UAH men’s team tops Shorter in week­end hoops

From Staff Re­ports

The Standard Journal - - LOCAL SPORTS -

Ala.-Huntsville men 96, Shorter 78 De­spite four play­ers score in dou­ble fig­ures, the Shorter men’s bas­ket­ball team fell 96-78 to the Alabama-Huntsville Charg­ers.

Phil Tay­lor scored the first eight Shorter points to bring his squad within three, 11-8, but the Hawks would not get any closer as the Charg­ers had a 12-point ad­van­tage with 4:20 to go in the first half. Shorter pulled within nine, but trailed 47-38 at half­time.

Amonte Pot­ter scored 21 points for the Hawks. Phil Tay­lor scored 13 points.

Ali­jah Ben­nett and Chris Daniels also scored in dou­ble fig­ures, with 11 and 10 points each. Seab Web­ster tal­lied a dou­ble-dou­ble for the Charg­ers, scor­ing 24 points to go along with 12 re­bounds.

Shorter will next host West Ge­or­gia for a Gulf South Con­fer­ence matchup at 8 p.m. on Thurs­day.

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