The North Sand Mountain girls basketball team got win No. 1 of the season on Monday.

NSM used a dominant second half to defeat visiting Woodville 56-19. The Bison led 19-15 at halftime but outscored the Panthers 39-4 in the second half to get the win.

Ariana Christopher scored 17 points for while Katie Long scored 13 for NSM (1-1). Camryn Geiger had six points and seven rebounds for Woodville, which also got six points from Taylor Robertson and six rebounds from Tia Edwards.

Ider 73, Pisgah 69 — At Ider, the visiting Eagles suffered their first setback of the season after dropping a close game with last year’s 2A Northeast Regional champion.

Pisgah (2-1) trailed 33-23 at halftime.

Presley Higdon and Chloe Womack scored 17 points each for the Eagles while Annie Hughes had 13 points and eight rebounds and Shelby Lacy had eight points and four steals.

Sparkman 61, Scottsboro 37 — At the Madison Academy-Grissom Thanksgiving Tournament, Class 7A Sparkman pulled away from the 5A Wildcats in the fourth quarter to hand Scottsboro (1-2) a tournament-opening loss on Monday.

The game was tied 6-all after one quarter, with Sparkman taking a 25-21 halftime lead and a 39-31 lead after three quarters. The Senators outscored the Wildcats 22-6 in the final quarter to secure the win.

Scoring leaders for Scottsboro were Emily Garner (10 points), Jasmine Branford (eight), Janez Branford (seven), Izzy Wynn (five) and Carley Bell (four).

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