The Hartselle Lady Tigers and Hazel Green met in a rematch of their Northwest Regional finals thriller that the Lady Trojans won 32-25. The defending state champions left no doubt in Monday’s game at Hartselle High School.

Hazel Green opened the game with an 8-0 run and led 12-4 at the end of the first quarter. Masyn Marchbanks and Alyssa McMinemon each had two points in the quarter.

The second quarter started with a Hartselle 12-3 run that gave them a 16-15 lead. However, the Lady Trojans closed the half on a 15-0 run, capitalizing on multiple Lady Tiger turnovers, to take a 30-16 lead into halftime. Marchbanks scored nine for Hartselle.

The Lady Trojans defense dominated the second half, giving up 14 total points. Hazel Green outscored the Lady Tigers 34-14 in close out the game.

Marchbanks finished with a game-high 20 points to lead the Lady Tigers. She also had five rebounds, three steals, one assist, and one block. Kayleigh Shipley and Emma Roden each had three points.

Sydney Stewart had 19 points to lead Hazel Green. Leah Brooks added 16 points.

Hartselle (4-4) will travel to Mountain Brook on Friday for a 6:00 pm tip.

Hazel Green

PTS REB AST STL BLK
64269122

Hartselle

Player PTS REB AST STL BLK
Maggie McCleskey00000
Masyn Marchbanks205431
Gracie Hill00000
Kaitlyn Hogan23000
Emma Roden30010
Leyanne Cera00000
Alyssa McMinemon20010
Andra Pleasant00000
Sage Patrick01000
Karleigh Shipley31110
Mary Frances Itsede09000
Total3019561