Sports

Volleyball tryouts open Saturday, March 23

The Bevill State Bears will hold open volleyball tryouts on Saturday, March 23, at the BSCC Fayette campus. Registrations and warmups begin at 9:30 a.m., with tryouts starting at 10 a.m. The tryouts are open to all high school seniors and graduates. Participants must bring a copy of the high school physical. For more information, please contact Theresa Berry-Franks at 800-648-3271 ext. 5172 or send an email to theresa.berry-franks@bscc.edu.

Bradbury signs track scholarship with Montevallo


Matthew Bradbury, a senior at Phillips High School, signed a track scholarship with the University of Montevallo. He is pictured at the signing ceremony held at the Attie Fleming Complex on the PHS campus with his parents, Cheri and Mark Atkins. Back row PHS Principal Al Temple, left, and track coach Chris Gillum.

BEAR CREEK - Matthew Bradbury’s three years of track and field at Phillips High School has earned him a scholarship to the University of Montevallo.
Bradbury, who is a 1A state champion in the discus throw, signed a scholarship at the Attie Fleming Complex on the PHS campus on Tuesday, March 5. He will do indoor and outdoor track for the Falcons. Family, friends, schoolmates and school administration were on hand for the event.
Bradbury is a multi-sport athlete, also playing football and basketball.

Lady Lions softball slams MCHS 9-2


Hailie Moody gets ready to slam the softball in action against Marion County High School Monday, March 11. Shown is Lady Red Raider catcher Caitlyn Jones.

HALEYVILLE - Molly Gilbert started on the mound for the Haleyville Lady Lions Monday, March 11, against the visiting Marion County Lady Red Raiders, defeating MCHS 9-2. Gilbert went three innings, with two strikeouts,  two hits and one RBI.
Ana Aaron came on in the fourth inning, with three strikeouts, three hits and four RBIs to end her four innings pitched. Carlie Pendley was credited with two hits as well. Mallory Rushing and Hailie Moody had three each QABs.

Scoreboard…

BASEBALL
Addison
Varsity:
3/13 Addison 0, Vinemont 10
3/15 Addison 3, Meek 6
Junior High:
3/15 Addison 6, Meek 3

Haleyville
Varsity:
3/12 Haleyville 6, Cullman 2
3/15 Haleyville 2, Jasper 3
3/15 Haleyville 3, Jasper 4

Lynn
Varsity:
3/12 Lynn 8, Brilliant 1
3/16 Lynn 5, Marion County 7

Ray named to 60th North-South All-Star football game

MONTGOMERY – North-South all-star squads for the upcoming 60th AHSAA North-South All-Star Football Game have been selected. The two 37-memeber teams comprised of 2019 graduating seniors were announced by Jamie Lee Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association .
The North-South game will be played Thursday, July 18, at Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m. The annual game will be live-streamed by the NFHS Network and broadcast by the AHSAA Radio Network.

Double Springs 10U takes Northwest Alabama basketball youth championship


Pictured on the front row, left ro right are: Lily Grace Elliott and Easley Gray. Back row: Maci Blevins, Allie Tidwell, Tennyson Gilbreath, Coach Adam Veal, Emma Kate Veal and Lynleigh Cobb. The team finished with a 11-0 record.

DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Double Springs youth basketball league’s 10U captured the 10U Northwest Alabama Youth Basketball championship in February, hosted in Double Springs. The  team had to play the second Double Springs team in the championship round. The team finished with an 11-0 record. The 8U team was runner-up in their division, finishing with an undefeated regular season record. Adam Veal served as head coach for the teams.

Double Springs 8U 2019 Northwest Alabama basketball runners-up


The Double Springs 8U basketball team earned the runner-up spot in the Northwest Alabama basketball championship. Pictured left to right, front row: Tiffany Thomas, Kaitlyn Thorn, Caris Twilley, Ellie Veal and Maggie Roberts. Back row: Baila Morgan, Briley Wakefield and head coach Adam Veal. The team had an undefeated regular season.

Meek wins 8-6 over Lady Bulldogs


Kailyn Rivers slides into home. Lady Bulldog catcher Sam Brannon goes for the tag.

