GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady Falcons remain unbeaten

BUHL | Central (8-0) remained unbeaten thanks to a double-double by Lawanda Maddix in the Lady Falcons’ 78-33 win Friday night over Sipsey Valley.

Maddix finished with 17 points and 12 rebounds and Goborsha Holley added 17 points. Shawntayla Harris scored 13 points while Delisha Dent hauled in 11 rebounds.

Sipsey Valley was led by Marquanda Anderson with 12 points

Central will travel to face Hale County on Tuesday at 6 p.m.


Southern Academy 42, Morgan Academy 22

GREENSBORO | Southern Academy topped Morgan Academy in the opening round of the Southern Academy Christmas Tournament.

Southern Academy was led by Shelbie Clary, who had 15 points, nine rebounds and six assists. Katlyn Tidmore also added 9 points while Ashlyn Hamilton and Delaine Hood each had 8.

Morgan Academy was led by Lindsey Yeldell with 9 points.

Southern Academy will face Marengo Academy at 11 a.m. Saturday in the championship game at Southern Academy.


Berry 62, Hubbertville 26

HUBBERTVILLE | Berry remained undefeated on Friday night with a big win over Hubbertville in a Class 1A, Area 8 matchup.

Emma Herren led Berry with 16 points and Taylor Jones had 14 points and nine rebounds while Hannah Herren scored 10 points.

Berry will travel to face Northside on Tuesday at 5 p.m.


Tuscaloosa County 55, Chilton County 20

CLANTON | Tuscaloosa County extended its perfect record and win streak to 7-0 Friday with a 55-20 win at Chilton County.

Shakirra Thomas led with 14 points. Katlyn Madison had 13 points and six assists, and, for her fourth game in a row, Katie Krout had a double-double, this time with 12 points and 12 rebounds.

Chynna Davis led Chilton County (4-2) with 10 points.

Next up for Tuscaloosa County (7-0) is a 6 p.m. game Monday at Hueytown.


Marengo Academy 35, Pickens Academy 30

GREENSBORO | Marengo Academy came from behind after three periods to dominate the fourth and defeat Pickens Academy 35-30 in the first round of the Southern Academy Tournament. The Lady Longhorns (6-0) will play for the championship today at 11 a.m. against host Southern Academy.

Marengo Academy trailed 29-24 at the end of the third period but came out in the fourth and out-scored Pickens Academy 11-1 for the win. Chandler Stenz led the game with 16 points to go with two steals.

Marengo Academy’s next highest scorers were Brooke Smyly with nine points and two blocks and Katie Tucker with eight points, five rebounds and five steals. Co-leading team rebounders with seven apiece were Andrea Edmonds and Anna Michael Crocker.

Elisabeth Hankins led Pickens Academy with nine points, and Kacy Noland scored seven.


Northridge 36, Brookwood 25

TUSCALOOSA | Three Lady Jaguars scored in double digits to lead Northridge in a 36-25 home win against Brookwood.

Kiani Johnson scored 12, and both Keke Williams and Daja Patrick scored 11 for Northridge.

Caitlin Headrick was Brookwood’s high scorer with eight points.

Northridge (4-4) travels for its next game which is on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Sumter Central.


Tuscaloosa Christian 72, Tabernacle Christian 59

COTTONDALE | Alexandra Gibson converted two free throws with 16 seconds remaining in the game to help lift Tuscaloosa Christian to a 46-45 home win against Tabernacle Christian. Savannah Logan scored 17 points and both Gibson and Katherin Turner scored eight in the win.

Tuscaloosa Christian (4-1) plays at Tuscaloosa Academy on Monday at 3:30 p.m.


Aliceville 53, Hale County 12

ALICEVILLE | Tekeyah Plott scored 13 and Charia Eddins 12 to lead Aliceville in a 53-12 Class 2A, Region 7 home win against Hale County.

High scorer for Hale County was Gabrielle Steele with 6 points.

Hale County (0-3, 0-1) plays at Akron today at 5:30 p.m.