Brit McCormick hit a shot at the buzzer to give Brooks a 35-33 victory over Central in girls basketball action Tuesday night.
With the score tied at 33, Central had possession and was playing for the final shot. A turnover, however, gave the ball to Brooks with 11 seconds remaining.
After calling a timeout, the Lions got the ball to McCormick in the lane on an inbounds play. McCormick made the shot as time expired to give the Lions the win.
Erin Jewell and DeAnna Thompson led Brooks with 10 points each. Bailey Nelson scored 13 points for Central (13-10).
Mars Hill 61, Deshler 51: The Panthers broke open a halftime tie with a 23-11 third quarter to claim a Class 3A, Area 15 win in a matchup pitting two ranked teams.
Tied at 22 apiece, Mars Hill (19-6, 7-2) utilized a full-court press in the third quarter and cashed turnovers into easy baskets to pick up the home win.
Anne Marie Mitchell led the way for second-ranked Mars Hill with 19 points, while Mary Willis and Carley Harrison each had 15. A pair of 3-pointers from Harrison gave her the school record for career 3-pointers made with 128.
Lauren Cantrell tallied 15 for No. 6 Deshler (17-6, 6-2) and Jothani Dixon and Keyonda Mason each added 10.
Lauderdale County 68, Colbert County 35: Top-ranked Lauderdale County took advantage of a 24-10 second quarter to claim a 3A, Area 16 road win.
Sophomore Makayla Liles paced the Tigers with 14 points and Chatara Cox added 9.
Mija Newsome scored 19 points to lead Colbert County (4-12).
Covenant Christian 62, Cherokee 10: Covenant Christian took a 38-1 lead into halftime as the Eagles routed Cherokee.
Anna Claire Noblit and Bailey Hill scored 15 points each for Covenant Christian (20-3). Chloe Cosby paced Cherokee with seven points.
Florence 62, Russellville 35: Lakien Dillard and Emily Towery combined for 40 of Florence’s 62 points in a 27-point victory over Russellville.
Dillard scored 21 points while Towery had 19 for the Falcons. Ashley Dunstan led Russellville with 21 points.
Hatton 47, Sheffield 14: Sydney Terry scored a game-high 13 points as Hatton rolled to a win over Sheffield.
Demarea Burge and Kylie Jackson each had six points for Sheffield.
Lawrence County 62, Muscle Shoals 26: Rachel Childress had 24 points and eight rebounds as Lawrence County improved to 3-3 in area play with the win.
Adrian Coffey added 18 points and eight rebounds for the Red Devils (19-6), who led 38-14 at the half.
Shana Sherrod led all Muscle Shoals scorers with 13 points.
R.A. Hubbard 64, Waterloo 30: Alex Gholston had a game-high 23 points in the win for R.A. Hubbard.
Ashlen McCoy had 10 points for the Chiefs (11-3). Maleah McFall had 13 points in the loss for Waterloo.
Summertown 44, Wayne County 25: Summertown held Wayne County to two points in the first period and no points in the third period in claiming a road victory over the Wildcats.
Alyssa Hunter led Summertown with 13 points. Jessie Ray and Heather Franks scored five points each for Wayne County (7-13, 2-4 district).
Marion County 43, Hackleburg 39: Marion County outscored Hackleburg 13-6 in the fourth period to rally past the Panthers in the opening round of the Marion County tournament.
Erica Walker hit four 3-pointers and finished with 18 points to lead Marion County. Kristen Camp led Hackleburg with 15 points and nine rebounds. Katlyn Adams added 12 points for the Panthers (10-6).
Collinwood 57, Perry County 41: Three players scored in double figures as Class A, No. 9 Collinwood went on the road and downed Perry County.
Ashley Farmer knocked down five 3-pointers for Collinwood (15-3, 6-1) and finished with 15 points. Alexis Haddock and Katie Hanback each added 14.
Brooks 70, East Lawrence 53: On Monday, the Lions jumped out to a 21-12 opening-quarter lead en route to a Class 4A, Area 15 win over East Lawrence.
Erin Jewell led Brooks (10-10, 5-0) with 16 points, while Deanna Thompson added 13 and Britt McCormick 12.
Deshler 66, Mars Hill 61: Mars Hill needed a good bounce-back game after a disappointing loss to Brooks in the Lauderdale County Tournament championship game. But Deshler wasn’t going to let that happen.
The Tigers outscored Mars Hill 23-17 in the fourth quarter to take a 66-61 road victory over the Panthers. It is Mars Hill’s (19-5, 7-1).first area loss of the season.
