Girls Prep Roundup: ACCS girls routed by Hillcrest

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, November 26, 2013

JACKSON — Jordan Barksdale led Hillcrest Christian School with a game-high 19 points as the Lady Cougars defeated the Adams County Christian School Lady Rebels 57-36 Monday night at the Hillcrest Turkey Shootout.

Hillcrest led ACCS by just three points, 9-6, at the end of the first quarter. That would be the closest the Lady Rebels would get the rest of the game. The Lady Cougars’ defense had a lot to do with that as they forced ACCS to either turn the ball over or take contested shots.

Tory Laird led the Lady Rebels with 11 points and Skylar Adams finished with eight points.

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ACCS (7-2) takes on Richland High School today at 1 p.m. at the Hillcrest Turkey Shootout.

Tensas High 53, Vidalia 43

VIDALIA — Fran Duson scored 12 points to lead Vidalia High School, but it was not enough as the Lady Vikings lost to the Tensas High School Lady Panthers 53-43 Monday night.

The two teams went back and forth in taking the lead in the first quarter, which ended with Tensas High leading Vidalia 16-13. The second quarter wasn’t as high-scoring as the opening quarter and the Lady Panthers held a 26-21 lead at halftime.

Tensas High put the game away in the third quarter as it outscored Vidalia 17-5 for a commanding 43-26 lead.

Vidalia (0-2) next plays on at 6p.m. Dec. 3 when it hosts Madison Parish.

Jim Hill 67, Jefferson County 61

JACKSON — Myesha Brown scored 20 points and Debraia Bell had 19 points as the Jim Hill Lady Tigers rallied to defeat the Jefferson County Lady Tigers 67-61 Monday night.

Jim Hill had a 16-11 lead after one quarter of play, but Jefferson County took the lead in the second quarter and then had a 45-42 advantage at the end of the third quarter. But the host Lady Tigers responded in a big way by outscoring the visiting Lady Tigers 25-16 in the fourth quarter.

Diamond Gaines finished with 20 points and Diamond Smith put up 15 points for Jefferson County (5-2), which next plays at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at Amite County.