Linden varsity squads top Marengo to host sub-regionals

Linden will host a pair of sub-regional games next week after its varsity squads swept Marengo Friday in the finals of the Class 1A, Area 4 tournaments.

The Linden girls opened the night with a 57-35 victory. Amber Richardson scored 31 points to lead the Lady Patriots while Tyroneisha Charleston led 11. Scotiana Harris finished the night with 11 points and 12 rebounds to lead Marengo.

Linden will host Georgiana Monday at 6 p.m. in the sub-regional round. Marengo will travel to Brantley.

The Linden boys followed with a 52-37 victory over Marengo. Graderius brown had 13 points to pace Linden. Isaiah Scott, Zackree Bishop and Kevin Greene scored 10 points apiece for the Patriots. Roosevelt Thompson headed Marengo with 12 points, nine rebounds, three assists and five steals. Linden hosts Brantley Tuesday at 6 p.m. for sub-regional action while Marengo travels to Georgiana.