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Boys basketball: Rome Wolves fall short to Allatoona

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Allatoona 59, Rome 54

The Rome Wolves’ three-game winning streak came to an end after falling to Allatoona, 59-54, at home.

The Wolves were outscored by four points or less in the first three quarters, but a strong fourth quarter wasn’t enough to overcome the lead Allatoona built throughout the game.

Rome’s leading scorers were DJ Hunter with 15 points, Matthew Scott with 13 and Desmon Johnson with 10.

BOX SCORES:

BOYS: ALLATOONA 59, ROME 54

ALLATOONA (59)

Morrison 6, T. Tshimanga 2, Mario Baggs 15, Lane 4, Faulkner 9, Brown 4, Cornelius 2, Brevet 3, Daniel Fowler 10, E. Tshimanga 4.

ROME (54)

DJ Hunter 15, Matthew Scott 13, Desmon Johnson 10, Finley 1, Burge 6, Kirksey 4, Creamer 2, Coley 1.

Allatoona 18 18 13 10 — 59

Rome 15 14 12 13 — 54

3-Pointers — Allatoona 7 (Morrison 2, Baggs 2, Faulkner 3); Rome 2 (Hunter 1, Burge 1). Free throws — Allatoona 6-12; Rome 6-9. Records — Allatoona 16-4, Rome 6-15.