Rematch at Bishop State set for Feb. 18

COASTAL SOUTH BASKETBALL

Sun Chiefs sweep Wildcats in Baldwin vs. Mobile rivalry

Tony Whitehead, GCM Sports
Posted 1/23/19

BAY MINETTE, Ala.  -- The Sun Chiefs women improved to 3-1 in conference play with a 72-70 home win over Bishop State Tuesday night. Trailing 69-66 with 42 seconds left Jacquetta Dailey’s …

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Rematch at Bishop State set for Feb. 18

COASTAL SOUTH BASKETBALL

Sun Chiefs sweep Wildcats in Baldwin vs. Mobile rivalry

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BAY MINETTE, Ala.  -- The Sun Chiefs women improved to 3-1 in conference play with a 72-70 home win over Bishop State Tuesday night. Trailing 69-66 with 42 seconds left, Jacquetta Dailey’s 3-pointer tied the score and Ashley Daffin’s last second trey secured the win.

“It’s always good to get a home win in a conference game and I’m glad we didn’t fold after they got a big lead. We played a little ragged early and not happy about that, but I challenged (my players) at halftime and we got the momentum back and held on. We made shots when they mattered. We did a better job in the second half on the boards and didn’t give them the put backs we did in the first half. Bishop’s always a battle to the bitter end, so a good win to get at home.

The Lady Chiefs are home Thursday (Jan. 24) to host Coastal-North at 5:30 p.m. Travel to Wallace-Selma Monday and back home on Feb. 1 to host Lawson at 5:30 p.m.

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The Coastal South men took a 73-68 home win over Mobile-County rival Bishop State at Jack Robertson Arena Monday. The Sun Chiefs were led by Zach Varnum’s 18 points, Tyler Stallworth’s 12 and Glenn Robinson’s 10. Jacquan Wagner, David Reynolds and Jamie Sanders added nine, eight and seven each.

The Wildcats were led by Tyler Bumpers with 17 and Penda Wiggins who hit 9-of-10 free throws for 11 total points. The Chiefs improved to 12-3 overall and 4-0 in the South Conference.

The Coastal-South men are home Thursday (Jan. 24) to host Coastal-North (Monroeville) at 7:30 p.m. They are on the road to Wallace-Selma Jan. 28 and back home Feb. 9 to host Enterprise State at 7:30 p.m.

The rematch at Bishop State is set for Feb. 18 in Mobile.

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