BREAKING NEWS: Aberdeen falls in state tourney

By Brad Locke
Daily Journal

Aberdeen Bulldogs lost 63-60 to Carthage in the Class 3A semifinals of the state tournament Saturday.

“I couldn’t have coached a better team that worked hard and played hard all year long,” Aberdeen coach Roy Hazzle said. “They laid it out on the court, and they’ll remember this all the rest of their lives.”

Class 3A Boys Semifinals
Carthage 63, Aberdeen 60
Carthage 18 11 18 16 – 63
Aberdeen 23 12 12 13 – 60
Carthage: Cranston Wilder 18, Ze’Erika Hall 16, Antonio Ricks 10, Robert Givens 8, Jermaine Townsend 8, Ricky Ward 1.
Aberdeen: Antonio Little 15, Alec Johnson 11, Deshaun Williams 11, Ricky Bell 9, Steve Curry 6, Marcus Strong 4, Antonio Walker 1, Chris Poe 1, Chris Hampton, Joshua Gardner, Quentin Gillespie, Perry Hinton, Mario Thomas, Fred Griffin.
Records: Carthage 26-6, Aberdeen 31-6.