Encore Girls Classic Quarterfinal
At Hartselle Gymnasium:
Danville 10 19 13 12 - 54 (4-1)
Hartselle 17 16 16 17 - 66 (4-1)
FLASH NOTES: A highly anticipated quarterfinal between county foes Hartselle and Danville lived up to the expectations through halftime.
Hartselle was out to a 17-10 lead following the first with Danville on a comeback to narrow the deficit to 33-29 at the break.
The tournament host stretched the lead to 49-42 after the third and did enough scoring in the final period to earn a berth to the semifinal round, plus knock Danville off the ranks of the undefeated.
Hartselle's balanced scoring was anchored by point guard Moriah Taylor with 16, Allie Mayfield and Masyn Marchbanks 10 each and Anna Mathis with nine.
Danville was led by shooting guard Jolee Cole scoring 13, center Callie Ryan with 12, Jordan Hinkle 10 and Emma Broadfoot and Kayla Compton eight apiece.
Up next for Hartselle: Vs. Hillcrest in semifinal Wednesday 12:40 p.m.
Up next for Danville: Vs. Tanner in consolation bracket Wednesday 10:00 a.m.
Danville G Kayla Compton advances the ball vs. the Hartselle defense of Allie Mayfield (2), Kalli Cartee (21), Moriah Taylor (4) and Lillyanna Cartee (24)
Sportspage photo by Johnny Thornton.