Submitted by Madison County High School Head Basketball Coach Eddie Richie
7 point loss to Live Oak, 3 point loss to Lincoln, 4 point loss to Brooks County, 2 point loss to Florida High, 5 point loss to Live Oak, 2 point loss in OT to MaClay. That’s 6 losses by an average of less than 4 points. That’s how close we are from a respectable 16-7 instead of a frustrating 10-13. That doesn’t take into consideration we were missing 10 players for the first 6 weeks of the season. Still, this team doesn’t make excuses. They keep striving to get better every day. They are not ready for this season to be over. They know they are better than the record indicates. They are really coming together as a team at the most important time of the year…tournament time.
Your Cowboy Basketball team heads into districts this week as a dangerous #4 seed. The Cowboys play Taylor County Wednesday, Feb 8th at 6pm at Florida High. When they win that game, they will play Godby, ranked 4th in the state in 4A, 6pm at Florida High. Saturday, they will play for the district title at 7pm against the winner of Florida High and East Gadsden. That is the game plan.
Everyone has a chance to play their best ball and play their way into the State Tournament. Each district Champion and runner-up move on to the State Tournament which is a 32 team field. Our post season roster is below which includes our Junior varsity call-ups. Please encourage these young men when you see them and show them your support.