Devils burn the Rams

Devils burn the Rams
Senior, Tyler Ashley shoots against the Rams.

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor

Fyffe 63-Sylvania 59

SYLVANIA, Ala.— The Fyffe Red Devils took on the Sylvania Rams, Friday night.  The Devils defeated the Rams 63-59.

The Red Devils jumped to an early lead against the Rams in the first quarter with a score of 18-6.  They maintained that lead throughout the second,  going into the half, with an 11-point advantage.

Coming back from the break, the Rams outscored the Devils 18-11.  Both teams scored 17 points in the fourth but the Rams could not overcome the first half advantage by Fyffe.  Final score was Fyffe 63, Sylvania 59.

Coach Heath Thrash could not be prouder of his Red Devils, “ It was good to get a win in the last regular season game.  Maybe it will give us some momentum going into the area tournament,” Thrash said.

Fyffe had two players to score in the double digits. Senior, No.3 Chad Gray led the Devils with 15 points.  Senior, No.5 Tyler Ashley followed closely behind with 12 points for the night.

Sylvania had two players to score in the double digits, as well.  Junior, No.3 Will Batey had 20 points and had four 3’s.  Junior, Caleb Roebuck had 15 points and 6 rebounds.