Lynn girls hold off Sumiton Christian; most area tournaments postponed
by Johnathan Bentley
Feb 06, 2014 | 871 views | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Lynn finally put Sumiton Christian away in the fourth quarter during their game in the Class 1A, Area 13 game at Lynn High School on Thursday.

Sumiton Christian kept the game close through three quarters.

Lynn led 13-11 after the opening quarter and 25-20 at the half. The Bears held a slim 32-27 lead going into the final quarter before outscoring Sumiton Christian 16-3 over the final eight minutes for a 48-30 win.

For Lynn (24-2), Reagan Tittle had 23 points, seven rebounds and three steals. Holly Murray added eight points and 10 rebounds and Kelci McGough also had eight points.

Sumiton Christian’s Collin Bowen had 13 points and Kendell Hamm put in 10. The Lady Eagles close the season with a 16-10 record.

Lynn will face Brilliant, a 64-42 winner over Brilliant, in Saturday's area tournament championship game at 2 p.m.

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Girls area tournaments postponed

Carbon Hill’s girls were hoping to be a step closer to the regional tournament on Thursday, but instead, the Class 4A, Area 8 Tournament was pushed back a day due to the threat of inclement weather.

Carbon Hill will host Oak Grove at 3 p.m. today with the Dora-Corner game to follow.

All Walker County girls teams had games pushed back to today.

Oakman plays at Cold Springs and Cordova plays Hamilton at Winfield.

Curry and Walker will both play in the Class 5A, Area 13 Tournament at Hayden High School today with the Yellow Jackets facing the host team and Walker playing Mortimer Jordan.

Both Addison and Meek were eliminated from the 1A, Area 14 Tournament at Falkville on Thursday.

Decatur Heritage knocked off Addison 45-26 while Falkville ousted Meek 60-14.

Also, Winfield defeated Winston County 75-20 in the 3A, Area 14 Tournament.