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Boys basketball: Gardendale 72, Carver-Birmingham 66 (OT)
Quantarrius Wilson led Gardendale with 19 points, but none were as important as the bucket he sank with 1.5 seconds to play that forced overtime at Carver, leading to a 72-66 win in a key Class 6A Area 12 matchup Tuesday.
Girls basketball: Gardendale 54, Carver-Birmingham 48
Gardendale got momentum from a 23-point effort in the third quarter, then held on to withstand a similar spurt by Carver in the fourth as the Rockets got a Class 6A Area 12 win by a 54-48 score Tuesday.
Boys basketball: Walker 85, Mortimer Jordan 78
Dalton Hudson had a huge night for Mortimer Jordan, but Walker had an even bigger fourth quarter as a team, scoring 32 points in the period to come back for a 85-78 Class 5A Area 14 win Tuesday night.
Girls basketball: Walker 66, Mortimer Jordan 63
Bess Crane led all scorers with 22 points, but it wasn't enough for her Mortimer Jordan squad as they lost a closely-contested Class 5A Area 14 game at Walker by a 66-63 score on Tuesday.
Boys basketball: Hayden 60, Curry 39
Corbie Craig scored 13 points to lead Hayden past Curry 60-39 in a Class 5A Area 14 boys basketball game Tuesday.
Girls basketball: Hayden 56, Curry 26
Hayden won its second straight Area 14 girls basketball game with relative ease Tuesday, handing Curry a 56-26 mercy-rule loss.
Wrestling: Hayden, Thompson, Gardendale split tri-match
Visiting Hayden and Thompson each went 1-1 against host Gardendale and each other in a wrestling tri-match Monday night.
Girls basketball: Locust Fork 56, J.B. Pennington 26
Locust Fork had a bad night shooting from the field, but more than made up for it on defense and at the foul line as they routed J.B. Pennington 56-26 in a mercy-rule girls basketball victory Monday night.
Girls basketball: Hayden 52, Walker 46
Walker kept just within shouting distance all night, but Hayden used a 7-1 run in the last minutes of the game Friday to score a 52-46 win in the first Class 5A Area 14 girls basketball game for both teams.
Boys basketball: Walker 78, Hayden 61
Walker scored 17 unanswered points in the second quarter, as they ran to a 78-61 win ay Hayden in Class 5A Area 14 boys' hoops Friday.
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