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Brewer avenges loss to Arab with Crawford's jumper

From Staff Reports

A week after falling to Arab, Brewer High's girls basketball team got a measure of revenge with a 52-50 win Tuesday night.

Andrea Crawford sank a five-foot jump shot with six-tenths of a second remaining to push the Lady Patriots past Arab (8-2). Crawford finished with 14 points for Brewer (5-4), as did Courtney Scott. Heather Childers scored 13.

For Arab, Auburn signee Alli Smalley scored 24 points and Kate Hudkova added 13.

Brewer visits rival Priceville on Friday.

Mount Hope 68, Speake 59, OT: Mount Hope senior Laura Rutherford hit a buzzer-beating 15-footer to send the Lady Yellow Jackets' into overtime against Speake. From there, Mount Hope cruised to the win.

Rutherford finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds, one of three Mount Hope players to record a double-double. Tamara Robinson had 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Lady Yellow Jackets (3-4), and Anna Roberson added 14 points and 12 boards.

For Speake, sophomore Kylie Black pitched in a game-high 36 points and 19 rebounds, while Malea Hensley scored 11 points and brought down 10 rebounds.

Mount Hope hosts Meek on Friday, while Speake (4-4) travels to Lawrence County on Thursday.

Hartselle 61, West Point 28: Lauren Drake picked up her 1,000th career rebound, recorded four steals and added a game-high 15 points for Hartselle as the Lady Tigers breezed past region foe West Point.

Also for Hartselle (9-2, 3-0 Class 5A, Area 13), Jessica Andrews had 11 points and four assists and Heather Speegle contributed 10 rebounds.

Lawrence County 53, Russellville 29: Jasma McDonald scored 12 points, grabbed six rebounds, recorded five assists and picked up four steals to lead Lawrence County (10-1) to the win. Nakia McDonald added 10 points.

Hatton 58, Danville 45: Kaitlyn Fleming led Hatton with 18 points, but freshman post-player Paige Rutherford helped, adding seven points and 17 rebounds for the Lady Hornets (4-4). Erin Shelton had 13 points and eight rebounds.

Alaina Fitzgerald led Danville with 15 points, and Lauren Simmons had 13.

Athens 74, Elkmont 67: Courtney Medlin had 21 points, and Sierra Caudle added 10 points and 11 rebounds as Athens improved to 8-2. Also for the Lady Golden Eagles, Keona Shoulders had 16 points and LaCresha Horton had 14.

For Elkmont, Bailee Robinson and Jamie Lack each scored 23 points.

Addison 43, Double Springs 20: Jessy Willingham had 19 points and four rebounds to pace Addison (3-3) in the win. Britney Taylor added 10 points and five boards for the Lady Bulldogs.

Sheffield 58, R.A. Hubbard 45: Burneshia Harris scored 16 points to lead Hubbard, which fell to 2-5. Dezsare Ricks added seven points for the Lady Chiefs.

Lauderdale County 66, West Limestone 58: Natalie Harrison poured in 22 points but it wasn't enough as the Lady Wildcats dropped to 3-6. Savanna Smith added 12 and Morgan Adams and Elizabeth Dison each scored 10 points.

Kiara Young led Lauderdale County with 10 points and Karen Gunn added 18.

Hazlewood 91, East Lawrence 63: Jasmine Patton totaled 26 points, Josalin Johnson added 24, Amber Jones had 18 and Ciara Gilchrist scored 14 points as Hazlewood cruised to the win, improving to 7-3.

Paige Hood led East Lawrence with 18 points. LaKendra Wright had 17, and Paris Davis added 16.

Decatur Heritage 43, Athens Bible 29: The Lady Eagles (6-4) held the Lady Trojans to eight or fewer points in three of four quarters to roll to the win.

Candace Lee led Decatur Heritage with 15 points and seven rebounds and Brittany Denson had 12 points and five steals.

For Athens Bible, Kirsten McClure led with nine points.

Priceville 70, Fairview 57: Nine Lady Bulldogs scored, including three in double figures as Priceville improved to 7-4. Adrianna Delatorre led with 16 points, Marissa Chambers followed with 13, and Keila Hamlin added 12.

Amanda Smith led Fairview with 20 points.


East Lawrence 69, Hazlewood 65: Four of East Lawrence's player scored in double figures, led by Kenneth Bolden's 16, as the Eagles extended a one-point halftime lead to a five-point win.

Also for East Lawrence, Roy Young added 15, Dakota Matthews had 11 points and seven rebounds, and Russ Stephenson had 10 points.

For Hazlewood, Reginald Harris had 21 points and Demetrius Garner had 13.

Fairview 40, Priceville 29: Josh Bedwell scored 19 points in a losing effort for Priceville (7-4), who face fierce rival Brewer on Friday. No other Bulldog made more than two baskets.

Sheffield 69, R.A. Hubbard 63: Finnis Logan scored a game-high 21 points for R.A. Hubbard, but it wasn't enough as the Chiefs fell to 2-2. Devons Orr added 10 points.

Hartselle 57, West Point 46: Alex Brown and Jackson Holmes each scored 13 points to pace Hartselle in the win. Luke Bole added seven rebounds as the Tigers improved to 7-5.

Decatur Heritage 63, Athens Bible 33: Eleven Eagles scored, led by Nik Butz with 12 points and 10 rebounds as Decatur Heritage improved to 7-6.

Will Stinnet's 11 points led Athens Bible.

Lauderdale County 67, West Limestone 45: Zane Campbell scored 17 points and picked up nine rebounds but it wasn't enough as West Limestone fell to 4-5. Travis Jackson added 14 points.

For Lauderdale County, Robin Horton had 13 points, and Jasmin Watkins and Justin Harper each scored 11.

Speake 78, Mount Hope 31: Jacob Moody recorded a double-double to lead Speake to victory. He had 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, both game highs. Javaris Stover added six points and 10 rebounds.

Russellville 85, Lawrence County 71: Myles King recorded 31 points, six rebounds and four assists for Lawrence County in the loss. Andrew Echols added 12 points and six rebounds and Matthew Pugh had 10 points, nine rebounds.

Jermaine Bates led Russellville with 22 points.

Lawrence County Christian 53, Brooklane Baptist Academy 21: Rowdy Mays led the Patriots (7-1) with 23 points, while Devin Gardner scored 14 and Rocky Mays had 10.

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