Staff photos by Paul Henry
TMSAA Girls’ Sectional
The ladies from Lawrence County Middle School finished in the top spot of the TMSAA Sectional Tournament held last week. The Lady Stallions came from behind in the second half to take the 30-26 win over South Lincoln in the championship. Both teams came into the match-up with impressive 24-1 records. The three-day tournament was held at Lincoln County High School and Ninth Grade Academy with the championship games played at LCHS.
Championship at LCHS
By Quarter: South Lawrence, 03-05-13-09 (final 30); South Lincoln, 06-09-03-08 (final 26).
Scoring: South Lawrence, Ally Weathers, 15; Emily Cozart, 4; Katelyn Roberson, 4; Carlee Urban, 3; Lancy Weathers, 2; Aubrey Ezell, 2. South Lincoln, Maggie Paladino, 6; Sarah Beth Brandon, 4; Nihle Brown, 4; Faith Dempsey, 3; Maycee Ogle, 2; Allie Bonner, 2.
Free Throws: South Lawrence, 12 of 22; South Lincoln, 2 of 2.
3-Pointers: South Lawrence, 0. South Lincoln, Brandon, 1; Dempsey, 1.
Semifinals at LCHS, NGA
South Lawrence, 34, Highland Rim, 23; South Lincoln, 43, Smith County, 34.
First Round at LCHS, NGA
Highland Rim, 29, Huntland, 27; South Lawrence, 57, New Prospect, 14; Smith County, 38, Unity, 21; South Lincoln, 51, Collinwood, 24.
All-Tournament: Addison Hawkins, Smith County; Alyssa Sticker, Highland Rim; Ally Weathers, South Lawrence; Maggie Paladino, South Lincoln; Eryelle Haughton, Smith County; Bryanna Stubblefield, Highland Rim; Emily Cozart, South Lawrence; Sarah Beth Brandon, South Lincoln; Jenny Clifton, South Lawrence; and Maycee Ogle, South Lincoln. Ally Weathers from South Lawrence was selected Tournament MVP.
Next: The State Tournament will be played Feb. 8-9 in Murfreesboro.