Jemison blows out Lee to give Jack Doss 800th win

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AL.com)- Mae Jemison star John Petty might have been the only person in the gym who didn't realize his coach, Jack Doss, was going for a historic 800th win Friday night. But the Alabama signee played as if he knew a milestone was at stake.

After going scoreless in the first quarter, Petty scored 17 points over the second and third periods as the Class 5A, top-ranked Jaguars rolled past No. 4 Lee-Huntsville 68-37.

Doss is 800-329 in his career, which started in 1980. The holder of an AHSAA-record nine state titles became the association's fourth boys coach with 800 victories, joining Eugene Mason (919), Cap Brown (890) and Willie Scoggins (864).

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