By Jesse Lamar
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Winston County High
brought the heat in their season opener as both teams passed by Lynn
The Lady Yellow Jackets were the first to take the
court and tip off their season against the Lady Bears. After four hard
fought periods that had multiple lead changes in the final minutes of
the game, the Lady Jackets came out on top 35-32.
Abby West and Hannah Alexander were the leading
scorers for the Lady Jackets, West put 12 points on the board followed
by Alexander’s 10. Halley Gaddy added 7 points to the mix and
Halla Jacobs put up 4. Cameron Bonds rounded out the score, adding 2
points to the board.
Kayla Pruitt was the leading scorer for the Lady
Bears, putting 20 points on the board. Lillian Ergle put up 3. Ajah
Sawyer, Hannah Alsup, Sidnie Estes and Summer Wills all put up 2
points. Skylar Ewing rounded out the score putting up 1 point.
Following the girls’ win, the varsity boys
took the court to tip off their season. The home team started out hot
and kept up the pace the remainder of the game, leaving the score in
the Jackets’ favor 48-27.
Trey Daniel was the leading scorer for the
Jackets, scoring 11 points. Timber Blankenship added 9 and Kenon
Whitman did his part with 8. Brandon Wade and Cody Henderson each added
6 to the board. Hayden Pendergrass hit two for 4 points. Adam Kilgore
and Brantley Garrison rounded out the Jackets’ score as they each
put 2 on the board.
Peyton Moore was the leading scorer for the Bears
in their offensive efforts, scoring 12 points. Tryston Meeks and Clay
Porter each put up 6 points. Stephen Howell put up one basket, scoring
2 and Cameron Baldy sunk one from the charity stripe to round out the
score with 1 point.