Nathan Hoover dribbles past Jaylen Fisher heading to the basket. Photo by Theron Malone

Bolton headed to Region 7-AAA championship game

Nathan Hoover dribbles past Jaylen Fisher heading to the basket. Photo by Theron Malone
Nathan Hoover dribbles past Jaylen Fisher heading to the basket. Photo by Theron Malone

Senior guard Jaylen Fisher had 18 points to lead Bolton past Arlington 58-57 Tuesday night in the Region 7-AAA tournament.

Bolton jumped on Arlington early with a 21-12 run in the first quarter and took a 37-22 lead into the half.

The Tigers came out hot in the second half and outscored Bolton 21-9 in the third quarter, cutting the lead to 46-43.

Senior guard Nathan Hoover paced Arlington with 15 points and Edward Douglas added 12 points.

The Tigers continued their second half run in the fourth quarter, outscoring Bolton 14-12 but falling short in the semifinals.

Martavius Wilson had 15 points in the game for Bolton.

With the loss, Arlington’s season came to an end with a 20-8 record.

Bolton moves on to the championship game against Cordova on Thursday at Arlington High School.