Talladega County Central’s girls high school basketball team defeated B.B. Comer 51-27 on Tuesday.
The win propelled the Lady Fighting Tigers to a 5-0 start to the season.
TC Central held Comer in check offensively by not allowing the Lady Tigers to achieve a double-digit score in any quarter.
After building an 18-8, first-quarter lead, the Lady Fighting Tigers stalled on offense in what head coach Robert Duncan called a “bad second quarter” that allowed Comer to close the gap to 22-16 at halftime.
TC Central pulled away from Comer after the break and held a 32-21 edge going into the final quarter.
Freshman Devona Gover led the Lady Fighting Tigers with 12 points, while Janyia Wallace and Faith Johnson both scored 10.
TC Central will play Vincent on Thursday night at 6.
At Rockford, Talladega overcame a fourth-quarter deficit.
The Tigers trailed 50-43 going into the final eight minutes. Ashton Duncan drained a 3-pointer to put the Tigers up late.
Duncan finished with 21 points. Fred Dickerson scored 10, while Jarvius McKenzie chipped in with nine.
Talladega will play host to Anniston on Thursday night at 7 p.m.
SYLACAUGA GIRLS 70, BEN RUSSELL 47
At Sylacauga, the Lady Aggies used a huge third quarter to pull away Tuesday night.
The Lady Aggies took a 30-23 lead into halftime. Sylacauga outscored the Lady Wildcats 21-5 in the third quarter to build a 51-28 advantage.
Bryanna Browning led the way for Sylacauga with 16 points, five rebounds and four steals. Teammate Briasia Richardson recorded 15 points and six rebounds off the bench.
Tierra Dark filled up the stat sheet for the Lady Aggies. The senior guard scored 13 points, dished out 10 assists and pulled down four rebounds.
Kayla Dark scored 13 points and collected seven rebounds.
Sylacauga will play host to Childersburg on Friday night at 6.