HAYDEN — Katie Parr pulled down 13 rebounds and scored nine points as Hayden defeated Hueytown 53-41 in Thursday's opening round of the Wildcats' annual Christmas girls basketball tournament.
Evin Bibb and Savannah Woodward scored 10 each for the Cats.
Destiny Winters led the Golden Gophers with 20 points; Caitlin Carter added 14/
Hayden plays its semifinal game at 8:30 Friday, right after Mortimer Jordan takes on Springville in the 7 p.m. game. The Blue Devils beat West Point 65=31 in their opener.