North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

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January 8, 2013

Boys basketball: Pinson Valley 74, Moody 61

PINSON — Four Pinson Valley players scored in double figures Tuesday night, as the Indians defeated visiting Moody 74-61 in a Class 5A Area 11 matchup.

Zach Jackson led the hosts with 14 points, Marcus Merriweather and Kerry Griffith scored 13 each, and Johnathan Marable added 12. Marable also grabbed 13 rebounds and Griffith hauled in 10 for Pinson (11-8, 3-1 area).

Josh Daniel led all scorers with 31 points fo rthe Blue Devils (6-12, 1-4). D.Q. Swann added 16.

Pinson fans were encouraged to dress in red clothing in memory of Jordan Long, the student who was killed in a car crash Saturday about a mile from the school. Long was rermembered before the boys' game Tuesday.

The Indians continue Area 11 play as they travel to nearby Center Point on Friday night.

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