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Belgreen boys sow top seed in area, girls secure top spot in area

The Belgreen Bulldogs secured the top spot in their area this week with a big win over Vina and Hackleburg. Belgreen beat Vina 64-17 to win the regular season area title and followed it with a 56-41 win over Hackleburg.

Belgreen put the Vina Red Devils away early, taking a 20-6 lead in the first quarter and extending the lead to 42-12 by halftime.

Hunter Woodruff led Belgreen with 12 points, followed by Braycen Johnson with 11 points and Alex Guidry with 10 points. Gabe Estrada added eight points, Landon Cox six points and Will King four points. Miguel Cruz Perez, Ben Wilkins and Aaron Rubido scored two points each, and Jake Dill added a point.

For Vina, Christian McCarley scored six points, Matthew Patterson four points, Grayson Ridge three points, Tristen Farr two points and Lane Easterling two points.

Braycen Johnson scored 28 points to lead Belgreen past Hackleburg 56-41. Johnson scored eight points in the first, third and fourth quarter.

The Bulldogs led the Panthers 19-11 at the end of the first quarter and led 27-21 at the half. Belgreen extended their lead to 44-35 at the end of the third quarter.

Jonathan Medoza followed Johnson with 11 points. Hunter Woodruff added eight points, Landon Cox five points and Will King four points.

Belgreen girls secure top spot in area

The Belgreen Bulldogs secured the top seed in regular season area play with two easy wins, beating Vina 56-34 and Hackleburg 58-45.

Belgreen got off to a slow start against Vina, leading 12-7 after one quarter and 25-17 at halftime. The Bulldogs put the game on ice in the third quarter, outscoring the Red Devils 28-5 to take a 53-22 lead.

Dacota Green led Belgreen with 14 points, followed by Morgan Lauderdale with 12 points. Mackinley Hogan added eight points and Makenna Fisher six points. Kierra Smith, Lillianna Willingham, Alayna Tate and Carson Hovater scored three points each. Isabella Tate finished with a point.

For Vina, Khylee Brooks scored nine points, Layla Hester eight points, Kaley Attaway six points, Lana Bell four points, Braxton Quinn three points and Jaylyn Shotts one point.

Dacota Green scored 26 points to lead Belgreen past Hackleburg 58-47.

Belgreen led 19-13 at the end of one quarter and extended their lead to 36-28 at halftime. The Bulldogs got some breathing space in the third quarter, outscoring the Panthers 17-6 to take a 53-34 lead.

Bryn Scott and Makenna Fisher followed Green, scoring nine points each. Alayanna Tate added five points and Lily Green four points.

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