The Pisgah varsity basketball team gave Carey Ellison a milestone win on Nov. 26.

The Eagles defeated Holly Pond 59-32 during the Holly Pond Thanksgiving Classic for Ellison’s 600th career victory.

Ellison has coached Pisgah for 24 seasons, amassing a record of 600-151 with five state championships.

Pisgah (6-0) raced out to a 30-4 lead after one quarter and was in front 41-17 at halftime and 57-26 after three quarters.

Molly Heard scored 19 points and Chloe Womack netted 16 for Pisgah, which also got seven points each from Layla Hatfield and Kallie Tinker and six from Madison Myers. 

Scottsboro 80, Sylvania 61 — At Geraldine, the Wildcats posted a season-high point total in a convincing win Nov. 26 over Sylvania. 

Scottsboro led by double figures at each quarter break, 21-11 after one, 41-30 at halftime and 64-48 after three quarters.

AUM signee Carley Bell scored a game-high 25 points for Scottsboro while Lexi Bennett had 18, Audrey Holland had 10, Madison Holland had nine and Maggie Armstrong had eight.

Makayla Bullock scored 15 points and Kenadi Lee had 12 for Sylvania (2-2).

North Jackson 51, South Pittsburg (Tenn.) 35 — At South Pittsburg, Tennessee, the Chiefs posted their first win of the season Nov. 26 with a win over its state-line neighbor during the Richard Hardy Thanksgiving Tournament.

North Jackson led 13-11 after one quarter and 25-21 at halftime before opening up a double-digit lead, 39-27, after three quarters.

Summer Varnum scored a game-high 21 points for the Chiefs, who also got 10 from Sarah Morgan and eight each from Hadley Burnette and Delana Pierce. Daycie Mabry and Ashley Green had eight each for South Pittsburg.

Skyline 62, Richard Hardy (Tenn.) 19 — At South Pittsburg, Tennessee, the Vikings raced in front 20-6 after one quarter and cruised the victory in the Richard Hardy Thanksgiving Tournament on Nov. 26.

Gracie Stuckey scored 14 points and Bailee Usrey added 13 for Skyline, which also got 11 from Aidan Bellomy, nine from Kenzi Manning and seven from Blakely Stuckey. 

Northwest Whitfield (Ga.) 53, Section 40 — At Tunnel Hill, Georgia, the Lions late rally attempt fell short during the Battle of the States Challenge on Nov. 26.

Section trailed 12-7 after one quarter, 32-13 at halftime and 45-26 after three quarters.

Haley Smart led the Lions with 16 points while Savannah White and Jennifer Vega netted seven each and Madison Armstrong and Dailey Hanenburg had five each. 

Pisgah 66, Chilton County 15 — At Holly Pond, Pisgah coasted past Class 5A Chilton County during the Holly Pond Thanksgiving Classic on Nov. 26.

Pisgah led 28-8, 47-11 and 56-15 at the quarter breaks.

Kallie Tinker scored 12 points and Anna Young and Bella Bobo had 10 each while Madison Myers had seven and Kristen York and Chloe Womack had six each.

Wednesday

North Jackson 56, Sequatchie County (Tenn.) 52 — At South Pittsburg, Tennessee, the Chiefs made 14 of 19 free-throw attempts in the four quarter to hold off Sequatchie County for a win in the Richard Hardy Thanksgiving Tournament. 

North Jackson trailed 11-10 after one quarter but led 29-27 at halftime and 42-33 after three quarters.

Summer Varnum scored 21 points for the Chiefs while Sarah Morgan had 12, Hadley Burnette had nine and Alexis Moore had seven. Ella Edgemon had 28 points for Sequatchie County (28).

Skyline 69, Grundy County (Tenn.) 59 — At South Pittsburg, Tennessee, the Vikings remained undefeated with a victory in the Richard Hardy Thanksgiving Tournament.

Skyline led 15-5, 40-21 and 55-41 at the quarter breaks.

Bailee Usrey scored a game-high 25 points and Gracie Stuckey pitched in 16 points for the Vikings, who also got 12 from Aidan Bellomy, five from Brinlee Potts and four from Alli McAllister.

North Murray (Ga.) 60, Section 54 — At Tunnel Hill, Georgia, the Lions dropped a close battle with another large Georgia school during the Battle of the State Challenge.

Section trailed 22-18, 43-34 and 51-49 at the quarter breaks.

Haley Smart netted 19 points for the Lions, who also got 11 each from Madison Armstrong and Jennifer Vega and 10 from Savannah White.

Fyffe 65, Scottsboro 42 — At Geraldine, last season’s Class 2A state runner-up snapped Scottsboro’s four-game winning streak during play Wednesday at the Geraldine Thanksgiving Tournament.

Scottsboro trailed 15-12 after one quarter before Fyffe opened up a 38-21 halftime lead and led 51-31 after three quarters.

Carley Bell scored 10 points for Scottsboro, which also got six from Daylee Dudley, five from Lexie Bennett and four each from Maggie Armstrong, Annalynn Buckner, Madison Holland and Allie Scott.

Friday

Skyline 66, Sequatchie County (Tenn.) 50 — At South Pittsburg, Tennessee, the Vikings finished 3-0 in the Richard Hardy Thanksgiving Tournament.

Skyline (7-0) jumped in front 24-11 after one quarter and led 40-29 at halftime and 48-39 after three quarters.

Bailee Usrey scored 17 of her game-high 26 points in the first quarter to go with five rebounds. Gracie Stuckey netted 15 points, six rebounds and five assists while Aidan Bellomy had 13 points and Alli McAllister had eight points and 11 rebounds.

North Jackson 58, Grundy County (Tenn.) — At South Pittsburg, Tennessee, the Chiefs capped off a perfect 3-0 run through the Richard Hardy Thanksgiving Tournament with a win over Grundy County.

North Jackson (3-4) led 15-9, 28-25 and 46-38 at the quarter breaks.

Summer Varnum scored 17 points and Alexis Moore and Delana Pierce netted 12 each for the Chiefs, who also got six from Hadley Burnette, five from Sarah Morgan and three from Paige Dunn.

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