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Calhoun County, AL – Piedmont, Weaver girls advance in 3A, Area 11 tournament, secure subregional berths. JCA boys, girls win in 1A, Area 12. Donoho rolls past ASD in 1A, Area 8.

Friday scoreboard

BOYS
Faith Christian 64, White Plains 60
Donoho 64, ASD 16
Jacksonville Christian 53, Coosa Christian 49
GIRLS
White Plains 56, Faith Christian 26
Piedmont 82, Saks 28
Weaver 62, Wellborn 47
Jacksonville Christian 43, Gaylesville 42
Oxford 55, Fort Payne 40

 

Piedmont and Weaver will play on, past the Class 3A, Area 11 tournament.

Piedmont on Friday advanced to subregional play and the area final, beating eliminating Saks 82-28 in an area semifinal at Piedmont. Weaver eliminated Wellborn, 62-47.

Piedmont and Weaver will play in the area championship game Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Piedmont.

PIEDMONT 82, SAKS 28: Piedmont’s Ava Pope hit two 3-pointers and scored a game-high 24 points. She scored 19 points in the first half.

The Bulldogs’ other top performers:

Jaycee Glover: 14 points (four 3-pointers).
Carson Young: 10 points (two 3-pointers).
Morgan Studdard: eight points.

Saks’ top performers:

Meorri English: 12 points (two 3-pointers).
Alonna Crews: eight points.

WEAVER 62, WELLBORN 47: Weaver’s dynamic duo of Aaliyah Marks and D.J. Gibbs had a big night. Marks scored a game-high 26 points (one 3-pointer), and Gibbs scored 24 (four 3-pointers).

Weaver’s other top performers:

Brenley Russell: six points (6-for-8 free throws).

Wellborn’s top performers:

Anna Odom: 25 points (9-for-12 free throws).
Destiny Benefield: six points.

Class 1A, Area 12

JACKSONVILLE CHRISTIAN: The boys beat Coosa Christian 53-49 to advance, and the girls beat Gaylesville 43-32 after Katie Beth Hudson hit two free throws with one second left.

JCA’s boys will play top seed Spring Garden on Saturday at 6:30 p.m., and JCA’s girls will play top seed Spring Garden at 5 p.m.

Saturday’s winners advance to the subregional round.

Top performers for JCA’s boys:

Noah Lee: 18 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, four steals.
Jesse Gannaway: 18 points, seven rebounds, seven assists.

Top performers for JCA’s girls:

Hudson: 19 points (one 3-pointer), 13 rebounds.
Addy Lee: 14 points, 11 rebounds, five assists, eight steals.

Class 1A, Area 8

DONOHO 64, ASD 16: Jayden Cameron led the way with 14 points, and Donoho advanced to play top seed Winterboro on Monday at 7:30 p.m. Monday’s winners advance to subregional play.

Donoho’s other top performers:

Ethan Bailey: 11 points (one 3-pointer).
Richard Goad: nine points (one 3-pointer).
Bruce Downey: eight points.
James Benkwith: eight points (one 3-pointer).

 

 

Piedmont and Wellborn boys face off in the Class 3A, Area 11 tournament semifinals at Piedmont. Winner clinches a subregional berth.

Photos by Joe Medley

Piedmont’s Colton Proctor (middle) and Luke Rhinehart press Wellborn’s Ollie Bootduring Saturday’s Class 3A, Area 11 tourney action at Piedmont.
Piedmont’s Colton Proctor shoots a 3-pointer during Saturday’s Class 3A, Area 11 tourney action at Piedmont.
Piedmont’s Ben Dempsey shoots a 3-pointer during Saturday’s Class 3A, Area 11 tourney action at Piedmont.
Piedmont’s Ben Dempsey shoots a jumper against Wellborn during Saturday’s Class 3A, Area 11 tourney action at Piedmont.
Piedmont’s Luke Rhinehart attempts to drive as Wellborn’s Ollie Boot defends during Saturday’s Class 3A, Area 11 tourney action at Piedmont.
Piedmont’s Cole Wilson shoots a three as Chance Murphy sets up to rebound during Saturday’s Class 3A, Area 11 tourney action at Piedmont.
Piedmont’s Colton Proctor goes to the hoop against Wellborn during Saturday’s Class 3A, Area 11 tourney action at Piedmont.
Wellborn’s Avery Odom (4) and Trey Downs challenge as Piedmont’s Ben Dempsey drives during Saturday’s Class 3A, Area 11 tourney action at Piedmont.

Weaver and Saks boys face off in the Class 3A, Area 11 tournament semifinals at Piedmont. Winner clinches a subregional berth.

Photos by Joe Medley

Weaver’s Harper Williams fires a pass out to Gabe King in Class 3A, Area 11 action Saturday at Piedmont.
Weaver’s D.J. Marbury goes to the hoop as (from left) Saks’ Dorrien Walker and Christian Hall defend in Class 3A, Area 11 action Saturday at Piedmont.
Weaver’s KeShawn Allen goes to the basket as (from left) Saks’ Anthony Bothwell, Joshua Todd, Dorrien Walker and Christian Hall defend in Class 3A, Area 11 action Saturday at Piedmont.
Saks’ Joshua Todd is on the break as Weaver’s KeShawn Allen defends in Class 3A, Area 11 action Saturday at Piedmont.
Saks’ Joshua Todd goes to the basket as Weaver’s D.J. Marbury (11) and KeShawn Allen challenge in Class 3A, Area 11 action Saturday at Piedmont.
Weaver’s Kaden Gooden fires a 3-pointer against Saks in Class 3A, Area 11 action Saturday at Piedmont.
Saks’ Anthony Bothwell drives as Weaver’s KeShawn Allen defends in Class 3A, Area 11 action Saturday at Piedmont.
Saks’ Christian Hall shoot a three against Weaver in Class 3A, Area 11 action Saturday at Piedmont.
Weaver’s Gabe King drives as Saks’ Christian Hall (24) and Lajuan Curry defend in Class 3A, Area 11 action Saturday at Piedmont.
Saks’ Lajuan Curry shoots a 3-pointer against Weaver in Class 3A, Area 11 action Saturday.

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