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Turner, Kirby lead Tigerettes to a victory over Lady Cats

Hannah Turner and Isabell Kirby each scored nine points as Black Mountain won 31-23 on Thursday at Rosspoint in seventh- and eighth-grade basketball action.

Hailey Austin scored 19 to lead Rosspoint.

Brianna Howard scored seven points to lead Rosspoint to a 24-17 win in fifth- and sixth-grade action.

Black Mountain defeated Wallins 28-20 on Tuesday at Black Mountain. Turner led the Tigerettes with nine points.

Taytum Griffin poured in 17 for the Lady Devils.

Wallins won 28-11 in fifth- and sixth-grade action as Faith Caldwell led Wallins with 11 points.

Shaylea Lewis scored eight for Black Mountain.

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Black Mountain (31) — Hannah Turner 9, Isabell Kirby 9, Hanna Pace 8, Emma Mulkey 3, Kaitlyn Turner 2.

Rosspoint (23) — Hailey Austin 19, Samantha Goshen 2, Kaitlyn Anderson 1, Caryle Whitaker 1.

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Rosspoint (24) — Brianna Howard 7, Faith Hoskins 6, Katelyn Daniels 6, Morgan Blevins 3, Mallory Long 2.

Black Mountain (17) — Hannah Kirby 12, Chelsey Cottrell 4, Shaylea Lewis 1.

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Black Mountain (3) — Chelsey Cottrell 3.

Rosspoint (2) — Aubrey Hensley 2.

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Black Mountain (28) — Hannah Turner 9, Isabell Kirby 7, Hanna Pace 6, Emma Mulkey 4, Kaitlyn Turner 2.

Wallins (20) — Taytum Griffin 17, Brooklyn Wood 2, Jaden Lane 1.

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Wallins (28) — Faith Caldwell 11, Rylie Maggard 7, Heaven Hensley 4, Whitney Teague 3, Alyssa Hensley 2, Whitney Noe 1.

Black Mountain (11) — Shaylea Lewis 8, Hannah Kirby 3.

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Black Mountain (6) — Chelsey Cottrell 6.

Wallins (4) — Alyssa Hensley 2, Whitney Noe 2.

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County tournament opening Saturday at James A. Cawood

The county fifth- and sixth-grade tournament will open Saturday at James A. Cawood Elementary School with four first-round games. The schedule includes: 10 a.m. — Cawood vs Green Hills; 11:30 a.m. — Wallins vs Rosspoint; 1 p.m. — Evarts vs Cumberland; 2:30 p.m. — James A. Cawood vs Black Mountain.