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Sports Briefs

By Staff
Franklin County Times
Varsity basketball schedule
November 29
Phil Campbell sweeps Hackleburg
PHIL CAMPBELL – The Phil Campbell varsity teams swept the visiting Hackleburg Panthers Monday night.
Jessica Taylor had a career night with 27 points and 21 rebounds to lead the Phil Campbell varsity girls to a 57-49 win over the Lady Panthers.
Chasity Morgan finished with 19 points, while Alissa Smith (7) and Shannon Gasaway (4) also scored for Phil Campbell (3-1).
Cindy Kivette was the leading scorer for Hackleburg with 12 points.
The Phil Campbell varsity boys scored at least 20 points in three quarters and had nine different players score as they defeated Hackleburg 80-43.
Caleb Thompson led Phil Campbell with 18 points, while Korey Pounders added 17. Tanner Maddox (14) and Jonathan Dill (10) also finished in double figures. Adam Mitchell (5), Tate Canida (5), Josh Waid (4), Lawrence Butts (3) and Pablo Santiago (2) also scored for the Bobcats, who improved to 2-2 this season.
Red Bay defeats Belgreen
The Red Bay varsity girls picked up their first win this season with a 59-49 win over Belgreen Nov. 23 in the Russellville Thanksgiving Tournament.
The Lady Tigers used a 17-10 run in the third quarter to break open a close game.
Chelsey McWilliams led Belgreen with 20 points, and Brittany Scott added 15.
Belgreen's Martha Billingham scored 17 points, and Deborah Billingham (13) and Amber Smith (11) also finished in double figures.
ASAW State Poll
No. 1 Fyffe
No. 2 Lanett
No. 3 Leroy
No. 4 Red Bay
No. 5 Cottonwood
No. 6 Loachapoka
No. 7 Wicksburg
No. 8 American Christian
No. 9 Piedmont
No. 10 Addison
Resort announces benefit tourney
December 6
FLORENCE – The first annual Doublehead Resort Sporting Clay Benefit will be held Friday, December 6 at the resort's multi-station sporting clay course. The five-member teams will enjoy a day of shooting that will also include breakfast, lunch, shooter's package and prizes. The entry fee is $500 per team, and all proceeds will benefit the Northwest Alabama Community Health Association. There is a limit of 20 teams for the tournament.For more information, call (256) 685-9267 or (256) 760-4713.
Millenium Run
December 31
The annual Millenium Run 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run will be held Monday, December 31. The race is the only midnight run in north Alabama, and it will be held at First Baptist Church in Killen beginning at 11:45 p.m. For more information, contact Frank Spires at fspires@spiresandassociations.com or (256) 760-9502.