Lions win in OT over Fayette; girls win too

Molly Gilbert takes on three Fayette Lady Tigers in a fight for the rebound Thursday, Dec. 12.

HALEYVILLE - Talk about your proverbial barn burner. The Haleyville High School Lions pulled out a 79-77 win in overtime Thursday, Dec. 12, over area opponent Fayette Tigers.
The Lions had a two point lead with 26 seconds left in the game, but the Tigers tied it up with seven seconds to go at 68-68.
The Lions had the same two point lead in overtime at 79-77, when the Tigers threw in the ball and missed the last second shot.
Braxtan Tollison was hot on the night from three-point land, scoring 29 points, 4 rebounds and 2 steals;

Fayette eliminates Haleyville from area vb tourney

Lily Tinch at the net for the Lady Lions.

CURRY - The Haleyville Lady Lions were eliminated from the area tournament Monday, Oct. 21, in Curry. HHS lost in three straight sets, 25-18, 25-8, 28-26.
Stats for Haleyville include:
Kaitlyn Burleson, 6 digs;
Kaylee Riddle, 6 digs;
Ashton McCullar, 2 aces, 6 kills, 1 block, 13 digs;
Laura Lunsford, 4 aces, 7 digs, 7 assists;
Audrey Sibley, 1 ace, 6 kills, 2 digs, 1 assist;
Anna Allen, 4 aces, 1 kill, 6 digs, 42 assists;
Madison Caine, 4 kills, 3 digs, 2 assists;
Samara Pratt, 1 kill, 4 assists;
Lily Tinch, 3 kills, 1 dig;

Lady Lions take it to fifth set in area loss to Fayette

Kaitlyn Burleson takes the serve in action against Fayette. Also shown are Ashton McCullar (3) and Laura Lunsford (11).

HALEYVILLE - Area play for the Haleyville Lady Lions and the Fayette County Lady Tigers went five sets Tuesday, Oct. 1. Fayette won the first set 25-13, with Haleyville winning the second 25-23, Fayette the third, 25-13 and Haleyville the fourth 25-23 to send it to number five. Haleyville had the initial lead in the fifth set, but the Lady Tigers were victorious 15-12. The match was hosted by the Lady Lions.
Stats for the Lady Lions included:
Audrey Sibley: 3 aces, 9 digs, 13 kills, 3 assists;
Ashton McCullar: 1 ace, 16 digs, 15 kills;

Lady Lions blow out Fayette County 11-5

CURRY - The Haleyville Lady Lions asserted their will over Fayette County on their way to an easy 11-5 victory Monday, April 29, in the 4A Area 11 tournament held at Curry High School. This was the second game for HHS in the tournament.
The Lady Lions got things started in the second inning. An error scored one run for the Lady Lions.
Lady Lions notched four runs in the fourth inning. The offensive onslaught came from triples by Kaylee Riddle and Hailie Moody and a home run by Ana Aaron.

Four RBI day for Whiteside aids in Lions win over Fayette County

John Whiteside gets to first base on a hit for the Lions. Whiteside drove in four RBIs on three hits.

HALEYVILLE - John Whiteside was clutch at the plate with ducks on the pond on Thursday, April 11, driving in four on three hits to lead Haleyville baseball past Fayette County 11-1 on Thursday. Whiteside drove in runs on a single in the second, a single in the third, and a single in the sixth.

Two Haleyville Lions JV pitchers combine to shutout Fayette County

FAYETTE - Haleyville Lions junior varsity baseball team defeated Fayette County 9-0 on Wednesday, April 10, in Fayette. Two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Camden Smith was the winning pitcher for Haleyville. He lasted two innings, allowing two hits and zero runs while striking out one. Garrett threw two innings in relief out of the bullpen.

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.