Prep hoops: Sawyer scores career-high 40 for Lanier

Prep hoops: Sawyer scores career-high 40 for Lanier

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Prep hoops: Sawyer scores career-high 40 for Lanier

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Senior Laron Sawyer scored a career-high 40 points to lead Sidney Lanier to a 69-48 win at BTW-Tuskegee on Tuesday.

Mike Lowery had 10 assists for the Poets (6-5), who play in Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa’s tournament that starts Thursday.

Lanier trailed 34-27 in the third quarter before Sawyer scored 28 straight points. His previous career high was 37 points against G.W. Carver last year.

Cortez Gibbs had 17 points and Jamerious Miles 11 for the Golden Eagles (0-6), who host Central-Hayneville on Friday.

Jeff Davis 57,

Enterprise 49

Tommy Russell had 17 points and seven rebounds, Justin Norman added 11 points and the Vols (3-10) won their Class 7A, Area 3 opener. Maurice Murphy scored 17 points for Enterprise. JD hosts Wetumpka on Thursday.

BTW Magnet 70,

Holtville 38

Michael Stinson scored 17 points and Thomas Green 15 for the Yellow Jackets (3-8), who go to Dallas County on Friday.

Marbury 77,

Chilton County 71

Edgewood 61,

Cornerstone-Col. 45

Georgiana 71,

Straughn 62

Hooper 58,

Pike Liberal Arts 38

Calhoun 91,

J.F. Shields 44

Daleville 56, Opp 44

Elba 47, Brantley 34

Cahawba Christian 61,

Victory Baptist 57 (OT)

GIRLS

Jeff Davis 58,

Enterprise 45

Tia Manora had 19 points and Tyesha Wheeler 12 for the Vols (10-3). Alexus Pouncy had 13 points and Torrae Osborne 11 for Enterprise. JD hosts Wetumpka on Thursday.

BTW Magnet 47,

Holtville 27

Jimia Brown had 14 points and Jada Davison 10 for the Yellow Jackets (5-7, 2-0 Class 4A, Area 5). Mona Bozeman scored 14 points for Holtville. BTW travels to Dallas County on Friday.

Hooper 53,

Pike Liberal Arts 42

Marbury 44,

Chilton County 22

Lakeside 72,

Sherwood Chr. (Ga.) 47

Brantley 67, Elba 41

Edgewood 47,

Cornerstone-Col. 33

Straughn 65,

Georgiana 52

Daleville 58, Opp 15

Lowndes Academy 59,

SMCA 20

Victory Baptist 43,

Cahawba Christian 22

— From staff reports

(Compiled by

A. Stacy Long)

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