ARLEY - The Meek Lady Tigers and Addison Lady Bulldogs not only battled each other Wednesday, March 13, at MHS, but a very brisk, blustery wind. The Lady Tigers won by a score of 8-6. Pitcher Autumn Peek got the win, with Anna Grace Luker taking the loss.
Addison got on the scoreboard first, starting off with a single by Destiny Walker. A sacrifice bunt by  Macey Butler moved Walker to second, where Anna Grace Luker’s triple to right scored Walker to give AHS a 1-0 in the top of the first.

Lions hold off late run by Phil Campbell to win 5-3


Haleyville High School catcher Ty Black is set and ready for pitcher Brantson Lambert to throw. Batter is Austen Baker for Phil Campbell in action on Thursday, March 7, at HHS.

HALEYVILLE - Haleyville High School junior pitcher Brant-son Lambert held the Phil Campbell Bobcats scoreless in the first five innings of the baseball game Thursday, March 7, at HHS.
The Bobcats only runs came in the sixth inning, scoring three to make the score 5-3, under reliever Ben Lowman.
Scott McAlpine came in the top of the seventh to close for the Lions, with the 5-3 victory giving HHS a 5-2 season record to date.
Lambert had six strikeouts, with 14 first pitch strikes.
Austen Baker pitched six innings for the Bobcats.

Lady Bears come back to win 11-10 over She Bears


Lexie Dishner scored a home run in the fifth inning to give the Phillips She Bears a 9-5 lead over the Lynn Lady Bears. Lexie’s teammates congratulate her at homeplate.

LYNN - The Phillips She Bears had a 9-5 lead in the fifth inning after Lexie Dishner hit a homerun over the left field fence Monday, March 4. But the Lynn Lady Bears kept chipping away at the score to win 11-10 on an RBI by Morgan Foster to score Hannah Alsup in the bottom of the seventh. The Lady Bears scored 5 runs in the first inning, 1 in the fifth, 4 in the sixth and the winning run in the seventh. Pitcher Morgan Foster took the win. The She Bears scored 1 run in the first, 1 in the third, 5 in the fourth, 2 in the fifth and 1 in the seventh.

Lynn bats hot with 15-5 win over WCHS


Lance Harris kicks up a little dirt with a slide into home for the Bears. Ben Mitchell is the catcher for WCHS. Shown to far right is LHS Head Coach Kris Fischer.

LYNN - The Lynn Bears heated up things in the cool afternoon Tuesday, March 5, defeating the Winston County Yellow Jackets 15-5, at home. The game went five innings. Brandon Hill took the win on the mound for LHS. He had six strikeouts. Chance Majors pitched in relief.
Ethan Moore started the game for WCHS on the mound.
The Bears big innings came in the second with 7 runs and the fourth with 5.

 

Hall signs letter of intent with Culver-Stockton


Levi Hall, a senior at Phillips High School in Bear Creek, recently signed his letter of intent to play football for the Culver-Stockton Wildcats, in Canton, Missouri. He will join his team for preseason activities in August. He is pictured with Head Coach Tom Sallay and Offensive Coordinator Ron Wooten. Levi is the son of Bryan and LaWanda Hall, of Bear Creek, and the grandson of Lina and the late Bures Hall, of Bear Creek and Diania and the late Connie Allred Jr., of Brilliant.

Haleyville Youth Football selling Boston butts to help football players, cheerleaders

HALEYVILLE - You can enjoy some delicious smoked Boston butts and help the Haleyville Youth Football organization at the same time.
The Boston butts are $30 and will be available for pickup on Saturday, April 20, just in time for Easter lunch. Pick up will be at New Hope Baptist Church on Highway 129. The deadline to order will be March 30.
Contact your favorite football player or cheerleader for tickets. You may also call Summer Brazell at 205-485-3297.
Proceeds will go to help with uniforms for the players and cheerleaders.

