The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

March 1, 2013

Tanner leads 17-10 after 1st quarter

By Kim West

— BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Tanner leads 17-10 in a frenetic first quarter. The Rattlers led by 10 midway through the first quarter as Justin “Bubba” Smith and Jon-Jon Fletcher each drained 3-pointers, and Desmond Love opened the game with four points, including a steal and fast-break layup.

The Rattlers turned to a small lineup when 6-foot-5-inch center Jace Haggermaker left upon picking up his second foul less than five minutes into the first period.