Sports: Wildcats, Indians win. Hayden recovered from a three-game pre-Christmas losing streak by routing Hewitt-Trussville 59-36 in the opening round of the Wildcats’ own Christmas Classic girls basketball tournament. Mortimer Jordan did not fare as well, losing to Homewood 35-30. Jordan will face Cordova in a consolation bracket semifinal today at 4, while Hayden takes on Hueytown in a winner’s bracket semifinal at 8:30. The tournament concludes Saturday. Meanwhile, in boys’ action, Pinson Valley overcame a sluggish start to defeat Randolph School 70-51 in the first round of the WQSB/Albertville Civitans Christmas Classic tourney. They’ll take on Boaz in a quarterfinal game this morning at 10:30.