Decatur Heritage defeats Lindsay Lane 59-35 in area tournament

Sean Zerkle scored 14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Decatur Heritage opened the Class 1A, Area 15 tournament with a 59-35 win over Lindsay Lane on Tuesday.

The Eagles will host Oakwood Adventist for the tournament championship on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Decatur Heritage controlled the game from the tip, leading 14-7 after one quarter and 26-15 at halftime. The Eagles outscored Lindsay Lane 24-12 in the third quarter to put the game out of reach.

Brayden Kyle had 14 points and eight rebounds for Decatur Heritage, and Clay Smith and Bryant Pitts finished with eight points each.

Roderick Watkins led Lindsay Lane with nine points. Daniel Cook scored eight.

Decatur Heritage will face Oakwood Adventist, a forfeit winner over Athens Bible.

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