Hoops Highlights: Oak Mountain Boys No 3 Lead Oxford, Improve to 16-3


Oak Mountain improved to 16-3 during the season with a 47-42 victory over Oxford at home on Tuesday. The Class 7A Eagles are ranked third in the Alabama Sports Writers Association poll.

Senior Wilder Evers scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half, including 8 in the third period as the Eagles took a 33-28 lead after trailing 20-17 in intermission.

Evers Brady Dunn scored 11 and tallied 6 rebounds while Matthew Heiberger claimed 7 rebounds.

Oxford (10-10) was led by Rylan Houck, a 6-foot-4 senior, who scored 19. Houck surpassed 1,000 career points in mid-December. Kyler Wright added 8 points in the loss.

Here are highlights from other basketball action from the past week:



Boulanger 75, Mary Montgomery 62: Baker, eighth in the standings, broke his record at 19-3, 2-0 in Zone 1 with the victory on the road.

Labaron Philon scored 33 points to lead the Hornets. Jayven Williams scored 14 and Josh Flowers added 11.

Ashton Tricksey led the Vikings with 21 points. Devontaey Woulard scored 15 and Kyle Gould scored 12.

Sparkman 53, hazelnut green 45: Sparkman, sixth, won on the road to go to 18-4.

Timbre Kirk led the Senators with 14 points. Will Hawkins took 10 rebounds and scored 8 points. Josh Price also had 8 wins.

Parc d’Espagne 67, McAdory 65: The Jaguars, ranked ninth, held off Class 6A McAdory to take their record to 16-4.

Colin Turner scored 23 and Zach Gray had 21 to lead Spain Park.

Daphne 67, Murphy 53: Donovan Wilson scored 22 for the Trojans. Shylin Miller was 18.

Kendrick Johnson led Murphy with 20.


Hueytown 81, midfielder 53: Number 7 Hueytown (13-6) beat defending champion 2A and number 1 midfielder (14-6) at home, putting five players in double digits.

Corey Stephenson led the Gophers with 22 points. Michael Dale scored 17, Jalynn Lacey 14, Melvin Stringer 13 and Edarius Cowart 10.

Mountain Creek 67, Hoover 60: The Spartans, ranked No.1 in 6A, took a 20-11 first quarter lead and a 51-34 advantage after three periods and withstood a large Hoover rally to avenge their loss last week in the game for Hoover’s Big Orange Classic title.

Ty Davis had 13 points and 10 assists with 5 rebounds to lead Mountain Brook (17-2). Charlie McKimmon and Dive Rowe each scored 12 points in the victory. McKimmon took 5 rebounds while Rowe claimed 4. Kyle Layton scored 10 points and 4 rebounds.

Christian Bryant scored 12 to lead 7A No. 5 Hoover (16-4). Brandon Foster scored 10 and took 8 rebounds. Brodin Grady took 6 rebounds and scored 8 points in the loss.

McGill-Toolen 60, Saraland 24: The Yellow Jackets took a quick 16-2 lead in the first quarter and have never regretted their first Zone 1 game.

Arkansas signatory Barry Dunning had 11 points and 8 rebounds for McGill, who opened the second half on an 8-0 streak triggered by two 3-pointers from Bennett Russ.

Eleven different Yellow Jackets scored in the victory as second-seeded McGill-Toolen opened a 53-16 lead in the third quarter.

Devin McCaine scored 10 points and Russ finished with 9, while Michael Farrell added 8 rebounds.

McGill will travel to New Orleans on Thursday for the Sugar Bowl Classic.

Hartselle 64, Decatur 48: The Tigers moved away in the second quarter with a 24-14 lead en route to victory.

Ryan Dunn scored 17 points to lead Hartselle. Kohl Key added 15. Kiah Key and Thomas Itsede scored 9 points each.

Jayden Brown led Decatur with 18 points. Isaiah Slaughter scored 12 for the Red Raiders and Ellis Dickman had 9.

