Lady Silent Warriors win Mason-Dixon Tournament
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The Lady Silent Warriors earned a hard fought championship game win late Saturday night in the Mason-Dixon tournament in Staunton, Va. against Florida School for the Deaf, 42-39.

Tuesdae Dunklin earned MVP by leading the team with 19 points, six rebounds and two steals.

Brittney Fisher also had a strong performance, finishing with 11 points. Marissa Wesley contributed seven points and four rebounds.

The team improved their overall record to 14-6.

They host Winterboro tonight with tipoff scheduled for 5 p.m.

CHILDERSBURG 57, COMER 24

Childersburg Lady Tigers led the B.B. Comer Lady Tigers the entire game Monday night.

Childersburg scored 18 points in the first quarter to Comer’s 4, 31 at the half to Comer’s 12 and 49 to 18 in the third.

The leading scorer for Childersburg was Caneasha Calhoun with 14, while Tariah Reynolds finished with 10 points. Shaquita Calhoun contributed 8 points.

Childersburg is 12-9 on the season

They will face Holtville Thursday after the boys game at 1:15 in the Childersburg gym.

BEN RUSSELL 63, TALLADEGA 48

A slow start plagued the Lady Tigers, and they never able to overcome an early deficit after scoring just four points in the first quarter.

After Kyla Keith used the backboard for a basket, Talladega was able to cut the lead to 38-31 in the third quarter.

In the fourth, Jada Reynolds hit two free throws to bring Talladega back into the game, 45-37. However, Ben Russell responded with a 11-2 run to give the Lady Wildcats a commanding 56-39 lead roughly midway through the fourth quarter.

Reynolds led the Lady Tigers with 15 points, while Camille Buckhanon finished with 14 points. Alexis McKinney contributed eight points.

Boys

FSDB 52, ASD 41

ASD fell short in the championship game. However, four ASD players were named to the Mason-Dixon All-Tournament team: Holden Hess, Cody Maddox, Anthony Scott and Eddie Thomas.

Thomas and Rydrea Walker each scored 12 points for the team in the championship game. Hess contributed seven points, while Scott led the team with four assists.

With the loss, the team moved to 12-8 overall.

They host Winterboro tonight with tipoff slated for 6:30 p.m.

Childersburg 73, Comer 51

The Childersburg Tigers downed the Comer Tigers 73-51 Monday night.

Childersburg led the entire game. In the first quarter, Childersburg led 20-15, at the half 36-25, and third quarter 53-42.

The leading scorer for Childersburg was Tylan Coleman with 12, Trevor Bates with 10 and Sy Butler with 9 points. Reeves Brashear came off the bench in the second quarter to give Childersburg a ‘big lift’. He scored 5 points and had 5 rebounds.

Childersburg is 8-15 on the year. The Tigers face Holtville Thursday at 1:15 p.m. at home.

MUNFORD 74, LINCOLN 66

Munford secured second place in their area by defeating rival and area opponent Lincoln Monday night.

Monteo Garrett and Logan Cooper each finished the game with 18 points. Tavon Lawson was also in double figures with 13 points.

With the win, the team improved to 10-9 overall.

They play again this afternoon against Cleburne Co. at Heflin with the girls game tipping off at 3 p.m. and the boys game slated to begin at 4:30 p.m.

HOPE ACAD. 50, NEW LIFE 24

New Life got out to an early first quarter lead, 14-11. However, Hope Academy responded to take a 25-21 halftime lead. In the second half, their defense was dominant with the team outscoring New Life 25-3.

Kealon Fomby played outstanding one-on-one defense against New Life’s top scorer to keep the team’s offense in check during the second half.

Jay Jackson finished as the team’s leading scorer with 21 points, while Jamil Hannah had 19 points.

New Life’s Joshua Varner scored 15 points total, although 13 of those came in the first half. He scored the team’s only basket in the second half.

Hope Academy plays their final home game Friday at 6 p.m.