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Wellborn basketball expected to experience some growing pains as a new group of starters finds its way on the varsity level

Boys Games

Donoho at Cornerstone
Faith Christian 62, Cleburne County 53
Lincoln 58, Wellborn 26
Ragland 59, Ohatchee 56

Girls Games
Alexandria 56, Saks 26
Cleburne County 48, Faith Christian 20
Donoho at Cornerstone
Ohatchee 39, Ragland 27
Wellborn 48, Lincoln 36

By Al Muskewitz
East Alabama Sports Today

ANNISTON – Jordan Angle had a pretty good idea what to expect during the first two years of his second stint as Wellborn’s basketball coach. He had a veteran roster and could pretty much count on what it was going to deliver most every night.

It’s not that way with this year’s team -- at least not yet. Angle started four seniors and a junior in his third season opener the second time around Monday night against Lincoln, but all five were making their first varsity starts.

Predictably, the 5A Golden Bears played at a fast pace and the Panthers had trouble keeping up, eventually falling 58-26.

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