Local high school basketball players named to All-State teams

The Northwest Alabamian’s sports coverage area had players selected to the 2019 Alabama Sports Writers Association All-State high school basketball teams.
 CLASS 2A GIRLS
First-team All-State Camryn Crider, Cold Springs, Sr., G, 5-3
Ayanna Foster, Sacred Heart, Sr., F, 6-1
Elizabeth Hill, Cold Springs, Jr., F, 5-11
Mary Beth Long, G.W. Long, Jr., C, 6-1
Karoline Striplin, Geneva Co., So., C, 6-3
Second-team
All-State

Kirby DeBoard, Sand Rock, Sr., G, 5-8

Scoreboard…

Baseball
Addison
03/05  Addison 11 - Lindsey Lane
Christian Academy 4
03/07 Addison 6 -
Lynn 0
03/08 Addison 6 -
Lindsey Lane
Christian Academy 9
Haleyville
03/05 Haleyville 8
Muscle Shoals 5
03/07 Haleyville 5
Phil Campbell 3
Lynn
03/05 Lynn 15 -
Winston County 5
03/07 Lynn 0 -
Addison 6
Meek
03/07 Meek 7
Cold Springs 9
Phillips
03/04 Phillips 13 -

Haleyville City Schools cheerleading squads selected

HALEYVILLE - Haleyville High School varsity cheerleaders selected for 2019-20 are: Emma Allen,  Alexis Bailey, Anna Kate Bice, Hannah Bishop, Evelyn Kate Carroll, Emma Elkins, Bridgette Kelley, Sally Lakeman, Marissa Langford, Ashton McCullar, Emily Miller, Mary Caroline Newell, Emma Parson, Michaela Ramos, Meredith Robertson, Lilly Rae Rushing, Mallory Rushing, Macy Seymour, Kirsten Stevens, Lily Tinch and  Ally Williams.

SHE BEARS STATE CHAMPS: She Bears defeat Skyline 71-63 in finals


The Phillips High School She Bears are the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s 1A state champions. The She Bears defeated Skyline by a score of 71-63 on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center’s Legacy Arena. Pictured above on the front row, from left are Jill Gillum-team manager, Caitlin Martin, Lexie Dishner-MVP, Gracie Hallman-All Tournament, Mary Ashton Hyde. Back row: assistant coaches, Deb Cook and Julie Hallman, Amber Edwards-team manager, Baily Bishop, Ally McCollum, Amber Markham, Allie Veal, head coach Scott Veal, assistant coaches Brandon Clement and Jacob Feltman.

BIRMINGHAM – It was an 11-point run in the last couple minutes of the game that gave the Phillips High School She Bears (26-10) the  Alabama High School Athletic Association’s 1A state basketball championship Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Birmingham Jef-ferson Civic Center’s Legacy Arena.
The She Bears, led by head coach Scott Veal, defeated the Skyline Vikings (29-6) by a score of 71-63. The state crown was the third in school history for the She Bears, but the first since 1986.

All-Tournament members


The Phillips She Bears had three mem-bers named to the state All-Tourn-ament team. Second from left, Ally McCollum, fourth from left Gracie Hallman and Lexie Dishner - Most Valuable Player. The other two players are Skyline members Caitlin Ledwell and Bailee Usrey. Not shown is Morgan White, of Westminister-Oak Mountain.

Lions baseball drops loss to Jasper


Junior Caleb Williams on the mound for the Haleyville High School Lions in action Tuesday, Feb. 26, at home against Jasper. Williams came in to the game in relief for John Whiteside.

HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville High School varsity baseball team hosted Jasper Thursday, Feb. 26. The Lions lost 11-6.
John Whiteside started out on the mound, going three innings. Caleb Williams came in at relief, working an inning. Senior pitcher Scott McAlpine closed out the sixth and seventh.

 

Scoreboard…

Baseball
Addison
02/26  Addison 1 - Lynn 5
Haleyville
02/21 Haleyville 6 - Hamilton 1
02/26 Haleyville 6 - Jasper 11
02/28 Haleyville 9 - Muscle Shoals 8
03/02 Haleyville 8 - Deshler 4
             Haleyville 6 - Buckhorn 7
Lynn
02/25 Lynn 10 - Hubbertville 0
02/26 Lynn 5 - Addison 1
03/02 Lynn 12 - Hackleburg 0
Meek
02/25 Meek 0 - Vinemont 10
02/26 Meek 7 - Carbon Hill 13
03/02 Meek 1 - Winston County 11

Blanton signs volleyball scholarship with Blue Mountain College


Winston County High School senior Saige Blanton signed a volleyball scholarship with Blue Mountain College in Mississippi. Pictured with Blanton from left are WCHS head volleyball coach Tiffany Cole, Saige’s brother, Seth, her parents Shawn and Shelly, her brother Sy and WCHS Principal Jeff Cole. The BMC volleyball coach Reid Gann could not be in attendance.

