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Girls basketball: Clay-Chalkville 49, Gardendale 41
The Rockets fell behind Clay-Chalkville early but caught up to take a two-point lead after three periods, only to see the Cougars come back late to win 49-41 over Gardendale in Thursday night girls basketball play.
Boys basketball: Tarrant 66, Corner 61
In the past two seasons, Tarrant's boys basketball game has won a total of two games. Since the start of the season under new coach Chris Berry, the Wildcats have won their first two and lost none.
Girls basketball: Tarrant 31, Corner 30
Avery Wakefield scored 18 points, all but two of them in the second half, but Corner could not quite overcome a sluggish start as they were edged by Tarrant 31-30 in girls basketball on Tuesday.
Boys basketball: Marion Academy 51, Tabernacle Christian 38
Marion Academy jumped out ahead of Taberncale Christian from the start, and coasted to a 51-38 victory Tuesday in boys basketball action.
Boys basketball: Gardendale 53, Oak Mountain 42
Austin Hicks and Juan Jackson each had 11 points and foure rebounds, as Gardendale got out to an early lead and hung on to beat Oak Mountain 53-42 in boys basketball action Tuesday.
Girls basketball: Locust Fork 42, J.B. Pennington 33
Kristen Cox dominated, the game, scoring 23 points and pulling in eight rebounds as Locust Fork defeated J.B. Pennington 42-33 in girls basketball action Tuesday.
Girls basketball: Oak Mountain 46, Gardendale 43
Gardendale couldn't withstand a late comeback by homestanding Oak Mountain, as the Rockets fell 46-43 in girls basketball action Tuesday.
Boys basketball: Pinson Valley 63, Shades Valley 62 (OT)
For the second straight game, Pinson Valley went into overtime, but this time with a different result.
Time for a history lesson: McAdory, JefCoEd apologize for "trail of tears" banner at Pinson Valley game
The banners that cheerleaders make for high school football teams to run through before games usually have innocuous messages, or at worst just silly.
Girls basketball: Ashville 31, Hayden 29
Hayden recorded its first girls basketball loss of the season, as they fell to Ashville 31-29 in the championship of the Bulldogs' season-opening tournament.
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