By JOSH FRYE
News Sports Writer
Atmore Christian School was defeated by East Hill Christian Academy on February 16, ending the team’s run in the Panhandle Christian Conference Final Four.
ACS had a good start against the Eagles, with Caden Battles nailing a 3-pointer and Kyle Hostetler scoring 4 points in the first period, but the Rams were outscored 14-8.
During the second period, Battles hit another 3-point shot, Reese White and Drew Shelly added two points each, and Luke Chambless struck for 10 points.
ACS matched the Eagles almost perfectly but the score at the end of the second still found East Hill with a 32-25 lead.
The Eagles dominated the Rams in the second half, as the Rams could not find a rhythm on defense and were outshot 21-6.
Battles added 5 more points during the fourth period but it would not be enough for the Rams catch up to the Eagles.
The Eagles defeated the Rams 64-46, ending ACS’s championship hopes.
Chambless led the Rams in points with 17, while Reese White scored 11. Battles and Kyle Hostetler added 8 points each.