Pickens County downs Meek to advance to regional semifinal

Caleb Aaron directs traffic during pos-session for the Meek Tigers.

HANCEVILLE - Pickens County was able to withstand a scoring barrage by Meek due Payton Key and Caleb Aaron last Tuesday night to win 85-60 and advance to the northwest regional semifinals in Hanceville. Key finished the game with 35 points, while Aaron added 18, as the two career 1,000-point accounted for 53 of Meek’s 60 points. The Tornadoes would use a stingy full-court press, however, to pull away and win comfortably.

Meek boys win county basketball title

The Meek High School Tigers won the Winston County Basketball Tournament Saturday, Jan. 26, at Lynn High School, with a two-point shot by Caleb Aaron, with nine seconds left in the game to win 44-43 over the Winston County Yellow Jackets. Aaron was named tournament MVP. Pictured front row from left: David Tidwell, Caleb Aaron, All Tournament-MVP, Payton Key, All Tournament, Back row: Bryant Key, Stuart Waldrep, Robert Ehlman; Jagger Benson, Bryan Phillips, Kevin Chino, All Tournament, and Chris Clark, All Tournament.

MHS, WCHS split games

Emma Fincher (22) and Brenna Wakefield for the WCHS Lady Jackets go after control of the ball. Also shown are Jessie Woodard (34) for Meek and Samantha Marcum (20) for the WCHS Lady Jackets.

DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Meek High School Tigers and the Winston County Lady Yellow Jackets were the winners Friday, Jan. 11, at Winston County High School.
The Lady Jackets won by a score of 48 to 27, leading all four quarters. Scoring by quarters went 14-12, 22-17, 35-25 and 48-27.

Lynn beats Meek as final buzzer sounds; MHS girls win 42-26

LHS leading scorer Noah Jackson goes to the hoop, with Chris Clark shown for Meek.

LYNN - Lance Harris tipped in a layup as the final buzzer sounded Monday, Dec. 17, to win 51-49 over the visiting Meek Tigers. The Meek Lady Tigers won by a score of 42-26 over the LHS Lady Bears.
Lynn led most of the game, but Meek kept chipping away to take a one point lead late in the third period. LHS quickly regained the lead. With 14 seconds showing on the clock, the score was tied at 49, with Lynn capturing the last second win.

Meek boys defeat Carbon Hill, girls lose by 9

Stuart Waldrep puts two points in for the Meek Tigers.

CARBON HILL -  The Meek Tigers took a seven point victory over the Carbon Hill Bulldogs Thursday, Nov. 29, 49-42, while the Lady Tigers dropped a loss by nine points, 49-58, to the Lady Bulldogs. The Bulldogs were host to the games.
Payton Key led the charge in scoring with 13 points for the Meek Tigers. Also scoring for the Tigers were Caleb Aaron, 12; Stuart Waldrep, 4; Kevin Chino, 11; David Tidwell, 5.

Meek, Lynn top two in area tournament

Meek Lady Tigers 1A Area 12 champions. Front row, from left: Paiton Ory, Abbi Tidwell, Brooke Cleghorn, Holland Hyatt, Emma Fincher, Montana Barton, Bailee Fincher. Back row: Callie Brewer, Payten Hayes, Jessie Woodard, Abby Phillips, Kaitlin Rivers, Sunnie Manning, Savannah Smith, BreAnna Eddy, Lakota Alden and Coach Dana Waldrep.

ARLEY - The two Winston County teams in 1A Area 12 earned the honor of area champs and runners-up in the tournament held Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Meek High School in Arley.
Meek captured the top prize by defeating Brilliant 25-16, 25-20 and 25-12 in straight sets in the opening match of the night.
The Lady Tigers then defeated the Lynn Lady Bears in straight in the championship match by scores of 25-23, 25-6 and 25-12.
The Lady Bears, as area runners-up, beat Marion County in a five set match, where both teams left it all on the floor.