Prep Basketball: Arlington teams too much for Trinity

From Staff Reports
sports@newnan.com
Arlington Christian basketball teams overpowered Trinity Christian on Tuesday in Sharpsburg in a meeting of former Region 2-AAA rivals.
The Lions battled in the first half to pull within a 1-point halftime deficit before Arlington pulled away down the stretch for a 76-61 victory.
Meanwhile, the Lady Eagles’ three-time state champions continued an impressive unbeaten streak of now over 100 games in a 60-30 victory over Trinity’s girls.
Down just 38-37 at halftime, Trinity’s boys were able to keep pace before Arlington began to take control and pushed out to a seven-point advantage by the start of the fourth quarter.
“My guys played hard,” said Lions head coach Anthony Lamb, who received a team-high 15 points from Thiago Roig and 14 from Dee Snelling.
Glen Whisby added nine in the loss and first-year center Mark Collier chimed in with seven.
Sara Bryan led Trinity’s girls with an 18-point effort, but it wasn’t enough to avoid falling behind 35-16 to an Arlington Christian lineup led by senior center Ana Anderson, who recently signed with Mercer. Kaylee Grave and Ashley Caldwell each added four points in the loss for the Lady Lions.

Both Trinity teams return to play on Friday at Tattnall Square.
....................................................

Editor’s Note: Area basketball coaches can call scores in nightly to The Newnan Times-Herald at 770-683-1791 or by e-mail at sports@newnan.com .


More Sports

High School Soccer

Wild night ends in pair of tough losses for Northgate

Northgate soccer lineups came up empty in a Region 4-AAAAA showdown at Starr’s Mill, while teams from The Heritage School earned victo ... Read More


High School Baseball

Indians hang on, defeat South Cobb

East Coweta capped off a Region 3-AAAAAA sweep of South Cobb with a 5-3 win over the Eagles on Friday in Austell, building a five-run lead a ... Read More


Newnan lacrosse teams sweep Campbell

?Newnan swept an Area 1-AAAAAA lacrosse double-header at home on Friday with respective 13-1 and 8-4 boys and girls victories over Campbell ... Read More


High School Tennis

Lady Lions breeze to win over Bethlehem; Northgate sweeps

On a windy spring afternoon, Trinity Christian’s girls tennis team breezed through a Region 1-AAA victory on Friday at the Peachtree C ... Read More


High School Baseball

Teams prepare for stretch runs

Local high school baseball teams have nearly reached the halfway point of the season, and one thing is certain, East Coweta, Newnan and Nort ... Read More

Cougars crush Hughes 23-0

It took the Newnan Cougars just one inning to take control of Tuesday's baseball game on the road against Region 3-AAAAAA foe Langston Hughe ... Read More