Clay-Chalkville 66, Gardendale 44: Clay-Chalkville took home the victory in Zone 12.

Ryan Burkett led Gardendale (10-3) with 15 points. Taj Crumb added 9.

Spanish Fort 86, Gulf Shores 30

Kolby Horace scored 28 points and became Spanish Fort’s all-time top scorer in the process of winning.

Horace is averaging 27 points per game this year and has 1,355 for his career.

He overtook Ben Redman, who held the record with 1343.


John Carroll 56, Fairfield 45: The Cavaliers beat 10th Fairfield in the Zone 9 contest led by Kyle Thomas with 17 points and 6 rebounds. Kevin Beck scored 15 in the win.

Ju’maria Hamilton led Fairfield with 17 points and 6 rebounds.

St. Paul’s 56, Robertsdale 48: The Saints outscored Robertsdale 14-8 in the final period to claim the victory. Walker Garrett led St. Paul’s with 14.

Aiden Valrie and Ja’leal White each had 12 for the Golden Bears (15-5).


Saint Michael 50, Vigor 44: St. Michael improved to 11-6 this year and 1-1 in Zone 1 with the win.

Donovan Garrett led the Cardinals with 14 points. William Ford and Calvin Caron added 9 points each.

Kristopher Agee scored 11 to lead Vigor.

Williamson 54, LeFlore 47: Jarious Cross had 22 points and 7 rebounds as No.3 Williamson improved to 15-5 overall. Allister Dixon followed with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Haleyville 65, Hamilton 58: Haleyville, seventh in the standings, took the Zone 12 victory, thanks to four players scoring in double digits.

Bryant James scored 16 to lead the Lions. Joe Aldridge scored 15, Drake James scored 14 and Mac Wilcoxson added 13 for Haleyville (11-5).

Joseph Aycock scored 16 to lead the Aggies (8-7). Bryant Loving scored 14 and Jon Robert Page added 11.

Linden 74, Jackson 36: Walter Taylor III scored 15 points and took 7 rebounds as Jackson fell to Linden. Jackson is 9-6 this year, 8-1 in the last nine games.

Micah Caster scored 11 in the loss and James Jackson added 10.


Cottage Hill 97, Chickasaw 57: Trent Thomas had 22 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 blocks as the top-ranked Warriors rose to 19-4 on aggregate.

Shadrick Toodle followed with 19 points. Cam Peasant had 12 points and 5 steals and Tyler Thomas had 11 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 blocks and 2 steals. Josh Bell scored 10.

Haaziq Loftin Jr. led Chickasaw with 28.

Cottage Hill is playing Mobile Christian Friday.

Brewbaker Tech 69, Prattville Christian 52: Cade Segars led Prattville Christian with 17 points and 4 assists. Coleman Hunter scored 14 goals and 5 rebounds for the PCA (7-12).


Brantley 90, red level 84: Khaliq Smith exploded for 40 points in the win at Brantley. The Bulldogs improved to 9-2 and 1-0 in Zone 1 play.

Jayden Parks scored 18 for Brantley. Keldrick Brown and Morrell Edwards added 12 points each.

Decatur Heritage 91, Madison County 56: Top-ranked Decatur Heritage improved to 8-4 this year, scoring 30 points in the second period to push a 19-12 lead to a 49-19 halftime advantage.

Brayden Kyle scored 30 points with 9 rebounds, 8 assists and 5 steals. Jordan Davis scored 19 points, Bo Solley had 15 and Brady Wilson scored 13 points with 10 rebounds.

Rayland Woods scored 20 for Madison County and Brannigan Gamble added 14.

The next Decatur Heritage outing is Thursday at Lindsay Lane, postponed until Friday.

Georgiana 80, McKenzie 43: The No.6 Panthers improved to 10-5 overall and 1-0 in Zone 3.

Josh Sims scored 28 points and had 14 rebounds for Georgiana. Zach Boggan scored 12 and Marques Payton had 10.


