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Teams play in tight hoops matches
Starr’s Mill hosted the annual Girls Night Out basketball showcase last Friday and Saturday and fans witnessed some top-notch basketball.
McIntosh’s Lady Chiefs (16-2) had their 13 game winning streak snapped by Huntsville, Ala. Friday night at Starr’s Mill’s Girls Night Out event. Hunstsville beat McIntosh 60-49. Gabby Seiler led McIntosh with 21 points and six steals, while Cassidy Williams added 10 points. McIntosh’s girls and boys (13-5) played at Northgate last night and will play at East Coweta on Saturday.
Starr’s Mill’s girls (12-6) lost to Northside, Columbus 62-60 in overtime of their first game in the Girls Night Out showcase and lost the next morning to Archer 46-42. Katie Wilson had 14 points in the loss to Northside and Alli Jones added 10. The girls and the boys (12-8) will play at Whitewater Friday.
Whitewater’s boys (10-9) beat Creekside 75-71 on Friday. The girls (10-8) won 45-34 against the Lady Seminoles (See Chalk story for stats). Whitewater will host Starr’s Mill Friday and will play at Landmark Christian on Saturday (games at 4;30 and 6 p.m.).
Fayette County’s boys (8-6) lost two games over the weekend - a region match to Shaw, 74-65, and a non-region contest with Lovejoy, 61-50. CJ Johnson led the Tigers against Shaw with 18 points, while Corey Williams and Kelvin King each had 10. Fayette County’s boys and girls basketball teams hosted Alexander last night and will host Sandy Creek on Friday before playing at Carrollton on Saturday. All three games are region contests.
Sandy Creek’s girls (13-3) lost to Carrollton 46-39 on Friday but bounced back to beat Wenonah, Ala. 51-44 on Saturday. The Sandy Creek boys (5-10) lost to Carrollton 65-55. Dale Earhart led the Patriots in scoring with 15 points, while Brandon Lindsey had 12, and Justin Sumpter had 10.
Landmark Christian took on Strong Rock Christian on Friday and Our Lady of Mercy on Saturday. The boys and girls swept Strong Rock on Friday. The girls won 33-32 and the boys won 101-56. On Saturday, the Lady War Eagles (7-11) lost to Mercy 37-30, while the boys (13-4) won 77-48.
Landmark will host W.D. Mohammed on Friday. Mercy’s girls (8-10) and boys (2-16) will host Paideia on Saturday.