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West Morgan's Micah Randolph shoots a layup over Priceville's JaColby Reid.
Priceville records a sweep
Bulldogs take doubleheader at West Morgan
From Staff Reports
Priceville High's girls and boys basketball teams took a pair of games from host West Morgan on Monday night.
Priceville's girls won 44-31, and the Bulldogs boys followed with a 50-42 win, despite trailing at halftime.
In the boys game, Josh Bedwell's 24 points and six rebounds lifted Priceville (7-1), while Andrew Johnson also contributed double-digit scoring with 10. Johnson also had four steals.
West Morgan (3-3) was led by Phillip Powell's 20 points and five rebounds. Teammate David Pritchard grabbed a team-high nine boards, and Micah Randolph added eight points.
In the girls contest, the Lady Bulldogs (5-3) were paced by Callie's Cox's double-double, 13 points and 12 rebounds.
Eight players scored for Priceville, but Cox was the only one to reach double digits. Priceville coach Stacey Lovett said that the team's small roster this season has forced every player to contribute.
"Callie has been playing lights-out," Priceville coach Stacey Lovett said. "She's been playing very well and working extremely hard."
Teammate Abbie Harris led in assists with six.
Ashley Thorn was the high scorer for West Morgan's girls with 11.
Other boys games
Cornerstone Christian 50, Madison Baptist 49: Cornerstone Christian overcame a 21-14 deficit at halftime, led by Brett Stowe and Matt Petit, who poured in 18 and 15 points, respectively.
Cornerstone Christian's next game will be Friday at home against Brooklane Christian.
Falkville 63, West Point 46: Heath Alford continued his dominance with 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Blue Devils.
Teammates Steven Lindsey and Adam Dye each pitched in nine points for the winners.
The Blue Devils led 31-25 at halftime and kept up the pace in the second half to improve to 5-3.
Other girls games
Athens 54, Lee-Huntsville 37: Despite notching another win to improve to 6-2, Athens coach Eddie Murphree said, "It was just one of those nights — a struggle the whole night."
The Lady Golden Eagles suffered through 39 turnovers.
"We played awful," Murphree said.
Still, Athens bettered its record and its only two losses on the season have come to area power Hartselle.
Keona Shoulders put up a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds for Athens, while teammate Courtney Medlen scored 11 points. Jenae Strong and LeCresha Horton each had nine.
LaShonda Davis was Lee-Huntsville's top scorer with 15, while Kiara Ravenel added 10.
Deshler 86, Hazlewood 52: Hazlewood is now 3-3 after falling to Class 4A powerhouse Deshler.
The Lady Golden Bears efforts were led by Amber Jones' 20 points and Chasitey Garner with 13.
Also for Hazlewood, Josalin Johnson contributed eight points and Jasmine Patton seven.
For Deshler, Courtnei Bowens led all scorers with 24.
Meek 51, Addison 44: Addison's Jessy Willingham had 22 points and seven rebounds, but it wasn't enough for the Lady Bulldogs in what was a tight contest at halftime.
Meek led 19-18 at the break.
For Meek, Ashton Carter led all scorers with 23.
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