BOYS BASKETBALL

Catholic 54, Prattville Christian 42

DJ Jamerson scored 14 points and LJ Green added 11 as the Knights eased past Prattville Christian 54-42 in the area opener for both teams on Friday night in the Catholic gym.

Jacob Comer led the Panthers with 20 points and five rebounds. Coleman Hunter added eight points and four rebounds. Stillman Davis had six points and six rebounds, while Brady Hughes grabbed five rebounds.

Catholic (7-5) remains home to play Brew Tech on Saturday at 4:30 p.m., before hosting Montgomery Academy in an area game on Tuesday. Prattville Christian (6-11) will play host to Trinity on Tuesday.

In the junior varsity game, Brady Roberson had 12 points and four assists to lead Prattville Christian in a 60-37 loss to Catholic. Collier Connell scored 10 points. Collin Ross and Cohen Palmore each scored five points, while Cade Segars dished out four assists. PCA (3-4) will host St. James on Saturday.

Pike Road 62, Brewbaker Tech 45

Blake Durham scored 22 points to lead Pike Road to its fifth consecutive win and second area win with a 62-45 victory over the Rams in the Brew Tech gym on Friday night.

Trey Wallace added 19 points for Pike Road, followed by KJ Westry with eight. The Patriots (12-7 and 2-0 in area play) travel to Opelika on Saturday before returning home to play host to Tallassee in an area game on Friday.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Pike Road 41, Brewbaker Tech 36

Freshman Jazz Johnson had 15 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Patriots to their second consecutive area victory with a 41-36 win in the Brew Tech gym on Friday night.

Jada Roberts added 11 points for Pike Road, which improved to 2-0 in area play and will host Tallassee in a 5A, Area 5 game on Friday.

Prattville Christian 62, Catholic 20

Ella Jane Connell led the Lady Panthers with 20 points, six rebounds and six assists as Prattville Christian won its area opener in the Catholic gym on Friday night.

Hannah Jones added 14 points and 13 rebounds for PCA, followed by Avery Rogers with 13 points and five steals, CoCo Thomas with 10 points, eight rebounds and four assists and Chelsea Mulliner with seven points.

PCA (16-2) will play host to Trinity on Tuesday in another area matchup.

Alabama Christian 43, LAMP 32

Michaelyn Manning scored 22 points, including 15 in the second half, to lead the Eagles to an 11-point win over the Golden Tigers in the area opener for both teams on Friday in the LAMP gym.

Manning had just seven points at the half and ACA was clinging to a five-point lead, but Manning had eight points in the third quarter, twice that of LAMP, to help the Eagles pull away.

LAMP managed just two field goals in the second half and got most of its points at the free-throw line, where LAMP players connected on 8 of 14 free throws in the third and fourth quarters.

Mackenie Lewis led LAMP with 12 points, followed by Ariana Cannida with 10.

ACA returns home to play Holtville on Monday and Highland Home on Tuesday.

Meadowview Christian 49, Jackson Academy 34

SELMA -- Patricia Peoples had 24 points and seven rebounds and Grace Redd added 10 points as the Trojans defeated Jackson Academy 49-34 in an area game on Friday in the Meadowview Christian gym.

Meadowview (4-4) improved to 2-0 in area play after defeating Jackson for the second time in four days. On Tuesday, Peoples had 21 points and Redd added seven as Meadowview pulled out a 37-35 win at Jackson.

Meadowview Christian plays Snook Academy on Saturday.

WRESTLING

St. James 48, Reeltown 24

St. James 52, Holtville 18

Saint James extended its 2020-21 dual meet record to 13-5 with a pair of victories in a tri-match against Reeltown and Holtville on Thursday.

The Trojans were led by senior Taylor Penney (heavyweight division) and junior Clayton Craft (170-pound division), who pinned both of their opponents.

The Trojans will host the Julian McPhillips Tournament this weekend.