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.
Stats for the She Bears included: Ally McCollum 29 points; Baily Bishop 12 points; Gracie Hallman 11 points; Caitlin Martin 8 points; Mary Ashton Hyde 7 points; Amber Markham 3 points; Lexie Dishner 2 points..
Scoring for the Brilliant Lady Tigers were: Alexis McCarley with 17 points; Taylor Guyton 5 points; Corrington Barnett 4 points; and Natalie Beasley 2 points.
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