Plainview

Halle Brown finished with a game-high 18 points and five rebounds as the Plainview girls capitalized on Fyffe turnovers and raced to a 67-42 win in the opening round of the Sand Mountain Tournament’s varsity girls division Thursday night.

Brown shot 4 of 6 from 3-point range as the Bears (10-4), a No. 6 seed, sank 11 total 3-pointers and advanced to play No. 2 Ider in the semifinal round at DeKalb County Schools Coliseum in Rainsville on Friday. The game was not completed before press time. Follow The Times-Journal on Facebook and Twitter for updates.

Kamie Sanders scored 14 points, Jesi Fairris added 10 points and Saydi Jackson had six rebounds for Plainview.

Fyffe (1-7) finished with 22 turnovers while winning the rebounding battle 35-23.

Ashton Childress and Emma Twilley led the Red Devils with 11 points apiece.

Brown made a pair of 3-pointers, while scoring 10 first-quarter points to help Plainview take a 27-14 lead. Brown and Kadie Brooks each sank a 3-point basket while Fairris added a free throw and two baskets from inside the perimeter in the second period, pushing the Bears to a 42-24 halftime lead.

The Red Devils were held to just four third-quarter points but managed 14 points in the fourth.

Ider 69, North Sand Mountain 52:

Makinley Traylor paced Ider with 21 points, while Kaleigh Carson scored 16 points and Erin Pruett added 15 points in a 69-52 victory against North Sand Mountain in the Sand Mountain Tournament on Thursday night.

The Hornets (9-3), a No. 2 seed, advanced to the semifinal round against No. 3 Plainview.

Ider led 29-25 at halftime and outscored the Bison 15-8 in the third quarter to widen the scoring margin.

NSM’s Jessi Weldon scored a game-high 24 points and Victoria Hassell added 11 points.

On Wednesday night, Carson scored 15 of her game-high 17 points in the first quarter, helping fuel Ider to an early lead en route to a 67-36 victory against the Glencoe Yellow Jackets.

Carson shot three 3-point baskets in the opening quarter as the Hornets sprinted to a 24-5 lead heading into the second quarter. 

Ider extended the lead to a commanding 37-14 at intermission.

Traylor scored 15 points and Savannah Seals added 13 points for Ider.

Bri Beyerle led the Yellow Jackets (2-6) with 12 points.

Collinsville 56, Hokes Bluff 36:

Kayla Beene sank five 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 20 points as Collinsville downed Hokes Bluff 56-36 at L.D. Dobbins Gymnasium in Collinsville on Thursday night.

Tyla Tatum scored 10 points and Caroline Brannon, Olivia Akins and Emma Terrell each scored eight points for the Panthers (8-3).

Beene made two 3-point baskets in the opening period to help Collinsville take a 17-8 advantage.

In the second period, Beene scored five points from the field and added a free throw, while Tatum and Brannon each made a pair of free throws to extend the lead to 31-15 at intermission.

The Eagles outscored Collinsville 18-9 in the third but were limited to just three points in the final period.

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