While the team gained an advantage in the second quarter, MSD held the Lady Silent Warriors to just six points in the third quarter to take the lead, which they never relinquished.
ASD held an 8-7 first quarter lead and built upon it in the second quarter, as they went to halftime with a 20-13 lead. Tuesdae Dunklin finished the first half with 13 points, four steals and three assists to lead the Lady Silent Warriors.
In the third quarter, MSD turned a seven-point deficit into a three-point lead after going on a 10-0 run. Just before the end of the quarter, Kelly Ciganek scored two points on a putback to close the gap to 27-26.
MSD started the fourth quarter on an 8-2 run to push their lead to 35-28. ASD was able to close the gap on a Kristen Latham rebound and putback, putting the score at 39-36. She had a chance to make it a three-point play with a free throw but missed the free throw. Ashley Laster scored a two point off-the-glass basket, but MSD had built too big of a lead for ASD to overcome.
Tuesdae Dunklin led all scorers with 21 points.
The Lady Silent Warriors won their second game of the day against Georgia School for the Deaf, 38-22.
Kristen Latham led the team in scoring with seven points, while Ashley Laster, Brittney Fisher and Cathleen Deumony each scored six points. Te’Chana Dunklin chipped in five points. Marissa Wesley led the team in rebounding with six rebounds.
The combined win and loss moved the team to an overall record of 5-4. They play again Tuesday at TC Central with tipoff scheduled for 5 p.m.
FAYETTEVILLE 46, SHADES MOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN 17
The Fayetteville Lady Wolves outscored Shades Mountain Christian 24-5 in the second half to help them secure a win Saturday.
Brittany Snyder led the team in scoring with 18 points, including 11 in the third quarter. Kayla Williams scored in double digits, finishing the game with 11 points.
Hailey Haynes had seven points, Emily Swancott scored four points, and Ledra Leonard and Heather Blackmon both score three points. Dailey Watson chipped in two points.
The win moves the Lady Wolves to an overall record of 7-1 and they’re 2-1 in area play.
ASD 63, ATLANTA AREA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF 32
ASD had four players score in double digits in their win Friday night as part of the Hackney Classic. Eddie Thomas led the team with a double-double, scoring 18 points and grabbing 14 rebounds. Cody Maddox scored 13 points, Rydrea Walker had 12 points, and Uriah Stallworth scored 11 points. Anthony Scott led the team with three assists, while also contributing nine rebounds.
MUNFORD 54, WINTERBORO 46
Munford scored a home win against Winterboro Saturday with Tavon Lawson leading the way with 14 points. Logan Cooper had 13 points and Monteo Garrett finished the game with 11 points.
Friday, the team lost to Anniston, 60-47. Garrett led the team in scoring with 11 points, while CJ Chapman had 10 points.
The loss to Anniston left the team 0-1 in area play, while the win against Winterboro moved the team’s overall mark to 1-3. They host Gaston on Monday.