Deshler led by two at halftime, but Mars Hill came back in the third quarter to take a one-point lead. But the Tigers got the lead back early in the fourth quarter and made some crucial free throws down the stretch to seal the victory.
Thomas Gamble led Deshler with 21 points while B.J. Bailey had15 and Chandler Brown had 10 for the Tigers. Harrison Chastain led Mars Hill with 14 points and Thomas Swinea had 11
Florence 77, Russellville 66: Chaunce Watkins scored 25 points to lead Florence to a hard-fought victory over Russellville.
Florence led40-37 at halftime before extending the margin to 61-51 after three periods.
Austin Ricks scored 17 points and Dee Smith 16 for Florence (16-6). Jackson Smith led Russellville with 18 points, while Leslie Dunstan and Kaelan Vaughn scored 17 each.
Brooks 56, Central 47: Brooks faced a five-point halftime deficit, but outscored Central 33-19 in the second half to earn the win.
Holden Corum and Skyler Beck combined for 37 points to lead Brooks. Corum had 19 points while Beck had 18 in the victory.
Desmond Koger led Central (5-16) with 15 points while Cole Michael scored 11.
Shoals Christian 55, Tharptown 44: Shoals Christian got its offense going in the final period as the Flame rallied past Tharptown.
The Wildcats held a 37-35 lead after three quarters. Shoals Christian then rallied behind Will Bishop, who scored nine of his 11 points in final eight minutes as the Flame rallied for the win.
Daniel Wood finished with 18 points to lead Shoals Christian (11-10), while Tanner Tragila and Bishop had 11 points each. Kelby Hallmark scored 19 points for Tharptown (11-9).
Colbert County 62, Lauderdale County 51: Tobias Qualls and Sam Howard scored 11 points apiece and Colbert County defeated Lauderdale County in a Class 3A, Area 16 matchup.
Daniel Tiede and Drew Newton each had 15 points for Lauderdale County and Nathaniel McCafferty chipped in with 11.
Tyler Lott added 10 points for Colbert County (10-10, 5-3).
Cherokee 72, Covenant Christian 54: Cherokee opened up a 21-5 lead after one period en route to a victory at Covenant Christian.
Austin Gooch led a balanced scoring attack for Cherokee with 14 points. Jolly Benjamin and Dylan Harris added 13 points each for the Indians. Sam Griffin scored a game-high 20 points for Covenant Christian.
Belgreen 62, Haleyville 59: Brock Hester scored 21 points and Dustin Smith added 19, including five 3-pointers, as Belgreen rallied from a 17-point third-quarter deficit to clip Haleyville.
Trailing by a point in the final minutes, Hester and Smith each converted free throw attempts to secure the win.
Lee Lann scored a game-high 22 points for Haleyville (11-12). Hunter Hood scored 13 and Dakota Rushing chipped in with 10.
Chase Landers added 10 points for Belgreen (15-4).
R.A. Hubbard 62, Waterloo 31: Deontay Carter posted a double-double for R.A. Hubbard as the Chiefs proved too much for Waterloo Class 1A, Area 16 play.
Carter scored 10 points and pulled down 15 rebounds, while Tevin Ray tallied 12 points. John Owens added 10.
Tyler Whipple scored 11 points for Waterloo (7-12).
Lawrence County 58, Muscle Shoals 51: Sophomore Jesse Childers scored 14 points as Lawrence County (7-11, 2-5) came from behind to beat Muscle Shoals in Class 5A, Area 16 action.
The Red Devils trailed 30-24 at the midway point, before outscoring the Trojans 34-21 in the second half.
LaDamian Stanford netted 20 points for Muscle Shoals (6-13, 0-4). Colbert Heights 67, Phil Campbell 56: Kaleb Suggs had 24 points, 19 rebounds and six blocked shots to spark Colbert Heights past Phil Campbell.
Dylan Marlar added 14 points and Tynan Rea 12 for the Wildcats (12-8). Skeeter Benford scored 22 points for Phil Campbell.
Wayne County 50, Summertown 32; Carson Kelly and Sawyer Ray scored 13 points each to spark Wayne County past Summertown.
Jalen Bavis added 12 points for the Wildcats (8-10, 4-2 district). Nate Morrison led Summertown with 13 points.
Collinwood 52, Perry County 46: Collinwood held Perry County to just 26 points in the first three quarters, including just three points in the second quarter to earn the win.
Logan Montgomery and Wesley Pigg led Collinwood (12-6, 6-1) with 10 points each while Justin Edney scored 24 points for Perry County in the loss.