NHS Girls 52, Beauregard 23
The Notasulga Lady Devil's returned to action after the Christmas break by defeating the Beauregard Lady Hornets, 52-23 at the Obadiah Threadgill Dome in Notasulga.
Both teams opened with a sluggish first half of action with a halftime score of 15-11. The Lady Devils turned up the tempo to score 18 points in the third quarter and 19 points in the fourth quarter while holding Beauregard to single digits in every quarter of the game.
For the second consecutive game, the Lady Devils had two players score a double-double.
Destiny Brown scored 14 points with 12 rebounds, two steals and two blocks, along with Morgan Hunter who scored 12 points with 17 rebounds and five steals.
Kemetria Tyson had a solid all-around performance with nine points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals. Walteria Tatum contributed eight points along with seven steals.
NHS Girls 55,
Central Hayneville 44
The Notasulga Lady Devils avenged their first loss of the season by defeating the Central Lady Lions from Hayneville (Lowdnes County) 55-44 on Friday, Jan. 5 at home. The win raises Notasulga's record to 8-3.
After trailing 14-6 at the end of the first quarter, the Lady Devils outscored Central 16-8 in the second quarter to take the lead 24-22 at the half.
Notasulga continued the defensive pressure to extend the lead to 38-28 after three quarters.
Junior guard Morgan Hunter and freshman center Destiny Brown combined for their third consecutive double-double as a duo. Hunter scored 14 points, had 17 rebounds, two blocks and a steal. Brown scored 13 points to go with 13 rebounds and six blocks. Sophomore guard Walteria Tatum added 12 points with four rebounds and three assists.
Senior forward Tamara Brown contributed nine points with six rebounds.
Freshman forward Andrea Avery added five points, five rebounds and two assists. Junior guard Kemetria Tyson finished the scoring with two points and six assists.
The Lady Devils open area play during the next three games of their five-game home stand.
On Thursday, Jan. 11, they will face area foe Wadley and Friday, Jan. 12 will battle area rival Loachapoka.
Friday night's game will be a battle of top-10 teams. According to Max Prep, Loachapoka will enter the game as the No. 2 ranked team in 1A and Notasulga is currently No. 10.
The current ASWA rankings were unavailable at press time, but at the last ranking before the Christmas holiday, Loachapoka was No. 6 and Notasulga was nominated, but remained outside the top 10.
They will end their home stand against Valley on Tuesday, Jan. 16. That will be senior night where the Lady Devils will honor thier only senior, Tamara Brown.