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Messenger Sports Briefs For Jan. 18

Messenger Sports Briefs For Jan. 18

SF eliminates BO
from girls’ tourney

The season came to a close for Black Oak’s girls Thursday night at the hands of county cousin South Fulton.
The Devilettes (16-2) downed BO 30-13 in the opening round of the Area 5 tournament at Martin Middle School.
Kaylon Martin was the top gun for SF with seven in the victory with Marina Barclay adding six and Kaci Daugherty responsible for five. Talleeah Cross finished with a grab bag of statistics with four points, five rebounds and five steals.
Chelsie Pitts led the way for the Lady Eagles (0-13) with five points and nine rebounds. Teammate Morgan Quillions brought down 10 boards during the defeat.
South Fulton’s girls will play either Lake Road or Paris-Inman (scheduled to play at 4:30 p.m. Saturday) next Thursday night at 6:45.

R’mont thumps LR
in Area 5 action

Ridgemont’s boys will live to play another day and as a result, Lake Road’s will not.
The Mustangs thumped LR from the Area 5 tournament with a 42-27 victory Thursday night in Martin.
Laprince Gauldin topped the score book for R’mont (11-7) with 17 markers, while Michael Hussey was responsible for 10.
The Generals (4-11) got eight from Colton Woodward and five from Parker McMinn.
Ridgemont will return to action next Thursday in the school’s semifinals at 5:30 p.m.

Hillcrest girls fall
to Lady Mustangs

Hillcrest’s 11-9 lead at halftime was not safe against Ridgemont Thursday in the Area 5 tournament.
The Lady Mustangs mounted a comeback in the second half to down H’crest 43-34.
Billie Preuett and Paige Hicks each contributed a game-high 17 points for Ridgemont (11-7) with all of Hicks’ points coming in the final period.
For the Lady Cougars, whose season ended at a mark of 8-7, Baylie Boucher topped the scorebook with 14 points while Tory Reedy (10) also reached twin digits.
The Lady Mustangs take on Martin Saturday at 7 p.m.

SF Booster Club
to meet Monday

The South Fulton Booster Club will meet Monday at 6 p.m. in the high school library.
An array of subjects regarding the school’s sports programs are expected to be discussed.
All members and prospective members are urged to attend.
For more information, contact Ted Barclay.