Prep Basketball: Oakman rallies past Lamar County for area win

Carbon Hill, Curry earns sweeps

By JOHNATHAN BENTLEY, Eagle Sports Editor
Posted 12/12/18

OAKMAN — Skylar Hice and DJ Roberts fueled a second-half rally as Oakman made up a six-point halftime deficit in Tuesday night’s 64-61 area victory over the Lamar County Bulldogs.

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Prep Basketball: Oakman rallies past Lamar County for area win

Carbon Hill, Curry earns sweeps


OAKMAN — Skylar Hice and DJ Roberts fueled a second-half rally as Oakman made up a six-point halftime deficit in Tuesday night’s 64-61 area victory over the Lamar County Bulldogs.

Oakman outscored Lamar County 37-28 in the second half. Hice made four 3-pointers and scored 15 points over the final two quarters while Roberts added eight of his 10 points in the second half.

Oakman trailed 33-27 at the half, but Hice connected on three 3-pointers in the third quarter and Roberts added one of his own as the Wildcats notched the score at 45-45 going into the final quarter.

Christian Hubbard and Hice each had six points in the fourth quarter while Roberts added five points.

With the win, Oakman moved to 1-0 in Class 3A, Area 10 play heading into another area matchup at Carbon Hill on Friday.

The Wildcats caught fire to start Tuesday’s game, jumping out to a 16-4 lead behind eight points from Hice.

Lamar County followed with a 15-0 run that ended with the Bulldogs up 19-16 at the 5:50 mark of the second quarter.

Oakman (6-1) regained the lead at 27-23 at the 2:51 mark, but Lamar County closed the half with a 10-0 run for its 33-27 lead.

Hice finished with 23 points for Oakman, AJ Odom and Hubbard each had 13 and Roberts put in 10 points.

For Lamar County, Cordell Mastin had 12 of his 15 points in the first half, Dalton Avent added 13 points and CJ Wise had 11 points. The Bulldogs fell to 2-4 overall and 1-2 in area play.


Varsity Girls

Oakman 54, Lamar County 36

Iyana Canada scored 27 points to lead Oakman to a 54-36 victory over Lamar County.

Canada had nine points in the opening quarter as the Wildcats built a 13-6 lead going into the second quarter.

Oakman led 27-18 at the half and 39-27 after three quarters.

Chante Williams added 11 points for Oakman (6-1, 1-0), Alaisha Hubbard added five points, Carly Woods and Shalayiah Waid each had four points, while Samantha Kelly added three. The Wildcats play at Carbon Hill on Friday.


Varsity Boys

Carbon Hill 44, Cordova 29

Carbon Hill held Cordova to a single basket in the first quarter, gaining control en route to a 44-29 home victory over the Blue Devils on Tuesday night.

The Bulldogs, under first-year coach Garrett Kirkland, got points from four different players in the opening quarter for a 9-2 lead.

Carbon Hill (4-4) outscored Cordova in every quarter. The Bulldogs led 21-12 at the half and 33-20 after three quarters.

Isaac Woodard paced the Bulldogs with 14 points, Jon Michael Madison had nine of his 11 points in the second half, Braden Wright put in seven and both Dillon Roberts and Ishmael Jones had five points.

Cordova’s Kam Cooper led all scorers with 15 points.

Both teams play again on Friday. Carbon Hill hosts Oakman in an area game on Friday while Cordova hosts Curry in an area matchup.


Varsity Girls

Carbon Hill 69, Cordova 28

Four Carbon Hill players scored in double figures as the Bulldogs picked up a 69-28 win over county rival Cordova on Tuesday.

Cordova held a 14-13 lead after the first quarter, but was outscored 56-14 the rest of the way.

For Carbon Hill (8-3), Allie Parr had 19 points, Lacey Evans had 12 points, seven rebounds and four assists, Bailey Kelley had 12 points and Grayson Evans put in 10 points and added seven rebonds. Also for the Bulldogs, Alayna Ivie had eight points, Abby Martin had five points, 10 steals and six assists, Ally Martin had five assists and Gracie Wyma added three assists.

