Lady Tigers runs past Decatur 50-22

Seven players scored for Hartselle in their 50-22 win over Decatur last Friday. The Lady Tigers improved to 17-6 and 4-0 in area play following the victory.

Decatur scored the first two points of the quarter to grab their only lead of the game. Hartselle had runs of 8-0 and 10-0 to run away from the Lady Red Raiders. Masyn Marchbanks scored nine points in the first quarter as the Lady Tigers jumped out to an 18-4 lead. Karleigh Shipley added five points.

The defense was the story in the second quarter as the teams combined for nine points. The Lady Tigers extended their lead to 24-7 at halftime after holding Decatur to three points in the quarter.

Hartselle left no doubt in the game’s outcome following a 17-3 third-quarter outburst. Marchbanks scored eight, while Gracie Hill hit two three-pointers and finished with six as the Lady Tigers extended their lead to 41-10, heading into the fourth quarter.

The Lady Red Raiders outscored the Lady Tigers 12-9 in the fourth quarter to make the final score 50-22. Mary Frances Itsede scored five points, and Shipley added four in the last quarter.

Marchbanks finished with 15 points and six steals to lead the Lady Tigers (17-6, 4-0). Shipley added nine points, five rebounds, and four steals. Itsede and Hill each had eight points. Itsede added seven rebounds, while Hill had five rebounds and three steals.

CC Chapman finished with six points to lead Decatur (7-15).