GIRLS ROUNDUP: Williams dominates for Raiders


AKRON | MVP Malesha Williams scored 34, pulled down 10 rebounds, dished out four assists and made one steal to lead Greensboro's girls basketball team to the championship of the Hale County Tournament with a 59-48 win against Akron on Saturday.

Williams scored a career best 52 points in the tournament opener, a Greensboro win against Sunshine on Thursday.

Shawnderyl Watford scored 10 points, made eight rebounds, four steals and two assists, and Elexis Evans led Greensboro with 16 rebounds to go with seven points.

Akron was led by Valencia McCain with 17 points and Dequandra Lyles with 14 points.

Greensboro (9-6) hosts Paul W. Bryant at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

 

Central 66,

Sipsey Valley 60

TUSCALOOSA | Lawanda Maddix had 14 points, Traniya Pitts had 12 points and five assists, and Toborsha Holley had 11 points, four assists and two rebounds for the Lady Falcons. D’Leisha Dent had 11 rebounds.

Savannah Armstead led Sipsey Valley with nine points to go with four rebounds.

Central (14-2) plays at Tuscaloosa County at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Marengo Academy 45,

Kingwood Christian 35

LINDEN | Brooke Smyly had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Chandler Stenz had a game-leading 16 points to lead undefeated Marengo Academy.

Marengo Academy (15-0) plays at Patrician Academy at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

 

Lamar County 45,

Haleyville 39

VERNON | Malika Swanigan scored 26 points to lead Lamar County (8-1), which will host Cold Springs at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

 

Berry 58,

Meek 15

ARLEY | Taylor Jones led Berry (14-2) with 21 points to go with nine rebounds and five steals. Emma Herren had 16 points, eight rebounds, eight assists and seven steals, and Karlie Milligan scored 13 points.

Berry will host South Lamar at 6 p.m. Thursday.