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Boys basketball: Bob Jones 63, Pinson Valley 58
Pinson Valley tried to stage a comeback down the home stretch, but could not overcome a heavy first-half deficit as they fell Saturday to Bob Jones 63-58, in the opening round of the Bryant Bank Thanksgiving Tournament at Hewitt-Trussville.
Girls basketball: Pinson Valley 45, Mortimer Jordan 40
Destini McKinney scored a double-double, as Pinson Valley got its first girls basketball win of the season by defeating Mortimer Jordan 45-40.
Boys basketball: Mortimer Jordan 69, Moody 51
Mortimer Jordan used an up-tempo game in Friday's win over Moody that is a bit uncharacteristic for those in the past coached by Lynn Elkins. And the coach says fans may need to get used to it.
Girls basketball: Mortimer Jordan 63, Moody 28
Senior center Megan Snow scored 19 points — 11 of them in the first quarter alone — as Mortimer Jordan rolled over Moody 63-28 in Friday girls basketball action.
Boys basketball: Hayden 57, J.B. Pennington 36
Duncan Parker grabbed a whopping 23 rebounds and scored 12 points, as Hayden trounced J.B. Pennington 57-36 for their first win of the season in boys hoops action Friday.
Girls basketball: J.B. Pennington 46, Hayden 42
Katie Parr had another double-double for Hayden, but it wasn't enough as host J.B. Pennington upset the Wildcats 46-42 in Friday basketball play.
Girls basketball: Locust Fork 64, Susan Moore 20
Ashlyn Adkins scored 16 points to lead Locust Fork to a 64-20 rout at Susan Moore in Friday hoops.
Boys basketball: Locust Fork 59, Susan Moore 22
Kyle Hornbuckle was hot from the floor, going 9-for-10 and scoring 23 points as Locust Fork demolished Susan Moore 59-22 in Friday basketball action.
Boys basketball: Springville 85, Tarrant 70
Tarrant took its first loss under first-year coach Chris Berry, falling to Springville 85-70 in boys basketball action Thursday.
Girls basketball: Hayden 63, Locust Fork 57
Seven players overall scored in double figures, as Hayden defeated neighboring Locust Fork 63-57 in Thursday night girls basketball action.
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