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BA Lady Cougars sack JA, Columbia

Either on the road or at home, the Brookhaven Academy LadyCougars were unbeatable. They whipped the Jackson Academy girls39-32 Friday night at JA and returned home to humble ColumbiaAcademy 56-27 Saturday night.

In varsity boys action, Jackson Academy smashed BA 58-32. OnSaturday night, the BA Cougars beat Columbia Academy 102-39.

Brookhaven 39, Jackson 32

The Lady Cougars got12 points and 9 rebounds from Altmanin the hard-fought win over JA. They also got 6 rebounds from AncyMyers. Anna K. Gatlin made 3 assists and Amy Smith had 3steals.

The BA girls took a 20-15 halftime lead.

JA (18-6) lost to the Lady Cougars for the second timethis season.

Brookhaven 56, Columbia 27

Altman scored 16 points and Anna L. Gatlin 13 as theLady Cougars (29-1, 7-0) devoured Columbia. They were led inrebounding by Lindsey Phillips and Anna L. Gatlin with 6 boardsapiece. Katie Newman made 4 assists. Phillips had 4 steals and AmySmith 3.

Coach Barry Gray’s team led 38-7 athalftime.

Jackson 58, Brookhaven 32

Friday night, Paul Coker led Brookhaven with 12 pointsand four rebounds. Ben Davis grabbed three rebounds.

Jimbo Taylor and John Barnes led Jackson with 11 pointsapiece.

Brookhaven 102, Columbia 39

Directing Brookhaven (20-5, 6-0) to the Saturday nightwin with 25 points and nine rebounds was Turner Havard. JakeSessums fired in 17 points and had three assists. Collecting 14points, nine rebounds and five assists was Coker. Jimmy Lathamnetted 11 points followed by Craig Smith with 10points.

Colby Caster had 11 points for Columbia.

Junior High Girls

Brookhaven beat JA 37-25 in the junior high girls game,led by Abby Williams with 13 points and Lauren Smith with 8. PageBee led the Lady Raiders with 12 points.

On Saturday, Brookhaven (20-0, 8-0) whipped Columbia45-11, paced by Jessie Altman with 9 points and Williams with 8.Allyson Pickett chipped in 7 points and Smith 5.

The Junior High District 4-AA Tournament starts Mondayat Columbia Academy.

Junior High Boys

JA slipped past Brookhaven 40-32 in the boys game.Jonathan Winborne led the Cougars with 12 points. Scoring 18 pointsfor JA was Tyler Winford.

Saturday night, Brookhaven whipped Columbia 51-45.Powering the Cougars with 22 points was Winborne followed by ColeHodges with 14 points. Thomas Gray netted 13 forColumbia.

Patrick Ayres scored 11 points to lead the 7th gradeBrookhaven boys to a 55-20 victory over JA. Steven Covington addedeight points.

GIRLS

Brookhaven Academy 39, Jackson Academy 32

Brookhaven (39) Lindsay Altman 12, Newman 8, Myers 6,A.K. Gatlin 5, Phillips 4, Amy Smith 3.

Jackson (32) Sample 8, Black 6, Studdard 5, Vaughn 4,Hartlein 4, Brown 3, Smithhart 2.

Total fouls: Brookhaven 15. Jackson 21. Fouledout-Sample, Vaughn.

Free Throws M-A: Brookhaven 13-20. Jackson8-12.

3-point goals: none.

Brookhaven Academy 14 6 10 9 -39

Jackson Academy 10 5 6 11 – 32

Brookhaven Academy 56, Columbia Academy 27

Brookhaven (56) Lindsay Altman 16, A.L. Gatlin 13, Myers7, Berry 6, Smith 6, A.K. Gatln 4, Phillips 2, Newman 1, A. Davis1.

Columbia (27) Erin Bass 7, Ramshur 6, Herring 6, Miller4, Williamson 2, Deangelo 2.

Total fouls: Brookhaven 5. Columbia 20. Fouledout-none.

Free Throws M-A: Brookhaven 10-26. Columbia0-0.

3-point goals: Smith 2, Berry 2, Ramshur 2,Bass.

Brookhaven Academy 21 17 7 11 -56

Columbia Academy 0 7 9 11 – 27

BOYS

Jackson Academy 58, Brookhaven Academy 32

Brookhaven (32) Paul Coker 12, Havard 7, Sessums 6,Moreton 2, Waycaster 1, Magee 4.

Jackson (58) Jimbo Taylor 11, John Barnes 11, Neal 9,Wakefield 9, Craig 2, Sakett 3, Shazeb 4, Ferrell 3, Anger 4,Marvell 2.

Total fouls: Jackson 14. Brookhaven 13. Fouled out-None.Technicals-None.

Free throws M-A: Jackson 9-10. Brookhaven4-6.

3-point goals: Taylor 3, Wakefield,Ferrell.

Brookhaven Academy 10 4 13 5 – 32

Jackson Academy 14 17 13 14 – 58

Brookhaven Academy 102, Columbia Academy 39

Columbia (39) Colby Caster 11, Haddux 7, McCutter 2,McDaniels 7, Roberts 4, Williams 4, Tolar 2, Beach 2.

Brookhaven (102) Turner Havard 25, Sessums 17, Coker 14,Davis 7, Moreton 6, Lagrone 2, Craig Smith 10, Latham 11, Waycaster2, Magee 2, Oster 6.

Total fouls: Columbia 15. Brookhaven 12. Fouledout-None. Technicals-Toler.

Free throws M-A: Brookhaven 10-17. Columbia3-3.

3-point goals: Sessums 3, Davis, Craig Smith 2, Latham2, Caster 3, McDaniels.

Columbia Academy 16 12 7 4 – 39

Brookhaven Academy 21 24 26 31 – 102