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Balanced attack propels Evarts to win at JACES

Jaylin Smith scored 15 points while Jaylin Preston and Aaliyah Cloud added 11 each as the Evarts Lady Cats passed one of their toughest tests of the season with a 44-18 win Thursday at James A. Cawood, improving to 13-0.

Keely North scored 14 points to lead the 12-2 Trojanettes.

Kylie Jones scored 18 as JACES (14-1) won 40-16 in the fifth- and sixth-grade game.

Ashley Preston led Evarts with seven points.

James A. Cawood plays host to Cawood on Monday. Evarts travels to Green Hills on Monday.

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Evarts (44) — Jaylin Smith 15, Aaliyah Cloud 11, Alexis Branson 5, Jaylin Preston 11, Madison Jones 2.

James A. Cawood (18) — Keely North 14, Summer Farley 1, Taylor Lunsford 3.

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James A. Cawood (40) — Kylie Jones 18, Ella Karst 9, Skylar Shepherd 7, Miah Davis 3, Faysiah Fields 2, Juleaa Smith 1.

Evarts (16) — Ashley Preston 7, Alexis Freeman 3, Carly Madden 2, Drucilla Brown 2, Aliyah King 2.

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Smith, Preston team for 25 in win over Wallins

Jaylin Smith scored 14 points and Jaylin Preston added 11 as Evarts rolled past visiting Wallins 43-10 on Tuesday in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action.

Tatum Griffin led the Lady Devils with nine points.

Carly Madden and Ashley Preston each scored nine points as Evarts won 26-12 in fifth- and sixth-grade action.

Evarts won 5-2 in the fourth-grade game.

Wallins plays host to Cumberland on Monday.

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Evarts (43) — Jaylin Smith 14, Jaylin Preston 11, Alexis Branson 8, Aliyah Cloud 6, Maria Ball 4.

Wallins (10) — Tatum Griffin 9, Hannah Massingale 1

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Evarts (26) — Carly Madden 9, Ashley Preston 9, Drucilla Brown 4, Allie Kelly 2, Alexis Freeman 1, Aliyah King 1.

Wallins (12) — Faith Caldwell 4, Rylie Maggard 4, Whitney Noe 2, Heaven Hensley 2.

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Evarts (5) — Chelsey Farley 3, Macy Jones 2.

Wallins (2) — Alyssa Hensley 2.

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North leads Trojanettes over Black Mountain

Led by 11 points from Keely North, James A. Cawood (12-1) defeated visiting Black Mountain 31-18 in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action Monday.

Isabell Kirby led the Tigerettes with 11 points.

Skylar Shepherd poured in 18 points as JACES (13-1) won 41-9 in fifth and sixth-grade action. Ella Karst contributed 10 points.

Black Mountain returns to action Tuesday at home against Green Hills.

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James A. Cawood (31) — Keely North 11, Star Hardy 6, Taylor Lunsford 5, McKenzie Crider 4, Aaliyah Elliott 3, Aaliyah Lewis 2.

Black Mountain (18) — Isabell Kirby 11, Hannah Turner 4, Kaitlyn Turner 2, Emma Mulkey 1.

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James A. Cawood (41) — Skylar Shepherd 18, Ella Karst 10, Leah Davis 6, Kylie Jones 3, Fayisha Fields 2, Juleea Smith 2.

Black Mountain (9) — Hannah Kirby 6, Chelsey Cottrell 2, Jamie Givens 1.

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Lady Comets improve to 14-0 with blowout of Green Hills

Led by 16 points from Kylie Noe, Cawood (14-0) stayed on top in the fifth- and sixth-grade county standings with a 33-8 win over visiting Green Hills.

No information was submitted on the seventh- and eighth-grade game.

Cawood returns to action Monday at James A. Cawood. Green Hills travels to Evarts on Monday.

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Cawood (33) — Cheyanne Rhymer 5, Kylie Noe 16, Abbi Fields 8, Maddi Middleton 4.

Green Hills (8) — Alisha Middleton 4, Faith Barnard 2, Ali Hensley 2.