Girls: Falkville 62 Winston Co. 48

The Lady Blue Devils battled back from a 33-17 third-quarter deficit to get an area win over Winston Co.

The Lady Yellow Jackets had a 27-17 lead at halftime and extended it to 33-17 with a 6-0 run to start the third quarter. Falkville closed the quarter on a 22-8 run that was powered by Ellie Cate Hill’s 11 points. Heading into the fourth quarter, Winston Co. led 41-39.

It was all Lady Blue Devils in the fourth as they outscored the Lady Yellow Jackets 23-7 to complete the comeback for the 62-48 win.

Hill finished with a game-high 19 points, seven rebounds and five steals to lead Falkville (15-4, 3-1). She knocked down five 3-pointers for 15 of her points.

Sydnee Fitzgerald added 15 points and six steals, while Makenzie Veal had 13 points and seven rebounds for the Lady Blue Devils.

Makayla Lindsey and Izzy Cofer each had 12 points for Winston Co. (1-7, 0-4).

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