November 21, 2009 11:55:00 PM
Rachel Hollivay scored 12 points Saturday night to lead the New Hope High School girls basketball team past Aliceville 59-36.
Kelli Petty scored nine points for New Hope (2-2).
New Hope plays Tishomingo County at 7 p.m. Monday in the Tishomingo County Classic
n Caledonia 71, Smithville 56 (B): At Smithville, Rickey McCollum poured in a game-high 29 points and had six steals to lead the Confederates on Friday.
Sean Shields scored 11 points, Gavin Coleman grabbed eight rebounds, and Curtis Fluker had seven rehounds for Caledonia (3-1).
Detrume Freeman had 18 points and Antunne Freeman added 15 for Smithville (2-1).
Caledonia led just 19-18 after the first quarter before pulling away. The Confederates led 40-30 at halftime and 58-44 at the end of the third quarter.
n Caledonia 33, Smithville 16 (G): At Smithville, the Lady Confederates evened their record at 2-2 by winning Friday.
Suriah Blanch was the high scorer for Caledonia with nine points.
The leading scorer for Smithville was Kelsi Watson with seven points.
The next action for Caledonia is Monday at home against Lamar County of Vernon, Ala.
n North River Christian 43, Immanuel 41 (B): At Tuscaloosa, Ala., the Rams came up short Saturday in the championship game of the North River Christian Tournament.
Immanuel (4-3) was led by Ross Moore with 12 points and six rebounds, Justin James with 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Christian Good, A.J. Johnston and Joel Meek with six points each.
The next game for Immanuel is Dec. 1 at Central Academy.
n Immanuel 75, Marion Academy 55 (B): At Tuscaloosa, Ala., the Rams advanced to the championship game of the North River Christian Tournament by beating Marion Academy on Friday.
Ross Moore had 18 points and six rebounds to lead Immanuel. Justin James had 16 points and eight rebounds, Christian Good had 12 points and eight rebounds, A.J. Johnston had 11 points, and Chase Boulware with 10 points.
Immanuel led 17-15 after the first quarter before pulling away. The Rams went on to lead 42-27 at halftime and 56-44 at the end of the third period. The Rams won the fourth quarter 19-11.
n Pickens Academy 39, Victory Christian 16 (B): At Carrollton, Ala., the Eagles tipped off the season on a sour note Thursday by going down to defeat to Pickens Academy.
Victory Christian trailed 3-2, 18-7 and 25-13 at the quarter breaks en route to the setback..
Victory Christian''s leading scorer was Nick Hairston with seven points.
n Pickens Academy 59, Victory Christian 40 (G): At Carrollton, Ala., the Lady Eagles lost their season opener by losing to Pickens Academy on Thursday.
Victory Christian trailed 17-10, 39-19 and 51-34 at the quarter breaks.
The leading scorers for Victory Christian were Ashley Canida and Emelia Strickland with 15 points each.
n Caledonia 3, Saltillo 2 (B): At Caledonia, Brandon Webber scored in double overtime to lead the Confederates to a win Friday.
Evan Wester got Caledonia on the scoreboard in the 14th minute on a header from a throw in for a 1-0 lead.
Saltillo tied the score at the 22nd minute.
Webber scored in the 34th minute to give Caledonia a 2-1 lead going into halftime.
In the final minute of regulation, Saltillo tied the score 2-2.
In the girls game, Caledonia suffered a 4-0 loss.
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