Brewer girls look strong in opening games
Brewer High School’s Lady Patriots made a strong showing in their first two games of the basketball season as they defeated Boaz, 43-37, Thursday and topped Priceville, 54-42. Friday. Both games were on the road.
Tamera Chatman paced the Lady Patriots in their win with 15 points. Malerie Drinkard added 12 points
“It was a typical first game,” said Brewer head coach Ricky Allen. “We were hesitant about putting the ball up when the open look was there.”
Chatman also paced Brewer with 20 point s in the win over Priceville. Malerie Drinkard scored 18 points and had 10 rebounds
and Brook Childers had 14 points and four assists.
Ashlee Quinn led Priceville in scoring with 16 points. She also had five steals and five rebounds. McKenzie Parker had 14 points.
Parker leads Priceville past Danville
McKenzie Parker scored 10 of her 27 points during a 12-0 run in the second half to lift Priceville to a 51-41 win over county rival Danville.
Late in the third quarter, Priceville (1-2) led the Lady Hawks (0-1) 27-24 when Parker took over the game. She was 10 of 13 at the foul line while collecting 4 steals, 3 assists and 7 rebounds.
Priceville head coach Terrie Nelson said this was a much-needed win for her young team.
“Our seniors showed a lot of leadership tonight to help our younger players stay in the right frame of mind under pressure,” Nelson said. “We grew up a lot tonight.”
Ashley Quinn had a trio of 3-pointers to add 15 points for the Lady Bulldogs. Kayla Lucas and Shyanne Stackhouse added 3 points apiece followed by Alex Shields with 2 points and 8 rebounds and Mia Grantland with a free throw.
Charlee Anderson and Sydni Shelton kept Danville in the game with 10 points each. Gracie George added 9 points followed by Tabetha Hutto.