Priceville boys basketball team members are, from left, (front) Austin Smith, Jacob Wood, Luke Mason, John Williams, Kyle Haynes, (back) head coach Darrell Haynes, Chandler Livingston, Grant Thigpen, Trent Colbert, Jacob Crow and Kaleb Barker. | Brent Maze
Priceville boys basketball team members are, from left, (front) Austin Smith, Jacob Wood, Luke Mason, John Williams, Kyle Haynes, (back) head coach Darrell Haynes, Chandler Livingston, Grant Thigpen, Trent Colbert, Jacob Crow and Kaleb Barker. | Brent Maze

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Priceville falls to W. Morgan in the finals

Published 3:46pm Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Priceville couldn’t rebound from its sluggish early start as the West Morgan Rebels won 65-48 to clinch the Morgan County Championship at Hartselle High School Saturday night.

The Rebels took command from the opening tip, outscoring Priceville 19-9 in the opening quarter. They put up 22 on the Bulldogs in the second quarter to lead 41-15 at halftime.

Priceville didn’t quit by shaving 10 points off of the lead at the end of the third quarter, but hole was just too steep to climb. Tournament MVP Grant Workman had just three points, but he dished out 10 assists to spark the Rebels in the victory.

He fed Peyton Mullican, Caleb Hazen and Dustin Morgan, who scored 17, 16 and 13 respectively. Luke Mason and Marc McLendon both finished with eight points in the win.

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