The Scottsboro girls defended shots and forced turnovers, while extending their lead in the second half, pulling away and handing Geraldine a 55-38 loss at the Liberty Bank Thanksgiving Shootout in Geraldine on Monday afternoon. 

Daylee Dudley made a pair of 3-pointers, with Carley Bell and Maggie Armstrong each adding shots from beyond the arc to close the second quarter on a 5-2 run and take a 29-23 halftime lead.

The Wildcats’ defense and rebounding helped limited Geraldine (2-3) to 15 second-half points.

Foul trouble also impacted Geraldine’s chances to recover from the second-half deficit. The Wildcats (3-3) made 7 of 12 free-throw attempts in the fourth.

Gracie Rowell paced the Bulldogs with 17 points, including four 3-pointers. Carlie Johnson scored eight points.

Bell led Scottsboro with 18 points and Armstrong had 10 points.

The Bulldogs took a 7-6 lead into the second quarter after both teams got off to slow starts. Scottsboro found some rhythm in the second quarter, scoring 23 points.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.