Prep basketball: Anniston girls knock off Shelby County

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At Columbiana, Anniston defeated host Shelby County 63-54, improving to 1-1 on the season.

Kiana Montgomery scored a game-high 23 points and Anniston got double-doubles from Asia Barclay and Allasha Dudley. Montgomery scored 13 points in the first half as Anniston moved to a 32-23 halftime advantage. Overall, she grabbed six rebounds and blocked three shots. Barclay finished with 18 points, 13 in the second half, and 11 rebounds. She led the Bulldogs in steals with three. Dudley scored 10 points and pulled down 10 boards.

Anniston outscored Shelby County in every quarter but the fourth and led 49-37 after three periods.

Anniston’s next game will be at Hoover on Nov. 19. 

Anniston boys 66, Shelby County 45: A balanced scoring attack that included 11 3-point baskets carried the Anniston boys to a win over Shelby County at Columbiana on Tuesday. The Bulldogs (2-0) outscored the Wildcats 16-5 in the first quarter and won every quarter thereafter.

Antonio Kite led Anniston in scoring with 19 points, including five treys, over three quarters. Malcolm Harvey scored 12 points. Jordan Ferrell tallied 11 points, all in the fourth quarter. Ferrell netted three 3-pointers. Kwame Milton and Tahj Jones each contributed nine points. Jones had two triples and Milton one.

Anniston plays at Hoover on Nov. 19.