For Cordova (0-3), Lillian Werling had 11 points and Jaqulyn Braswell put in eight.


JV Boys

Carbon Hill 47, Cordova 33

Carbon Hill picked up a 47-33 home win over Cordova in the JV boys game, improving to 5-2 on the season.

For the Bulldogs, Haden Pare had 14 points, Josh Kilgore added eight and both Dalton Perry and Tristen Terry added seven.

For Cordova, Miguel Lopez had 20 points.


Varsity Boys

Curry 63, Haleyville 54

Curry built a 13-point halftime lead and made it stand, earning a 63-54 area win over Haleyville on Tuesday night at Curry High School.

Four Yellow Jackets scored in double figures against the Lions. Jakob Hicks had 18 points, eight rebounds and five assists, Blake Darty had 13 points and 14 rebounds, Colt Aaron had 12 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks and Luke Smith added 11 points.

Curry led 14-9 after the opening quarter and 27-14 at the half. Haleyville cut the gap to 41-36 after three quarters.

Curry (6-5, 1-0) hosts Cordova in another area game on Friday.


Varsity Girls

Curry 52, Haleyville 49

Abbey Moon had her sixth double-double of the season and all eight Curry players scored points as the Yellow Jackets defeated Haleyville 52-49 in Tuesday’s girls game.

Moon finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds, Morgan Davidson had 11 points, both Allie Downs and Emma Martin put in eight points, Cam Wright added six, Anna Reese Woodley put in four, Kayla Sargent had two and Laycee Cordell had one point.

Curry led throughout. The Jackets were up 12-8 after the first quarter, 27-18 at the half and 41-30 going into the fourth.


Varsity Boys

Hayden 68, Jasper 57

Jasper dropped its second area game of the season, falling to Hayden 68-57 on the road on Tuesday.

Hayden led 20-16 after the opening quarter. The Vikings scored just 17 points over the next two quarters as the Wildcats built a 51-33 lead.

Jasper put 24 points on the scoreboard in the final quarter, but couldn't make up the deficit.

John David Harrell had 23 points for the Vikings, Kaden Shelton put in 10 and Sheldrick Cherry added seven points.

Jasper (2-7) hosts Corner in an area game on Friday.


Varsity Boys

Meek 56, St. Bernard 41

Meek's trio of Caleb Aaron, Peyton Key and Kevin Chino combined for 51 points to lead the Tigers to a 56-41 home victory over St. Bernard on Tuesday.

Meek led 17-9 after the first quarter. St. Bernard cut the gap to four points at 28-24 at the half. Meek outscored the Saints 28-17 over the final two quarters to get the 15-point win.

Aaron made four 3-pointers and had 20 points, Key made four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points and Chino added 15.

Meek (8-3) also picked up a 70-37 win over Lynn on Monday with Key leading the way with 26 points. Aaron had 18 points and Chino had 15.

The Tigers host Winston County on Friday.


Varsity Girls

Lynn 39, Brilliant 33

Hannah Alsup had 14 points and 18 rebounds to lead Lynn to a 39-33 victory over Brilliant on Tuesday.

The Bears led 17-13 at the half.

Dixie Wills added eight points, five rebounds and three assists and Danielle Knight put in six for Lynn (4-7).


Varsity Boys

Lynn 66, Brilliant 42

Lynn improved to 6-5 on the season with a 66-42 road win over Brilliant on Tuesday.

Noah Jackson had 25 points to lead the Bears while Austin Crysell had 10 points and Lance Harris, Luke Chambers and Griffin Lynn each had six points.

Lynn plays at Falkville on Friday.


Other Scores

Varsity Girls

Winston County 49, Addison 47


Varsity Boys

Mortimer Jordan 45, Corner 35