ACS falls to EHCS

Published 10:46 pm Friday, January 27, 2012

Atmore Christian School suffered another loss on Tuesday as they fell 46-37 to the East Hill Christian School Eagles.

The first half featured a tight battle for momentum between the two teams with both teams leading at different points during the first two quarters.

In the first quarter, the Eagles managed to outshoot the Rams by one basket in the first quarter as they came away with a 10-8 lead.

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The Rams (8-14) bounced back in the second quarter beating the Eagles 12-7 on the scoreboard to go into halftime ahead 20-17.

Following halftime, the Rams fell behind the Eagles and could never get back into the contest.

The Eagles pushed past ACS in the third quarter with a 10-4 run that put them back in front 27-24.

In the fourth quarter, EHCS erased any chances of a comeback as they picked up 19 more points, while ACS could only manage 13. The big quarter gave East Hill the 46-37 win.

Thomas Moore was the scoring leader for the Rams in the loss scoring 13 points, but had support from Casey Freeman’s nine points andJ. McDonald’s seven.

The Rams next game will be Jan. 31 at home against Alethia Christian Academy. Games begin at 4:30 p.m.

ACS 53
Gateway 49

After a nine-day layoff, the Atmore Christian School Rams got back into action last week taking on Gateway Academy in Bonifay, Fla.

The Rams (8-13) were in a tight battle for four quarters never building more than a six-point lead in the 55-49 win.

In the first quarter, Gateway jumped out in front of the Rams outscoring them 8-7, but ACS bounced back in the second quarter to take a 24-22 lead into halftime.

Following halftime, the two teams traded baskets back-and-forth in the third quarter with Gateway winning the quarter 17-15 to tie the game at 39.

The Rams got the last laugh in the fourth quarter as they went on a 16-10 run to end the game and earn the 55-49 win.

Thomas Moore and Casey Freeman were the heroes for ACS as both players scored 22 points in the win.

J. McDonald chipped in eight points for the Rams, while Myles Maher finished the game with two points.