In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks are on the road for their next five games. They’ll begin their road trip out west with a match against the Los Angeles Lakers tonight in LA. Tip off is set for 10:30 pm. The Hawks currently have 18 wins and 11 losses overall so far for the 2011-2012 season.
The post-season continues for some area high school basketball teams.
In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks lost to the Miami Heat 107-87 last night at the Philips Arena. That leaves the Hawks with 18 wins and 11 losses overall so far for the 2011-2012 season. They’ll be in Los Angeles to take on the Lakers tomorrow night at 10:30 pm.
In high school basketball post-season action from over the weekend, the Model Lady Blue Devils beat River Ridge 70-59 to win the 7 AA South Subregion tournament on Saturday night at Georgia Highlands College. Pepperell won the girls’ third place game 51-49 over Armuchee. The Coosa Eagles also emerged as victors in the 7 AA South Subregion tournament with a 75-62 win over Rockmart. Armuchee took a 58-57 victory from Model in the boys’ third place game.
Shorter University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams both picked up wins from Emmanuel last night at Shorter’s Winthrop King Centre. The 23rd ranked Lady Hawks beat the Lady Lions 70-45. That was followed by a 67-52 win for the number two Hawks over the Lions, which allowed the Hawks to maintain a perfect record in the Southern States Athletic Conference. The Lady Hawks will return to action tomorrow at home against Brenau. Tip off is set for 2 pm. The game will be broadcast on 95.7 FM The Ridge and www.theridge957.com. The Hawks are off until Monday night when both Shorter teams travel to Marietta to take on Southern Poly.