DOUBLE SPRINGS - Saige Blanton is a prime example of how hard work and dedication brings you success in achieving your goals.
The Winston County High School senior signed a volleyball scholarship with Blue Mountain College Wednesday, Feb. 27. BMC is a private institution located in northeast Mississippi, not far from Tupelo.
The signing ceremony was held in the library of the high school, in Double Springs with family, administrators, teammates, coaches and friends in attendance.

SHE BEARS IN FINAL FOUR


The Phillips High School She Bears captured the Northwest Regional title Monday, Feb. 18, in Hanceville. Pictured above on the front row, from left are: Mary Ashton Hyde, Gracie Hallman-All Tournament, Lexie Dishner-All Tournament, Caitlin Martin. Back row: Jill Gillum, team manager, Deb Cook and Julie Hallman, assistants, Autumn Edwards, team manager, Amber Markham, Baily Bishop, Ally McCollum-All Tournament & MVP, Allie Veal, Head Coach Scott Veal, assistants Jacob Feltman and Brandon Clement.

PHS wins 81-41 over Falkville to win region title


Amber Markham does a good job handling the ball through defenders for the She Bears.

HANCEVILLE - Gracie Hallman lead the charge for the Phillips She Bears Monday, Feb. 18, in the Northwest Regional basketball finals in Hanceville with 25 points. Ally McCollum was not far behind with 24 points. The She Bears defeated Falkville 81-41 to capture the title and move to the Final Four at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center. The She Bears defeated Westminster-Oak Mountain on Monday, Feb. 18, in the semi-final game 66-48. They will play Skyline Thursday, at 4 p.m., at the BJCC.

Lady Lions show well in Officials Softball Tournament


Shown is Mallory Rushing making an aerobatic catch at second base.

The Haleyville High School Lady Lions participated in a pre-season Officials Softball Tournament Saturday, Feb. 16, at Lamar County High School, in Vernon. The Lady Lions did extremely well, coming out on top in their games. Other teams participating were Marion County, Lamar County and Berry. JV teams also played. The Lady Lions are coached by Whitney Webb and assistants Emily Kennedy and Kara West.

PHS She Bears win 66-48 over the Westminster Lady Knights Monday in semi-final action


The Phillips High School She Bears celebrate winning the state semi-final basketball game Monday at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center Monday, defeating Westminster-Oak Mountain 66-48. The She Bears will play Skyline Thursday at 4 p.m. at the BJCC. Shown from left: Baily Bishop, Ally McCollum, Amber Markham and Allie Veal.

BIRMINGHAM - The Phillips She Bears played their game Monday, Feb. 25,  against Westminster-Oak Mountain to win the state semi-final basketball game at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center. The She Bears won 66-48 over the Lady Knights and will play Skyline in the championship game Thursday, Feb. 28 at 4 p.m., at the BJCC.

Wilkins scores 1000th point


ADDISON - Logan Wilkins, a 6’4” sophomore on Addison High School basketball team , has accomplished a milestone. Wilkins hit his 1000th points against Falkville. He had 18 points and 14 rebounds on the night. He is the son of Tony and Pam Wilkins.

Winston County JV wins tournament


The Win-ston County Junior Varsity bas-ketball team won the county tour-ney recently, defeating Meek 49 to 29. Pictured from left on the front row are: Nick Moody, Ryker Morgan, Cam Steele, Sy Blanton and Christian Densmore. Back row: Eli Moore, Eli Kennedy, Brody Densmore, Dylan Young, Hayden Jackson, Coaches are Bobby Shane Daniel and Eli Edgil.

M.Y. HERO 5K/1 mile fun run/walk to benefit scholarships

DOUBLE SPRINGS - It takes everyone doing their part to make a community a success. A group of individuals is making an effort to help their school and community.
The 8th annual M.Y.HERO 5K/1 mile fun run/walk has been set for Saturday, April 6, in Double Springs.
Proceeds from this event will provide scholarships for Winston County High School seniors.

March Madness Golf Tournament slated March 30

The Wallace State Relay For Life team will hold a March Madness Golf Tournament on Saturday, March 30, at Cross Creek Golf Course.
Check in will begin at 11 a.m., with a noon shotgun start. The two-player scramble is flighted and includes a couple’s division.
Entry is $120 per team, and includes green fees and cart with GPS and club cover, team range balls, tournament gift, one attempt for longest drive, one attempt for closest pin, one attempt for closest second shot, dinner, prizes/photo.

