Fort Payne Lady Wildcats advance to Regionals

Fort Payne Lady Wildcats advance to Regionals

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor

Fort Payne 60-Pell City 57

FORT PAYNE, Ala.— The Fort Payne Lady Wildcats defeated the Pell City Panthers Monday night to seal their spot in regional playoffs, 60-57.

Pell City jumped to the early lead in the first quarter with a score of 13-12.  Going into the half, Fort Payne regrouped and had the 13-point advantage with a score of 35-23.

The second half was back and forth between two teams who refused to give up. With only 12.1 seconds left in the game, Pell City had pulled within one point of Fort Payne. Fort Payne ran the last 8 seconds off the clock for the win.

Fort Payne will play Monday in the Regional Semifinal Game at Pete Matthews Coliseum at 9 a.m.