BOYS ROUNDUP: Sumter Central edges Demopolis

DEMOPOLIS | Fred Seals scored 26 points to go with seven rebounds in third-ranked Sumter Central’s 64-61 win over Demopolis in a Class 5A, Area 6 game of high school boys basketball action Friday night.


Dayvon Maye added 16 points. JyKwentin Johnson had 11 points and 11 rebounds.

For Demopolis, Terrance Wilson had 19 points.

Sumter Central (14-4, 2-0) hosts Demopolis on Jan. 15.


Paul W. Bryant 67,

McAdory 50

MCADORY | James Currington finished with 14 points, 11 rebounds, five steals and three blocks in second-ranked Paul W. Bryant’s Class 5A, Area 7 win.

Tony Whitehead finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Kevin Holland scored 11 points and Dexter Hood had 10 points and three steals.

Point guard Marcus Anthony had a team-high seven assists.

McAdory’s Marcel Moorer had 17 points.

Paul W. Bryant (17-3, 3-0) plays at Greensboro at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Tuscaloosa Christian 68, Flint Hill 40

COTTONDALE | Tyler Foust scored 27 points and had five assists to lead Tuscaloosa Christian to a 28-point win.

Trent Gibson added 13 points. Freedom Woods scored nine points and had five steals.

For Flint Hill (2-8), Eddie Yarbrough scored 23 points. Devin Taylor had 13 points.

Tuscaloosa Christian (8-2) plays at North River Christian y at 7 p.m.Friday.


Southern Academy 56, South Choctaw Academy 51

TOXEY | Jacob Rose scored 18 points for Southern Academy.

Hunter Clements added 15 points for the Cougars.

South Choctaw’s Timothy Watson led his team with 14 points. Bradley Clark had 12.

Southern Academy (6-8) plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Pickens Academy.


South Lamar 71,

Hackleburg 52

PHIL CAMPBELL | Jydarren Cox scored 16 points in South Lamar’s win over Hackleburg.

Holden Fields added 10 points and pulled down 11 rebounds.

South Lamar (5-6) hosts Pickens County at 7 p.m. Tuesday.


Parrish 49,

American Christian 47

PARRISH | Barry Hill scored 18 points as Parrish (14-0) squeezed by American Christian in the 78 Magazine Coaches Classic.

For American Christian, Collin Crowe had 17 points. Carter McGill added 11 points. Ross Hardin had nine rebounds.

ACA (9-5) plays at 6 tonight against Dora.


Pickens County 66,

Fayette County 62, OT

FAYETTE | Bobby Bradford led the way for Pickens County with 20 points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals.

Darius Jones finished with 14 points for the Tornadoes.

Fayette County’s Will Redmond scored 19 points. Tevin Madison had 11 points.

Pickens County (7-3) plays at South Lamar at 7 p.m. Tuesday.


Brookwood 49,

Gordo 46, OT

GORDO | Cody Gaither scored 24 points and Tre’ Griffin 11 to lead Brookwood.

Ben Davis led Gordo (0-8) with 16 points.

Brookwood (1-17) will host McAdory at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in a AHSAA Class 5A, Area 5 game.


Holy Spirit 51,

Berry 44

BERRY | Jordan Giles led Holy Spirit and all scorers with 20 points and Kam Swift scored eight to lead Holy Spirit in AHSAA Class 1A, Area 8 play.

Berry’s Neil Sullivan scored 19 points and Weston Bonner 11. Roman Howton pulling down 10 rebounds.

Berry (4-10, 1-3) plays at Meek today at 1 p.m.


Pickens Academy 38,

Clarke Prep 25

GROVE HILL | Pickens Academy won on the road.

Josh Lewis led the Pirates with nine points, and a trio of players, Cody Scott, Sam Beachler and Oliver Owens, each scored eight.

Jay Allen led the game and Clarke Prep with 11 points.

Pickens Academy (4-7) will host Southern Academy at 7 p.m. Tuesday.