Girls Tuesday Night Hoops

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 17, 2006

The Chelsea Hornets could not hold on to a lead, or the ball, Tuesday night as they fell to Fultondale, 45-37.

Despite taking a 18-14 lead into halftime, the Hornets committed numerous turnovers in the second half and struggle to make a run.

&uot;We played great defensively in the first half,&uot; head coach Christi Martin said. &uot;We had some serious breakdowns in the second half and turnovers played a huge impact in the loss. We didn’t take care of the ball at all.&uot;

Morgan Arnold and Adair Bowman finished with 12 points each for the Hornets in the losing effort.

&uot;We gave ourselves plenty of opportunities to win,&uot; Martin said. &uot;And we just didn’t capitalize.&uot;

Oak Mountain 64, Thompson 59 (OT): The Oak Mountain Lady Eagles were conviced that they could defeat tenth-ranked Thompson Tuesday night. At the end of the game the Eagles had made beleivers out of everybody with a 64-59 upset of the Lady Warriors.

Kate Jazinski led the Eagles with 21 points while teammate Lauren Miller added 19. Tamara Williams was the leading scorer for the Warriors with 15 points while teammate Rhonda Watts added 14 in the losing effort.

Briarwood Christian 53, John Carroll 46 (OT): Briarwood’s Ruth Ketcham hit a three-point shot with seconds left in the fourth quarter to tie the Lady Lions with John Carroll Tuesday night and send the game into overtime.

Ketcham scored another five points in the extra period and finished with a total of 20 point as the Lions topped John Carroll, 53-46. Andee Matthews added 10 points for Briarwood (17-4).

Spain Park 46, Mountain Brook 45: The Spain Park Lady Jags edged Mountain Brook Tuesday night, 46-45.

Lauren Dunning finished with 16 points for the Jags while teammate Tiaren Young netted 14 for Spain Park (13-7) in the win.

Midfield 61, Indian Springs 12: Terra Stanley led Indian Springs with eight points Tuesday as her team fell to Midfield, 61-12.

Kingwood Christian 47, Tuscaloosa Academy 41: Hannah phillips netted 29 points to help lead the Lady Lions to a

47-41 victory over Tuscaloosa Academy Tuesday night.

Phillips also had six steals while teammate Kayla Kates finished with a double-double, netting 12 points and pulling down 15 boards in the win for Kingwood (16-3).

Jefferson Christian 46, Coosa Valley Academy 22: Kimberli Rutledge finished with a team-high 14 points for the Lady Rebels Tuesday night, but it wasn’t enough as Coosa Valley fell to Jefferson, 46-22.

Altamont 51, Vincent 15: The Vincent Yellow Jackets fell to Altamont Tuesday night, 51-15. Adrienne Datcher finished with seven points for the Lady Jackets in the losing effort.

Shelby Academy 38, Cornerstone Christian 16: Kimbrell Lee led the way for the Lady Raiders Tuesday night, netting 18 points and pulling down six rebound as her team topped Cornerstone, 38-16.

Aubri Smith finished with five points for the Lady Chargers in the losing effort