The Shelton State Buccaneers faced off against the Chattahoochee Valley Community College Pirates in The Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) Men’s Basketball Championship at Lawson State on Friday, March 8. The championship game was the end to a week of games for the ACCC Tournament at Lawson State that narrowed 12 teams down to the final two.
The first 3 minutes of the game both teams battled back and forth, but then at 16:55 with the score tied 9 - 9 Shelton State went on a streak to take the lead 18 - 9 and held on to a comfortable 9 - 11 point lead till about 7 minutes left on the clock in the first period, Chattahoochee Valley started to come back to end the first period only down by 6 with a score Shelton State Buccaneers 36 and Chattahoochee Valley Pirates 30. Throughout the 2nd period both teams went toe to toe, and Chattahoochee Valley kept the game close only allowing Shelton State to get ahead by 7 points at the most. Then in the last minute of the match with Shelton State holding the lead 66 - 60, the pirates started to make their move pulling the score up to 67 - 66 with 10 seconds on the clock, but the Pirates comeback efforts weren’t enough, and the Shelton State Buccaneers hung on to win the game and the championship with the final score 69 -66.
The stars of the game for the Chattahoochee Valley Community College Pirates were Jah’Nile Hill with 18 points, 1 rebound and 1 assist, Zy’Tavian Hill with 11 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals, Donald Jackson with 10 points, 2 rebounds and 1 steal, and Max Warren with 8 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal.
The stars of the game for the Shelton State Community College Buccaneers were Dontavious Heath with 12 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals, Imoras Agee with 31 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 steal, Ruot Monyyong with 17 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist, and 2 steals, Antoine Pitts with 5 rebounds, 1 assist and 3 points, and Airen Brooks with 3 rebounds and 3 points.
The All-Tournament Team included Jimmy Sylvain from Coastal Alabama North, Tyler Stallworth, and Zach Varnum from Coastal Alabama South, Donald Jackson, Donnie Williams, Jah’Nile Hill from Chattahoochee Valley Community College, Imoras Agee, Ruot Monyyong, Airen Brooks and Dontavious Heath from Shelton State. Dontavious Heath was named MVP of the Alabama Community College Conference Tournament.
Watch the replay of any game at https://www.jockjive.com/acccsports.html
For more info on the ACCC visit http://acccathletics.com
Below is the complete scores of each days games and seeds
1. Wallace State
2. Shelton State
3. Snead State
4. Gadsden State
5. Marion Military
6. Bevill State
1. Coastal Alabama-South
2. Coastal ALabama-North
3. Enterprise State
4. Chattahoochee Valley
5. LB Wallace
6. Bishop State
Friday, March 1- Men's Play-in Games - at the higher seed
5N Marion Military 57 at 4S Chattahoochee Valley 63 Final
6S Bishop State 64 at 3N Snead State 86 Final
5S LB Wallace 78 at 4N Gadsden State 116 Final
6N Bevill State 74 at 3S Enterprise State 76 Final
Tuesday, March 5 - Men's Quarterfinals - at Lawson State CC
Chattahoochee Valley 72 vs. 1N Wallace State 63 Final
Snead State 63 vs. 2S Coastal Alabama-North 69 Final
Gadsden State 73 vs. 1S Coastal Alabama-South 74 Final OT
Enterprise State 65 vs. 2N Shelton State 70 Final
Thursday, March 7 - Semifinals - at Lawson State CC
Chattahoochee Valley 71 vs. Coastal Alabama-North 65 Final
Coastal Alabama-South 58 vs. Shelton State 63 Final
Friday, March 8 - Championships - at Lawson State CC
Chattahoochee Valley 66 vs. Shelton State 69 Final