T-ball registration ends Friday, March 1

HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Park & Recreation Department is continuing T-Ball registration until March 1.   T Ball is for boys and girls ages 5 and 6 years old.  Your child must be five on or before June 30, 2020.  The cost of registration is $35 per child.  A family discount will apply.  Registration hours will be  Monday Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at the Haleyville Neighborhood Facilities Building.  For more information call (205)486-3532.

PHS takes win in first round of regionals over DHCA


Gracie Hallman goes for the goal.

HANCEVILLE - The 1A Phillips She Bears are a run-and-gun style of team, scoring more than 160 points in the two area games recently. The She Bears brought a much slower pace to the court at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville Thursday, Feb. 14. for the semi-finals of northwest regional action. The She Bears (23-10) defeated  Decatur Heritage Christian Academy (20-9)  54-36. They played Falkville Monday, Feb. 18, in the regional finals, winning 81-41. The She Bears will play Westminster at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center at 9 a.m., Monday, Feb. 25.

Lady Lions season ends with loss to Danville


Mae Boyles makes a move at the top of the key for the Lady Lions.

HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Lady Lions fought to the end, but lost 69-63 to the Danville Hawks Monday, Feb. 11, in northwest subregion play.  This ended the Lady Lions season with a 14-16 record. The Lady Lions finished with a 10-2 record since Christmas. As area champions, the game was hosted by Haleyville.
Lady Lions head coach Senn Williams commented about the season, “I was really proud of the girls the second half of the season. Our schedule was really tough up front, but the girls always worked hard in practice.

She Bears advance to region play with routing over Eagles


Amber Markham makes her way down court for the She Bears. She scored 19 points on the night.

BEAR CREEK  - The Phillips She Bears advanced to region play with an 81-34 routing over the Covenant Christian Eagles Monday, Feb. 11. The subregion game was hosted by PHS as 1A Area 12 champions. The She Bears had a 28-3 lead by the end of the first quarter and never looked back.
Gracie Hallman lead the charge by the She Bears with 33 points, followed by Amber Markham with 19; Baily Bishop 10; Lexie Dishner 7; Ally McCollum 5, Caitlin Martin 5 and Allie Veal 2.

Haleyville Lions lose by two in subregion play


Ben Lowman nearly gets his head pulled off by Gerald Moore, a St. John Paul II Catholic School Falcon, as he goes up for a layup.

HALEYVILLE - It went down to the wire, but the Haleyville Lions fell short 53-51 Tuesday, Feb. 12, against the St. John Paul II Catholic Falcons, of Huntsville, in northwest subregion action.
As 4A Area 11 champs, Haleyville hosted the game that proved to be  hard fought and tight throughout. A last second three-point shot by Haleyville hit the rim, but did not fall through to give the Falcons the victory.

Haleyville Lions 2019 baseball schedule

02/19/2019 4:30 p.m.
Jasper High School
Haleyville Baseball Field
02/21/2019 4:30 p.m.
at Hamilton High School
Baseball Field
02/23/2019 1 p.m.
West Point High School
West Point Baseball Field
02/28/2019 4:30 p.m.
Muscle Shoals High School
Haleyville Baseball Field
03/02/2019 10:30  a.m. at
Deshler Round Robin
Heine Manush Baseball Field
03/02/2019 TBA
Deshler vs Haleyville &

Pickens County downs Meek to advance to regional semifinal


Caleb Aaron directs traffic during pos-session for the Meek Tigers.

HANCEVILLE - Pickens County was able to withstand a scoring barrage by Meek due Payton Key and Caleb Aaron last Tuesday night to win 85-60 and advance to the northwest regional semifinals in Hanceville. Key finished the game with 35 points, while Aaron added 18, as the two career 1,000-point accounted for 53 of Meek’s 60 points. The Tornadoes would use a stingy full-court press, however, to pull away and win comfortably.

She Bears advance to regional finals 54-36 over Decatur Heritage


Ally McCollum fights to get a shot off at regionals Thursday, Feb. 14, against the Decatur Heritage Christian Academy Eagles.

