Three players in double-digits lead Brewer past West Morgan

FALKVILLE – Brewer had three players finish in double digits in their 74-52 win over West Morgan in the first round of the Morgan County Tournament.

Hope West, last year’s MVP, led the Lady Patriots with 24 points with 15 coming by way of five three-pointers. Evaiah Burrows had a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds while Jacie Andrews finished with 11 points.

Brewer jumped out to a 23-8 lead in the first quarter. They hit five three-pointers with west connecting on three of them.

The Lady Patriots continued to extend their lead in the second as they outscored West Morgan 21-13. Brewer held a 44-21 lead at halftime.

Brewer extended their lead to 29 late in the third, 63-34. West Morgan closed the quarter on a 5-0 run to cut the lead to 24 going into the final quarter.

“I thought our offense played really well tonight,” said Brewer head coach Jeff Andrews. “We were able to get good looks in the half-court as well as in transition.”

Leisha Steger had six points, six rebounds, and five assists for Brewer, while Gracie Vest added seven points and Pressley Wimberly had six.

West Morgan was led by Jada Gray, who finished with 14 points, while Brandy Hernandez added 10 points, five rebounds, and four assists.

UP NEXT: Brewer (16-8) advances to the semi-finals to face No. 2 seed Priceville (14-8) on Friday night at 6:30 pm at Falkville High School.

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