% Butler 88, Cullman 87: The Black and Gold led 68-55 after three quarters but weren’t able to hang on for their first win of season at home on Thursday night.
The Rebels completed their comeback bid with a 3-pointer with 7 seconds remaining to defeat Cullman (0-3) for the second time in a week. Butler was also victorious in the consolation game at the inaugural Wallace State Tip-Off Challenge.
The Bearcats’ ninth-grade and JV boys earned wins earlier in the evening.
The Black and Gold will stay put for a contest against Lawrence County next Tuesday.
Stats for Cullman’s boys and girls were unknown at presstime.
% Rob Ketcham can be reached at 256-734-2131, ext. 138 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.