Holiday Basketball Tournament Recap

Albany High walking off the court after a tough lose. / Jon Benson

Starting the day after Christmas was the annual Colquitt Regional Medical Center Christmas Shootout. This round robin still tournament is a three day tournament and schools from within the state and out joined in on the action. This all girls tournament played to host 14 different schools.

Starting in day one the ladies of Albany High School started it off playing against Fitzgerald and losing 35-63. Later the lady cougars of Crisp County played against Newton and falling short of a victory to the lady rams 42-65.

Then, the Tift County Lady Blue Devils played a team from Miami, FL; Norland High School and entering the 4th quarter the lady devils were down by five and couldn't catch up as they lose 26-33. Finally, to wrap up day one Monroe played Brunswick and at the half the lady tornadoes were down 37-25, before falling 61-43 for the final.

Day two picked up with Fitzgerald playing Washington County and that games starts at 11:30.