High School Basketball Scores from Around the Wiregrass (January 20th)

(WTVY) -- The Northview Cougars and Dothan Tigers (Boys) were locked in a grudge match at Northview High School. At the start, Northview got out to a solid lead, but Dothan quickly came back and went into halftime only trailing by 3.


Later on in the game, Dothan brought it closer and eventually tied it up to force overtime, but Northview eventually got the win in the Circle City Showdown. Northview wins 86 to 79, and wins the season series over Dothan (2-1).

In the top girls game in the state, (1) Samson traveled to Hartford to face (2) Geneva County and at the start of the game the Bulldogs hopped out to a 15-0 run, but Samson started to get hot.

At halftime, the score was 33-25 Geneva County, but late in the second half, the Geneva County Bulldogs won by only 1 point, 58-57 over the reigning Class 2A State Champs.

Other scores from around the Wiregrass:
Varsity Girls:
Headland Rams 35
Carroll Eagles 59
(CAR: Tiara McLeod: 25 points, 15 rebounds)

Varsity Boys
Headland Rams: 59
Carroll Eagles: 51

Varsity Girls
Geneva Panthers: 75
Opp Bobcats: 13

Varsity Boys
Geneva Panthers: 71
Opp Bobcats: 59

Varsity Boys
Straughn Tigers: 50
Slocomb Red Tops: 47

Varsity Girls
Abbeville Christian Academy Generals: 56
Sparta Academy: 66

Shelby Wood led the Lady Generals with 24 points and 21 rebounds for her 19th double-double of the year.

Varsity Boys
Abbeville Christian Academy Generals: 56
Sparta Academy: 50

Devon McCree led the Generals with 25 points and 10 rebounds.