West Point Girls Thanksgiving Classic
At Jim Boyd Gymnasium:
Guntersville 5 15 7 4 - 31 (0-4)
West Point 18 22 13 9 - 62 (2-0)
FLASH NOTES: A series of runs sparked the West Point attack in doubling up the margin on Guntersville to 40-20 at halftime.
The Lady Warriors ended the first with a 7-0 spurt, turning the lead from six points to 18-5.
With under 3:00 left in the half, Brooke Brownfield drained a trey and the score was 31-13. The half ended with the Lady Warriors scoring 40 points for coach Richie Penn and a runaway victory was well in the grasp.
West Point allowed Guntersville 11 second half points, four in the fourth quarter. They got the lead to above 30 points on a drive to the basket by Olivia Ball that made it 62-31 with 2:53 remaining. The rest of the game was played under the AHSAA hot clock rule.
Brownfield and Miriam Oldacre tossed in 15 for the 2-0 Lady Warriors with Micah Oldacre scoring 14, Ball 11, Kyler Hembree five and Mackenzie Carter two.
Sarah Campbell's 14 points topped the Guntersville scoring.
In other games:
West Morgan 17 18 8 8 - 51 (0-1)
Florence 16 19 10 10 - 55 (2-0)
FLASH NOTES: Florence and West Morgan opened the classic with a barn burner as the game was even at 35-35 at halftime. Florence moved ahead by the score of 45-43 in the third period and held on as West Morgan missed a few close range shots and two free throws in crunch time.
Jalexis Russell got a game high 18 points for Florence with West Morgan being led by Bailey Parrish with 13 points.
Lawrence County 12 11 9 14 - 46 (1-1)
Oakman 9 5 15 11 - 40 (0-3)
FLASH NOTES: Lawrence County went ahead 23-14 at the half before Oakman went on a strong third quarter that got them within three points at 32-29 when the quarter ended.
But Lawrence County scored the first 12 points of the final period and was able to hang on in getting its first win of the season. Sadie Thompson fired in 18 for the Red Devils with Lauren Hopper scoring eight.
Alisha Hubbard ripped the cords for 19 to lead Oakman, getting support from Heather Thompson with 15.
Cold Springs vs. Guntersville 4:00 p.m.
West Point vs. Lawrence Co 5:15 p.m.
Florence vs. Phil Campbell 6:30 p.m.
Oakman vs. West Morgan 7:45 p.m.
Florence vs. Guntersville 9:00 a.m.
Cold Springs vs. Lawrence Co 10:15 a.m.
Oakman vs. Phil Campbell 11:30 a.m.
West Morgan vs. West Point 12:45 p.m
Lawrence Co vs. Florence 2:00 p.m.
Guntersville vs. Oakman 3:15 p.m.
Cold Springs vs. West Morgan 4:30 p.m.
Phil Campbell vs. West Point 5:45 p.m.
Photo 1: Miriam Oldacre (center), Olivia Ball (left) and Micah Oldacre (right) defend for West Point in 1st half vs. Guntersville.
Photo 2: West Point PG Brooke Brownfield tries to get a five second count against Guntersville. Miriam Carter (23) defends on the low post.
Sportspage photos by Johnny Thornton.