North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

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January 12, 2014

Boys basketball: Pinson Valley 62, No. 8 Center Point 58

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PINSON —

Center Point was then forced to foul with the clock winding down, and the Indians took advantage at the foul line.

Jackson led Pinson Valley with 16 points, Griffith had 15 to go with eight rebounds and six steals, and McKinney scored 10 points.

Atkins led all scorers with 17 points for Center Point (13-6, 4-1 area); Dedric Foreman and Kameron Hornbuckle each scored 12.

Argo thought his squad had done particularly well in practice sessions leading up to the win over the Eagles.

“We had two really good days of practice, and it showed tonight. Even the guys who didn’t get in the game worked hard in practice, and it helped us get ready for tonight,” he said.

Pinson Valley (13-7, 4-1) finishes off its area games as it hosts Springville on Tuesday night. The Indians won on their December game at the Tigers’ gym, but it wasn’t easy.”

“We’ve still got a job to do there Tuesday,” Argo said. “We struggled and didn’t play well, and it was during a time where we weren’t playing particularly well. But now we’re playing beter and hitting shots we hadn’t been hitting earlier.”

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