ardmore and a 69-51 win over Lindsay Lane and defeated Rogers, 49-28, in the championship. In the Lindsay Lane match-up, Assistant Coach Edward Keys led the Tigers in the absence of Coach Chris Murdock due to illness.

Rogers

By Quarters: FHS, 11-08-20-10 (final 49); Rogers, 07-07-10-04 (final 28).

Scoring: Floyd Williams, 19; Julius Dixon, 11; Jacious Clark, 6; Desiah Bartleson, 6; Xayvion Hicks, 5; Eli Dotson, 2.

Free Throws: FHS 16 of 19; Rogers, 2 of 5.

3-Pointers: FHS, Dixon and Williams, 1 each; Rogers, 2.

Lindsay Lane

By Quarters: FHS, 11-15-20-23 (final 69); Lindsay Lane, 08-03-25-15 (final 51).

Scoring: Julius Dixon, 29; Floyd Williams, 24; Jacious Clark, 6; Isaiah Jones, 5; Xayvion Hicks, 3; Kenneth Ruiz, 2.

Free Throws: FHS, 11 of 21; Lindsay Lane, 10 of 13.

3-Pointers: FHS, Dixon and Williams, 1 each; Lindsay Lane, 9.

Ardmore

By Quarters: FHS, 17-15-11-12 (final 55); Ardmore, 14-04-12-13 (final 43).

Scoring: Julius Dixon, 19; Floyd Williams, 18; Jacious Clark, 9; Xayvion Hicks, 4; Desiah Bartleson, 3; Isaiah Jones. 2.

Free Throws: FHS, 4 of 11; Ardmore, 2 of 3.

3-Pointers: FHS, Dixon, 2, Clark, 1; Ardmore, 5.

This week: The Tigers host Giles County on Monday before the defending Class-A state champions Loretto comes to town on Friday. The girls’ action gets underway at 6 p.m. with the boys to follow.

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