Second half surge leads Shoals past Southridge

From Herald Staff Reports


The Southridge boys basketball faced a tough test on Friday evening as they went up to face the Jug Rox of Shoals on the road.

The Raiders led by two points going into the fourth quarter but Shoals outscored Southridge 18-10 in the final period for a 57-51 victory.

Shoals (4-1) trailed by nine points at the halftime break as the Raiders (2-2) scored 21 points in the second quarter to pull ahead for a 34-25 lead.

However, the Jug Rox outscored Southridge 32-17 in the second half and made some key shots late to hang on to the victory.

Colson Montgomery led Southridge with 20 points (11-of-12 from the free-throw line) and Jaden Hayes added 19 points (8-of-10 from the charity stripe) in the loss for Southridge.

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