In a rematch of last year’s AISA boys basketball state championship game, it was Lakeside School that took the win on Saturday, avenging Tuscaloosa Academy’s title win, with a 47-41 regular-season win.
The Knights, ranked No. 1 in the Alabama Sports Writers Association plll, were led by Hadrian McNeil with 17 points and Phil McDuff’s 13.
Tuscaloosa Academy led for most of the game before Lakeside’s Henry Reeves made a couple of 3-point shots late in the fourth quarter to take the lead while holding Tuscaloosa Academy to six fourth-quarter points.
Lakeside was led by Davantae Bowick, who scored 16, and Reeves, who scored 12, all on 3-point baskets.
Tuscaloosa Academy (13-3) hosts Bessemer on Tuesday.
South Lamar 71,
Lamar County 57
VERNON – Malachi Oglen scored 18 points and Jarrett Bryant 17 to lead the South Lamar road win.
Co-leading scorers, both with 10 points, for Lamar County were Cade Herron and Taye Buchanan.
South Lamar (6-5) will host Marion County on Monday.
Paul W. Bryant 50,
ADAMSVILLE – Jamel King scored 21 points and Keshon Lockhart eight as the top scorers in the Stampede’s road win. Paul W. Bryant (15-5) plays at Northridge on Tuesday.
Tuscaloosa Academy 56,
Lakeside School 16
Kelsey Curry scored 23 points in the road win for the Knights, ranked No. 1 in the Alabama Sports Writers Association poll. Chloe Johnson scored all 16 of her points in the first half.
Tuscaloosa Academy (15-2) hosts Bessemer Academy on Tuesday.
Greene County 38
EUTAW – Gordo’s Keionni Prude scored 30 points in the AHSAA Class 3A, Area 8 game for both teams. Three other Gordo players scored in double figures, each with 11 points, including Emily Bryant, Alreauna Brewer and Anna Dykes.
High scorer for Greene County was Cierra Harris with 13 points.
Gordo will play at Aliceville on Monday.
American Christian Academy 24
Santanna Marquis scored 15 points and Taylor Stroud eight to lead Northside’s Friday night win at American Christian Academy. Bo Clark was Northside’s rebounding leader with 12.
McCallie Hansford was ACA’s top scorer with eight points.
Northside (6-8) plays at Sipsey Valley on Tuesday.