HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - The Rocket City Classic was a big hit Tuesdays night.
The UAH Chargers took on the Fort Valley State University.
Bob Jones High School alum Tanner Finley was a big hit with 21 points on the board.
The UAH chargers got the victory with the ending score 83-59.
Alabama also took a victory over Liberty University in the Rocket City Classic.
The highlight of the night was the showcasing of some of north Alabama’s very own homegrown talent. Hazel Green alum Kira Lewis Jr,, John Petty of Huntsville’s Jemison High, and Albertville alum Riley Norris are all back home. And on the Liberty bench was former UAH player and coach David Johnston.
Lewis started off right to the cup for the basket in the first quarter.
Alabama defeated Liberty by 84-75.