High school basketball teaser

At White Plains, the homestanding Wildcats won a defensive battle over Cherokee County 52-46.

The Warriors led at the half 23-22, but the team were tied 37-37 at halftime.

The Wildcats used a 15-9 fourth quarter to pull out the win. Gavin Burrage led the Wildcats with a double-double (12 points, 13 rebounds).

White Plains (6-1) will play at home against Piedmont on Monday.

White Plains’ top performers:

—Brody Baker, 10 points

—Quin Wilson, nine points

Cherokee County’s top performer:

—Ian Edwards, 12 points

Anniston 72, Sylacauga 67: The Bulldogs improved to 7-2 ahead of their Monday trip to Jacksonville.

Anniston’s top performers:

—Antonio Kite, 29 points

—Kwame Milton, 17 points

—Theron Montgomery, 15 points

Jacksonville 49, Hokes Bluff 34: Donavon McCain scored a team-high 21 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to lead the Golden Eagles to victory.

Jacksonville’s other top performers:

—Jay Davis, nine points, five assists, four steals

—Yessman Green, seven points, seven rebounds

Weaver 73, Saks 65: Weaver had four score in double figures in its win over Saks.

The Bearcats (6-2, 2-0 Class 3A, Area 11) travel to Wellborn on Monday.

Weaver’s top performers:

—Robert Gaines, 21 points, seven rebounds, one block

—Amardric Elston, 17 points, nine rebounds, two blocks

—Shamar Spinks, 16 points, 11 assists

—DeAndre McCain, 12 points

Saks’ top performers:

—Zaejuan Johnson, 16 points

—Jordan Cosper, 15 points

—Tyler Smith, 13 points

—Zay Elston, 13 points

Piedmont 79, Pleasant Valley 20: All nine players listed on the scorebook sank at least one basket in the Bulldogs’ victory.

Piedmont led 42-10 at halftime.

Piedmont’s top performers:

—Silas Thompson, 13 points

—Delo Foster, 12 points

—Alex Odam, 12 points

—Carl Myers, 11 points

Pleasant Valley’s top performer:

—Brody Phillips, seven points

Oxford 74, Talladega 58: Zondrick Garrett scored 21 points to lead the Yellow Jackets to their fifth straight win.

Oxford travels to Gadsden City on Monday.

Oxford’s other top performers:

—Rock Taylor, 14 points, 13 rebounds

—Mont McClendon, 12 points

—Eugene Leonard, 11 points

Talladega’s top performers:

—Kobe Simmons, 12 points

—JaQon Chatman, 10 points

Girls

Pleasant Valley 62, Piedmont 52: Emma Hood had 19 points to lead Pleasant Valley over rival Piedmont. While sinking 7 of 10 foul shots, he was one of three Raiders to hit double figures.

Pleasant Valley’s other top performers:

—Lindsey Pritchett, 10 points

—Chandler Dorsett, 16 points

Piedmont’s top performers:

—Sydney Prater, 21 points

—Kayley Kirk, 13 points

—LeLe Ridley, 12 points

Anniston 73, Sylacauga 7: Anniston had four players who scored in double figures. The Bulldogs (6-1) play at Jacksonville on Monday.

Anniston’s top performers:

—Kiana Montgomery, 14 points, six rebounds

—Arriana Colley, 10 points, two steals

—Anna Garrett, 10 points

—Allasha Dudley, 10 points, five steals, six assists

Jacksonville 37, Hokes Bluff 36: Only three from Jacksonville managed to score a point, but it was enough for the Golden Eagles to secure a one-point win.

Jacksonville’s top performers:

—Brenna Stone, 16 points, 10 rebounds

—Patience Carr, 14 points

—Kayla Broom, seven points, eight rebounds

Oxford 61, Talladega 48: Justyce Smith scored 11 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to record a double-double in the Yellow Jackets’ win.

Oxford’s other top performer:

—Ashleigh Johnson, 12 points, seven rebounds

Talladega’s top performer:

—Tiona Roberson, 21 points

Cherokee County 63, White Plains 26: At White Plains, the Warriors led 31-17 at the half and never looked back. They used a 17-5 third quarter to stretch their lead.

The Warriors hit 10 from 3-point range and were led by Jordyn Starr’s 20 points and Laney Johnson’s 15.

White Plains (6-5) was led by Angel Bozarth’s  10 points. The Wildcats will play at home Monday against Piedmont.

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