LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: ATC women stay undefeated, men lose; SGA boys win opener

Photo by Brandon Brigman

Photo by Brandon Brigman

ALBANY — The Albany Tech women’s basketball team stayed undefeated Monday, while the Albany Tech men fell below .500 in a doubleheader against Middle Georgia Tech.

The Lady Titans improved to 4-0 with a 84-49 victory and were led in scoring by Shakima Wiggins, who had 21 points.

Also for the Lady Titans, Bianca Fennessee had 17 points, 17 rebounds and five blocks; and Lashay Lettingham had 14 points, nine assists, seven rebounds and five steals.

Albany Tech opens conference play Wednesday at Atlanta Metro, and Lady Titans coach Kenneth Williams urged his team not to get complacent with its 4-0 record.

SGA boys win opener against Windsor

The Southwest Georgia Academy boys basketball team opened up its season Monday with a 55-41 victory against Windsor Academy.

McKinley Chambless led the host Warriors with 16 points, while Billy Grimsley added 14 and Nate Lingo scored 12.

The Warriors play again at home Friday against Abbeville Christian.

“We still aren’t playing to the level we are capable of, and it only gets tougher,” Williams said. “It’s always tough come conference time.”

The Albany Tech men fell to 3-4 with a 78-74 loss. The game was tied at halftime and the Titans led 65-60 at one point in the second half, but Middle Georgia Tech played better down the stretch to knock off the Titans.

“We need to get it together,” Albany Tech men’s coach Sylvester Patterson said. “This is a talented team, but I don’t think we are playing hard right now. We got outhustled out there tonight.”

The Titans were led in scoring by former Westover star Terrance Noel, who had 14 points and four assists, while Antonio Allen had 10 points and former Worth County star Jamorris Gaines had eight points.

SOUTH GEORGIA TECH TOPS ANDREW: The South Georgia Tech women’s basketball team beat Andrew College on Monday, 61-55.

Leading scorers for South Georgia Tech were Shontae McCall with 19 points, Shanique Holston with 13 and Inna Leja with 11.

Ashley Reece and Jebreal Alford led Andrew with 12 points apiece.