The Phillips High School She Bears defeated Decatur Heritage 54-36 Thursday, Feb. 14, at Wallace State Community College, in Hanceville. The win advances them to play in the finals Monday, Feb. 18, at 3 p.m. against Falkville. Good luck!

Fishing tournament set

The Winston County High School Anglers is sponsoring its first-ever fishing tournament Saturday, March 16, starting at safe light until 2 p.m. at Lewis Smith Lake dam. Entry fee is $75, with $25 going to support the fishing team. There is a $10 fee for the Big Fish, with 100 percent payout. There will be a top three payout. For more information, call Lewis at 205-388-0480 or Jason at 205-272-2252.

Phillips She Bears only team left in Northwest Alabamian's coverage area.

The Phillips She Bears will play Decatur Heritage Thursday, Feb. 14, at 3 p.m. at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville in the northwest region. The She Bears are the only team still in play in the Northwest Alabamian's coverage area. The Addison Lady Bulldogs, Meek Tigers, Haleyville Lady Lions and Haleyville Lions were all defeated in subregional play. Good luck to the PHS She Bears.

Phillips girls are 1A Area 12 champions


The Phillips High School She Bears defeated Belgreen Friday, Feb. 8, at PHS in Bears Creek, by a score of 83-38 to win the 1A Area 12 championship. Pictured from left are Jacob Feltman, Deb Cook, Julie Hallman, Gracie Hallman, Mary Ashton Hyde, Lexie Dishner, Ally McCollum, Baily Bishop, Allie Veal, Amber Markham and Caitlin Martin. Back row: Brandon Clement and head coach Scott Veal.

Haleyville varsity girls are 4A Area 11 champions


The Haleyville High School Lady Lions defeated Curry Thursday, Feb. 7, to win the 4A Area 11 championship at Curry High School. Team members are: Mae Boyles, Kaytee Boyles, McKenzee Reid, Madison Caine, Emma Nethery, Tesley Callahan, Ana Aaron. Back row: assistant coaches Andy Lambert and Kristi Ward, team members Ashton McCullar, Catie Aldridge, Reagan Kutis, Molly Gilbert, Kaitlyn Mobley, Marina Ortega, Alli Temple and head coach Senn Williams.

Haleyville varsity boys are 4A Area 11 champions


The Haleyville High School Lions defeated Curry Thursday, Feb. 7, to win the 4A Area 11 championship at Curry High School. Team members are: Braxtan Tollison, Mason Lambert, Gavin West, Jon Tyler Gilbert, Ben Lowman, Rusty Frost, Clay Blanton, Austin Barry, Grayson Long, assistant coach Tyler Malone, head coach Dylan Burleson. Back row: assistant coaches Jeff Whitten, Tyler Hallman and Ben Mullins.

Lady Bulldogs win in area action against WCHS


Ella Moore goes for the ball under the goal.

RED BAY - The Addison Lady Bulldogs claimed a 53-38 victory over county rival Winston County Monday, Feb. 4, in the first round of area play at Red Bay High School.
AHS faced Red Bay for the championship title on Friday, Jan 7.
The Lady Bulldogs lead the entire game, with scoring by quarters as follows: 14-7, 26-11, 44-25 and 53-38.

HHS captures first round victories


To the left, Jon Tyler Gilbert does his work under the goal with two points for the Lions. Gilbert supplied 12 points for HHS Tuesday night./span>

CURRY - Two points were enough to give the Haleyville Lions the win Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the first round of area play at Curry High School. The Lions defeated the Fayette Tigers by a score of 54-52. This put the Lions in the championship round Thursday, Feb. 7, against Curry, with Haleyville winning in overtime 49-42.

PHS She Bears captures commanding win over Brilliant


Ally McCollum lead the She Bears in scoring with 29 points. She is pictured here putting up a jump shot.

BEAR CREEK  - The Phillips High She Bears, ranked fourth in 1A in the Alabama Sports Writers Association easily defeated the Brilliant Lady Tigers 72-34 Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Bear Creek in the first round of area basketball play. The She Bears faced Belgreen in the championship round on Friday, Feb. 8, winning by a score of 83-38. The Lady Bears defeated Covenant Christian Monday, Feb. 11 in subregion action at PHS by a score of 81-34. The She Bears will play Thursday against Decatur Heritage at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville.