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Haleyville vs West Morgan LIVE High School Boys Basketball Monday 2/19/2024

Trinity, AL – February 19, 2024: In a nail-biting matchup, the Haleyville Lions (8-15) put up a valiant fight against the West Morgan Rebels (15-14) at the 2024 AHSAA Boys State Basketball Tournament (Alabama) – 4A. Despite facing an uphill battle against the home team, the Lions showcased their determination and nearly pulled off a major upset.

What it is: Varsity Boys Basketball
Matchup: Haleyville Lions vs West Morgan Rebels
Game Type: Neutral playoff game
Bracket: 2024 AHSAA Boys State Basketball Tournament (Alabama) – 4A
Time: Monday, Feb 19, 2024, In-progress
Locations: West Morgan High School – Trinity, AL
Home Team: West Morgan Rebels 15-14
Away Team: Haleyville Lions 8-15
Live Stream: Watch here

The Rebels got off to a strong start, capitalizing on their home court advantage and balanced offense. Daniel Miller and Michael Jones led the charge for West Morgan, combining for 32 points in the first half. The Lions, however, refused to back down. Led by Matthew Robinson’s 15 points, Haleyville stayed within striking distance throughout the first two quarters.

The second half turned into a defensive struggle, with both teams tightening up their play. The Lions displayed impressive defensive resilience, containing the Rebels’ scoring and forcing key turnovers. David Williams chipped in with 12 points for Haleyville, keeping them in the game.

With the score tied in the final minute, the tension grew palpable. Both teams had opportunities to take the lead, but clutch defensive plays kept the game even. Ultimately, a last-second shot by the Rebels found its way through the net, securing a narrow victory for the home team.

While the final score may not have gone their way, the Haleyville Lions can hold their heads high. They displayed heart, hustle, and impressive defensive play throughout the contest. This performance serves as a testament to their growth and potential, proving they can compete with any team in the state.

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