TBC started the game on a 15-1 run on its way to a 36-26 halftime lead. TCoF would respond in the 2nd half, erasing the lead and taking a 45-42 lead with 10 minutes to play. The Eagles re-focused and went on a 28-7 run to finish the game and claim the victory.
TBC had four players in double figures. Tyrell Johnson posted a double/double with 13 points and 17 rebounds. Evan Wheeler tossed in 12, Elijah Robinson had 11, and Charles Cooks scored 10 while dishing out 6 assists.
Defense and rebounding were the keys to victory for TBC. Freshman Kirk Hill pulled down 11 rebounds to go along with 9 points to help the Eagles outrebound TCoF 50-34. TBC’s defense limited the Tigers to 34% shooting from the field.
Trinity Baptist travels to Toccoa Falls College on Saturday for a South Region match-up. Tip-off is at 4pm.