Top-seeded and Class 2A No. 10-ranked Hornets pulled away in the second half to hand the fourth-seeded Lions a season-ending setback Monday night in the Class 2A Area 15 Tournament semifinals.
Section (12-16) trailed just 18-13 after one quarter and 29-24 at halftime before Ider extended its lead to 46-32 after three quarters.
Madison Armstrong scored 15 points and Savannah White netted 14 for Section while Jennifer Vega added 10 and Haley Smart had eight.
Scoring leaders for Ider were Gracie Flynn with 20, Alayna Chapman with 18, Kayleigh Carson with 10, Erin Pruett with nine and Kinleigh Carson with six.
Ider (23-6) plays second-seeded Fyffe in the area finals on Thursday (6 p.m.).
Fyffe 74, NSM 44 — At Ider, third-seeded North Sand Mountain suffered a season-ending loss to second-seeded and Class 2A No. 7-ranked Fyffe in the Class 2A Area 15 Tournament semifinals Monday night.
NSM (3-18) trailed 24-8, 46-16 and 62-24 at the quarter breaks.
Jesse Weldon scored 16 points and Vickey Hassell netted 12 for NSM, which also got five each from Kaitlyn Davis and Nady Poore.
Alexia Barber scored 12 points while Gracelyn Hicks and Madison Myers scored 10 for Fyffe (23-6).