At the start of the game Gulf Shores had Daphne on the ropes 10-0 which was short lived by the end of the 1st quarter 19-12 Gulf Shores. Daphne was still trailing at halftime by 6 points 27-21. Daphne came out in the 3rd quarter ready to play tying the ball game 41-41 at the end of the 3rd quarter.
At the 6:24 mark in the 4th quarter Daphne took the lead 46-41, but Gulf Shores continued to fight and tied the game 46-46 with 4:-04 left to play. Daphne took the lead and never looked back, with scoring from Senior guards Benni Gambino, Christian Williams and Sophmore SF Malik McClain.
Daphne won on Senior Night 51-48 over Gulf Shores. Daphne had 3 players in double figures, Benni Gambino with 16 pts, 7 reb, and 5 assist. Christian Williams with 13 pts, 9 reb, 7 assist, and 3 steals. Malik McClain with 12 pts, and 7 reb. Daphne now 13-10 , 5-0 6A area 2. With the win Daphne won the area and will host the area tournament. Daphne play next at Spanish Fort on Friday at 7:30.