Boys Varsity Basketball · Trojans roll to area title with strong second half


HUNTSVILLE – Muscle Shoals made its second half count big Friday night.

The Trojans overcame a 24-23 halftime deficit in the Class 6A, Area 14 tournament championship to roll to a 60-46 victory over Columbia.

Ty Smith led Muscle Shoals with 24 points, including 16 in the fourth quarter, to spark the win. Mikey McIntosh added 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Trojans.

Muscle Shoals will host Cullman at 7 p.m. Tuesday in a sub-regional game. The winner advances to the Northwest Regional in Hanceville.