Johnathan Wiley scored a season-high 24 points to help Evangel Christian secure a 77-73 overtime victory over East Memorial on Monday. Xavier Lane added 23 points, including four of the Lions’ eight points in the overtime period.
East Memorial was led by Malik Pettus with 20 points. Diontae Chapman added 17 points, followed by Claude Gilder with 12 points and Chandler Warren with 11. Evangel (3-2) hosts Springwood tonight.
Prattville Christian 52,
Park Crossing 40
PRATTVILLE – Peyton Meadows led a balanced attack with 14 points as PCA (3-0) cruised in the opening round of its tournament.
Jake Warye added 13 points for the Panthers, followed by JC Emerson with 10. PCA will play Ellwood Christian at 3:30 p.m. today.
Ellwood Christian 64
PRATTVILLE – Edmond Johnson nailed eight 3-pointers and finished with 30 points in the opening round of the Prattville Christian tournament. T.J. Saffold added 26 points for the Lions (2-1), and Markeazz Holcombe had 12.
Chambers Academy 78,
GRADY – Q.D. Tinsley and Demetrius Lemon each scored 18 points to lead Chambers Academy to a win over the host team in the Newton Rials Invitational tournament.
Colt Hicks had 11 points, a pair of blocked shots and five rebounds to lead SMCA. Chase Sanders had 10 points and 14 rebounds. Taylor Ballard had 11 points and six rebounds.
Chambers will play Sparta Academy in the championship game at 2:30 p.m. today, while SMCA will face Coosa Valley in the consolation game at 11:30 a.m.
Fort Dale Academy 58,
Lowndes Academy 40
GREENVILLE – Chip Taylor had 23 points, six rebounds and six steals to lead Fort Dale to a season-opening victory. Ryan Burkett added 16 points.
Garrett Headley led Lowndes with nine points.
Catholic 49, Beulah 23
Kirstin Wood had 14 points to lead the Knights to a first-round victory over Beulah in the Knights of Columbus tournament.
India Richardson added 11 points, and Iyana Tate had 10 for Catholic, which will face Bullock County in the championship game of the tournament at 6:30 today. Bullock County reached the championship game by defeating Marbury 55-21.
Beulah was led by Alani Hodge with 10 points.
Evangel Christian 52,
East Memorial 16
Carlisha Allen scored a season-high 11 points for Evangel (2-2). Taylor McNeil added 10 points.
Evangel hosts Springwood today.
Prattville Christian 63,
Park Crossing 23
PRATTVILLE – Nicole Hoots had 16 points to help PCA to an easy opening-round victory in the its tournament.
Emily Stephenson added 14 points for the Panthers, followed by Sophia Minney with 12. PCA will play Ellwood Christian at 2 p.m. today.
Northside Methodist 19
ABBEVILLE – Hayden Robinson scored 13 points and had five steals to help Lee-Scott in the opening round of the Abbeville Christian tournament.
Mallory Brotherton had 12 points for the Warriors, while Lauren Williams had six steals. Emily Quattlebaum led Northside Methodist with 10 points.
ABBEVILLE – The Lee-Scott girls advanced to the championship game of the Abbeville Christian tournament.
Madison Prewett had 19 points, seven assists and seven steals for the Warriors (6-0), followed by Hayden Robinson with 17 points and Samantha Silseth with 13 points and eight steals. Lee-Scott will play in the championship game at 7:20 p.m. today.
Caroline McClenny had 21 points to lead Ashford.
Pleasant Home 33
ANDALUSIA – Shakia Brantley had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Tigers (1-0) in the Straughn tournament. Nyjah Thomas with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Luverne will face Straughn at 7:30 today.
Sparta Academy 64,
Coosa Valley 21
GRADY – April Palmer poured in 24 points to help Sparta Academy in the Newton Rials Invitational.
Reagan Wild added 10 points for Sparta, which will play Chambers Academy at 1 p.m. today in the championship game.
Allie Craft led Coosa Valley with five points. Coosa Valley will face SMCA in the consolation game at 10 a.m.
Chambers Academy 56,
GRADY – Deven Still scored 24 points and Heather Blackburn added 14 as Chambers Academy advanced to the championship game of the Newton Rials tournament with a win over the host team.
Katie Holmberg led the Raiders with seven points. Chambers will face Sparta in the championship game at 1 p.m. today , while SMCA will play Coosa Valley at 10 a.m.
Fort Dale Academy 49,
Lowndes Academy 27
GREENVILLE – Mary Sanford Perdue led Fort Dale to a win in the season opener with 17 points. Khaki Gaston led Lowndes with 11 points.
Terrell Academy (Ga.) 61
DAWSON, Ga. – Kasey Grant had 26 points, 13 rebounds and five assists in a losing effort against the Georgia private school. Mary Spivey added a team-high 14 rebounds. Sidney Williams had 11 points for the Chiefs.
— From staff reports