Marchbanks 31 points lead Lady Tigers past Muscle Shoals 54-34

Hartselle improved to 16-6 and 3-0 in area play following their 54-24 win on the road at Muscle Shoals last Tuesday. The Lady Tigers never trailed in the 20-point victory.

Gracie Hill hit two three-pointers and finished with seven points in the first quarter as the Lady Tigers jumped out to a 16-4 lead. Hartselle opened the game with a 10-1 run with points from five different players.

The Lady Tigers extended their lead to 30-17 at halftime after outscoring the Lady Trojans 14-13 in the second quarter. Masyn Marchbanks scored ten points to lead Hartselle.

Marchbanks scored eight of the Lady Tigers’ ten points in the third quarter as their lead grew to 40-25, heading into the fourth quarter.

Hartselle finished the victory by outscoring Muscle Shoals 14-9 in the fourth. Marchbanks finished with nine points in the quarter, while Alyssa McMinimon added three.

Marchbanks finished with a game-high 31 points and seven rebounds to lead Hartselle. Hill and McMinemon each had seven points. Maggie McCleskey added three points, seven rebounds, three assists, and three steals.

Tamora Brown led Muscle Shoals (11-5, 1-1) with nine points, while Aniya Hill had seven.