HUNTSVILLE – Mikey McIntosh scored 24 points and Ty Smith added 21 but Muscle Shoals couldn’t pull off the upset of Class 7A ninth-ranked Bob Jones in the opening round of the Huntsville City Classic at Huntsville High Thursday.
Bob Jones held off a late challenge from the Trojans to pick up the 62-55 victory.
McIntosh was 10 of 17 from the field and led Muscle Shoals with six rebounds. Smith was 8 of 17 from the field.
Bob Jones opened up a 22-12 lead in the first quarter, but Muscle Shoals managed to chip away at the deficit and had trimmed the margin to just four in the second half. But Bob Jones took advantage of a couple of Muscle Shoals turnovers to hold off the threat.