BOYS BASKETBALL

Catholic 56, Trinity 44

DJ Jamerson had 15 points and 15 rebounds as the Knights pulled away in the fourth quarter to win a battle of area unbeatens on Friday night in the Catholic gym.

Myles Butler added 13 points, 10 rebounds and five steals as the Knights (10-5) outscored Trinity 19-12 in the fourth quarter to improve to 3-0 in area play.

Ben Easterling led Trinity (11-6) with 10 points, followed by Beau O’Ferrell with nine and Jon Cole Portis with eight as the Wildcats dropped to 2-1 in area play.

Catholic will play host to Robert E. Lee on Monday night before resuming area play with a game at Montgomery Academy on Tuesday.

Trinity returns home to play host to Prattville Christian in an area game on Tuesday.

LAMP 62, BTW Magnet 61

Felix McGhee scored 26 points as the Golden Tigers rallied from a 10-point deficit in the final three minutes to edge BTW Magnet 62-61 in a 4A Area 5 game on Friday night.

Jordan McKenzie added 11 points for LAMP, which travels to Alabama Christian next Friday for another area game.

Bryce Brown led BTW-Magnet with 14 points.

Pike Road 59, Tallassee 44

PIKE ROAD -- Blake Durham and Trey Wallace each had 23 points to lead the Patriots to a 15-point win over the Tigers in a 5A Area 5 matchup in the Pike Road gym on Friday night.

Pike Road (13-7) improved to 3-0 in area play with the win and remains home to play Bullock County on Tuesday and area rival Beauregard on Thursday.  

GIRLS BASKETBALL

LAMP 46, BTW Magnet 37

Mackenzie Lewis scored 24 points to lead LAMP to an area victory over BTW-Magnet on Friday night.

Amiya Cleveland led BTW with 19 points.

Pike Road 1, Tallassee 0

PIKE ROAD -- Pike Road remained unbeaten in area play on Friday with a 5A Area 5 forfeit victory over the Tigers.

After a brawl against Calhoun in the Tallassee gym resulted in ejections for both teams on Thursday night, the Tigers didn’t have enough players to compete in the area contest on Friday.

Pike Road improved to 3-0 in area play with the win and returns to action on Tuesday against Bullock County.