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Priceville's Josh Sharp drives past Hartselle's Chase Gladwell on Tuesday night.
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Priceville's Josh Sharp drives past Hartselle's Chase Gladwell on Tuesday night.

Hartselle's girls, boys run past Priceville squads

From staff reports

Hartselle High's boys basketball team opened the season with a home win over Priceville 56-22, giving the Tigers a sweep of the night.

The girls squad also beat Priceville 68-35.

For the Hartselle boys, Micah Host turned in six points, nine rebounds, three assists and six steals.

Hartselle had 11 different players score. Jeremy Roper led the way with 10 points. Alex Brown pulled down six rebounds.

For Priceville (0-1), Kody Smith scored a team-high 10 points.

Kristian Barker grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Bulldogs.

Huntsville 56, Athens 42: Trey Brooks paced Athens in its first game of the season with 19 points. Eric Russell's 20 points led Huntsville.

Muscle Shoals 49, Decatur Heritage 27: De'el Watkins scored 12 points to pace the Eagles in their season opener.


Hartselle 68, Priceville 35: Six different Lady Tigers sank 11 shots from 3-point range. Taylor White and Heather Speegle each made three to pace Hartselle in its season opener.

Jessi Smith led the Lady Tigers with 17 points, while Lauren Dye contributed 14 points and five assists.

White scored 12 points, and Heather Speegle had 11 points and seven rebounds.

Kimmie Minor did not score, but proved she could play a big role even when she doesn't have any points — she grabbed a team-high eight rebounds.

Alex Holmes passed out five assists.

For Priceville (0-1), Melissa Johnson scored 10 points.

Athens 54, Huntsville 45: Amelia Ridgeway scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Athens (2-1). Raveen Pride passed out five assists, and Candice Bone had four.

Kristin Bush paced Huntsville (1-2) with 17 points.

Athens is coming off a weekend tournament at Huntsville. In that event, the Lady Golden Eagles lost to Alcorn (Miss.) 44-42, but beat Trinity Presbyterian 80-32. ory

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