B.J. Bailey scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half to lead Deshler back from a seven-point halftime deficit in a 73-59 win against R.A. Hubbard.
Deshler trailed 40-33 at the half, but Bailey got hot in the second half and led the Tiger comeback. Deshler outscored the Chiefs 39-19 in the second half to pull away.
Thomas Gamble also had a big night for Deshler (13-12), scoring 23 points. Austin Beasley led R.A. Hubbard with 13 points while Tevin Ray had 11.
Lexington 51, Falkville 24: Wade McNutt scored a game-high 13 points to lead Lexington (9-12) in a home win.
The Golden Bears led 19-2 in the first quarter, took a 27-8 lead into halftime and outscored Falkville 13-2 in the fourth quarter.
Phillips 39, Hubbertville 27: Phillips held Hubbertville to just two points in the second half to grind out the win.
Phillips led 26-25 at halftime before both team’s defenses dominated the second half. But Phillips (21-6) outscored Hubbertville 13-2 in the second half to take the win.
Phillips’ Rodney Camp was the only player for either team in double figures, scoring with 10 points.
Sheffield 70, Clements 64: Hunter Danley scored 23 of his game-high 28 points in the second half as Sheffield rallied past Clements.
The Bulldogs (13-10) trailed 35-31 at the half before Danley took over. He hit 4 of 5 3-pointers in the second half to spark the rally.
Simon Ridgeway added 13 points and Shaquille Carroll scored 10.
Harrison Russell’s 23-point effort paced Clements, while Seth Wilson added 19 points and Colton Gafford scored 12.
Colbert County 45, Russellville 44: Sam Howard hit the go-ahead free throw with four seconds remaining and a Russellville shot rimmed out as Colbert County picked up the home win.
The Indians trailed by four points entering the fourth quarter, but held Russellville (8-13) to 11 second-half points.
Jonah Casteel tallied 13 points for Colbert County (13-11). Howard finished with 12.
Kaelen Bonds led Russellville with 14 points.
Brooks 46, Lauderdale County 34: Seventh-ranked Brooks improved to 22-6 while outpacing Lauderdale County for the road win.
Skyler Beck led the Lions with 11 points, while Brady Bedingfield and Canaan Sides each added 9.
Daniel Tiede scored 11 for Lauderdale County (8-17).
Collinwood 73, Culleoka 38: Collinwood (15-6) won its fourth straight with a home win over Culleoka (6-17).
Collinwood’s Wesley Pigg led all scorers with 15 points, while Logan Montgomery had 13. Kelby Ray connected on three 3-pointers and finished with 12 points and Alden Littlejohn added 10.
Colbert Heights 45, Tharptown 37: Tynan Rea scored 15 points and Dylan Marlar had 11 as Colbert Heights (16-9) went on the road to beat Tharptown.
Colbert Heights led 27-16 after three quarters and converted on 13 of 17 free throw attempts in the fourth to seal it.
Max Nolen scored a game-high 16 points for Tharptown (14-10) and Kelby Hallmark notched 12.
Muscle Shoals 66, Central 36: Muscle Shoals outscored Central 22-4 in the first quarter in what turned out to be a 30-point win.
Jake Wood led Muscle Shoals (9-14) with 14 points and 10 players scored for the Trojans. Austin Gean paced Central with 11 points.
Lauderdale County 61, Brooks 53: Lauderdale County outscored Brooks by 10 points in the third quarter to pull away for an eight-point victory.
The Tigers, ranked No. 1 in Class 3A, led by one point at halftime but turned up the defense in the third period and outscored the Lions 19-9 to pull away.
Karlee Brown led Lauderdale County (26-4) with 16 points while Emma Wallen scored 12 and Chatara Cox had 11. Brooks’ Erin Jewell led all scorers with 24 points while Courtney Hale scored 11.
Deshler 63, R.A. Hubbard 27: Deshler’s seniors finished strong in their final regular-season home game, getting payback for a loss earlier this season at Class 1A No. 3 Hubbard.
Keyonda Mason had 15 points and nine rebounds to lead Class 3A No. 6 Deshler (20-7), while Jothani Dixon added 14 points, four steals and three assists.
Julia Burton added seven points and eight rebounds, and Deshler’s defense buckled down early, allowing 10 first-half points and two in the second quarter.
Alex Gholston’s 15 points led Hubbard.
Hackleburg 47, Brilliant 42: Sophomore Carley Wooten scored a game-high 20 points and Kristen Camp added 10 points and 18 rebounds as Hackleburg (12-7) rallied to down Brilliant.
The Panthers trailed 23-18 at the midway point before outscoring Brilliant 29-19 in the second half.
Brittnay Farley led Brilliant with 16 points and Lexie Sims added 10.
Russellville 46, Colbert County 42: The Golden Tigers trailed by as many as eight, but rode a second-half rally to secure the road win.
Ashley Dunstan led Russellville with 16 points, while Rachel Garrison added 13, including 7 of 8 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter.
Mija Newsome had 20 points for Colbert County (6-15) and Klarissa Whalen 11.
Clements 54, Sheffield 22: Three players scored in double figures as Clements (16-12) beat Sheffield.
Clements’ DaNeshia Malone led all scorers with 19 points, while Cynetria Malone and Allissa Anderson each added 10.
Tatyana King had 8 points for Sheffield.
Tharptown 52, Colbert Heights 37: Tharptown improved to 16-7 with the win over visiting Colbert Heights.
Kamri Sears led the way for Tharptown with 16 points. Kathy Alfaro and Kaitlyn Vandiver added 10 apiece.
Destinee Pratt scored 11 for Colbert Heights (7-13).
Lexington 56, Falkville 28: Haven Albright led all scorers with 20 points as fourth-ranked Lexington doubled-up Class 1A No. 10 Falkville.
The Golden Bears opened with a 25-6 run and cruised, holding Falkville (18-4) to its lowest point total of the season.
Sydney Corum added 14 points for Lexington (24-6), while Savannah Stults notched 10.
Muscle Shoals 47, Central 39: Shana Sherrod had 19 points and Ardayzha Reeder added 14 as Muscle Shoals rallied to get past Central.
The Trojans (7-15) trailed by seven after the opening quarter, but captured the lead after a 20-9 third quarter to seal the home win.
Abby Keener led Central (13-13) with 13 points.
Red Bay 50, Belmont, Miss. 38: Four players scored in double figures as Red Bay avenged an early-season loss over Belmont, Miss. (16-6).
The win was the eighth in a row for Class 2A, No. 5 Red Bay, who improve to 22-3 on the season.
Red Bay’s Allie Kennedy led all scorers with 15 points. Carlee Berry and Lexie Lindsey added 12 points apiece, while Kasey Sparks chipped in with 11.
Collinwood 57, Culleoka 31: Collinwood jumped in front 30-11 at the half and coasted to the easy win.
Hannah Littrell scored 10 points and every player scored for the Trojans (17-4). Haley Foster scored 10 points for Culleoka.
Hamilton 54, Phil Campbell 43: Bailey Davis scored 16 points and Tailor Anglin grabbed 15 rebounds as Hamilton (14-10) topped Phil Campbell.