Abbeville Christian 62, Lakeside 50: Jarvis Turner scored 15 points and recovered 11 rebounds for Abbeville Christian on Monday.

Kameron Peterman scored 12 points and took 6 rebounds in the victory. Jordan King scored 13 points and Conner Hutto caught 12 rebounds and had 5 assists.



Theodore 62, Davidson 61 (OT): Jazmyn Bigham scored 31 points and took 16 rebounds as Theodore handed No.2 Davidson his first loss of the year.

Tekeyah Weatherly added 16 points to Theodore, 10th.

Davidson is now 17-1. Theodore improves to 13-5.

South Alabama signatory Kelsey Thompson had 16 for the Warriors.

Vestavia Hills 83, Oxford 51: The Rebels (19-1) passed Oxford in a 9 a.m. game at Jacksonville State University on Tuesday.

Sarah Gordon amassed 28 points and had 5 interceptions for No.3 Vestavia. Emma Smith scored 14 points, took 6 rebounds and had 5 steals. Jordan Madsen scored 10 points and took 5 rebounds.

Fairhope 43, Foley 29: The No.9 Pirates defeated No.8 Foley to improve to 14-5 this year and 1-0 in Zone 2 play.

Lexie Grace Hunt led Fairhope with 14 points. Reagan White scored 13 and Rachel Pflum scored 9 and took 11 rebounds.


Baldwin County 69, Flomaton 39: Kaeleigh Boykin and Autumn Phillips each scored 18 for the Tigers.


UMS-Wright 56, West Jefferson, Louisiana 38: UMS-Wright, second, fell to 14-5 with Monday’s victory in New Orleans at the Smoothie King Center.

Dorsey Parker led the Bulldogs with 14 points. Elizabeth Meador went 3 for 5 on a 3-point range and finished with 11 points. Avery Beasley took 10 rebounds in the win over the Buccaneers (11-4).

Fairfield 51, John Carroll 43: Tajee Young led Fairfield, fifth, with 14 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Shaniah Nunn had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds as well as 7 assists. Kyla Mallory added 10 points.

Gabriel Mills and Erin Husley scored 10 points each to lead John Carroll.


Jackson 49, Linden 31: Jackson (16-2), ranked fifth, passed Linden as Naomi Jones scored 18 points and took 6 rebounds. Jameshia Powell scored 11 and 4 rebounds.


Prattville Christian 69, Brewbaker Tech 20: Christian Prattville, number one, won his 21st in a row this season and his 26th in a row in the PCA game. The Pathers were leading 55-8 at halftime.

Ella Jane Connell scored 17 points to lead the Panthers. Hannah Hones scored 16 goals and took 7 rebounds. CoCo Thomas scored 13 goals, 7 rebounds and 4 steals in the victory. Avery Rogers scored 10. Kayden Carr took 7 rebounds and Jenna McClendon claimed 5.


Red Level 51, Brantley 42: The No.8 Red Level picked up a road victory on Tuesday at Brantley.

Brantley (6-5) was led by Anna Parker Little with 14 points. Kayden Dunn scored 12 for the Bulldogs.

Georgiana 73, McKenzie 13: The Panthers, ninth, got 20 points from Angel Haynes and 18 from Lillie Boggan.

Alexea Bess scored 14 in Georgiana’s victory (6-5, 1-0 in zone 3).

Cottage Hill 48, Chickasaw 29: Olivia Andrews scored 13 and Averi Lammons had 11 for the Warriors (7-9).


Bord du lac 68, Abbeville Christian 56: ACA, ninth in the standings, fell to 6-7 this season with Monday’s loss.

Anna Grace Blalock scored 20 points, took 8 rebounds and managed 4 steals for Abbeville. Carolyn Armstrong scored 17 and took 5 rebounds in the loss. Amigah Govan scored 12 points and took 10 rebounds.

Pickens Academy 41, North River Christian 10: Pickens Academy improved to 9-5 over the year with the win.

Kate Wilkins scored 19 points to lead the Pirates. Lizzie Noland added 9 in the win.

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