Leading the way

Pell City’s Mary Denman Luker scored 25 points in the win over St. Clair County on Friday.

ODENVILLE – The Pell City Lady Panthers defeated the St. Clair County Lady Saints 51-33 on Friday.

Pell City led 12-5 after the first quarter and increased the margin to 26-14 by halftime.

The Lady Panthers’ Mary Denman Luker scored 17 of her game-high 25 points in the first half.

By the end of the third quarter, Pell City had doubled up the Lady Saints, 40-20.

Tori Winslett finished with 10 points for the Lady Panthers. Angela Bedford and Reagan Tarver both chipped in four, and Mya McDanal, Kristin Kurzejeski, Lyricika McCoy and Heaven O’Neal all contributed two.

Nia Green led the Lady Saints with 14 points. Jaycee Douglas-Haynes chipped in five, while Kensley Harrell and Ambria Smith scored four apiece. Chloe Henderson added three, while Aniyah Brooks scored two. Sarah Weldon finished with one.

Reach Gary Hanner at ghanner@thestclairtimes.com.