Lady Devils capture preseason tournament title


John Henson

Wallins captured the championship of the Black Bears Preseason Tournament on Saturday at Harlan County High School. Team members include, from left, front row: Hailie Hensley, Kendall Brock and Aubrey Noe; back row: Preslee Hensley, Haley Johnson, Whitney Noe, Whitley Teague and Savannah Hill.

By John Henson, Managing Editor

Wallins established itself as the early favorite in the seventh-and eighth-grade division by winning the Black Bears Preseason Tournament title on Saturday at Harlan County High School.
Whitley Teague scored 14 points and Preslee Hensley added 11 as the Lady Devils defeated Cawood 34-24 in the championship game.
Maddi Middleton led Cawood with 13 points.
Savanna Hill and Halie Hensley each scored 12 points as Wallins coasted past Rosspoint 29-11 in the first semifinal game.
Sophie Day paced Rosspoint with four points.
Middleton scored 17 points as Cawood edged James A. Cawood 26-23 in the opening semifinal.
Jaiden Marlowe led JACES with 11 points.
James A. Cawood opened the tournament with a 36-34 win over Evarts.
Hayley Ward and Marlowe each scored 11 points for the Trojanettes.
Tori Robinson poured in 18 points to lead the Lady Cats.
Wallins (34) — Savannah Hill 2, Whitley Teague 14, Hailie Hensley 7, Preslee Hensley 11.
Cawood (24) — Maddi Middleton 13, Alley Stewart 9, Haydlei Stewart 2.
Cawood (26) — Maddi Middleton 17 Alley Stewart 9.
James A. Cawood (23) — Kaylissa Daniels 2, Lacy Robinson 3, Jaiden Marlowe 11, Hayley Ward 7

Wallins (29) — Savannah Hill 12, Hailie Hensley 12, Whitley Teague 4, Kendall Brock 1.
Rosspoint (11) — Emmalyn Branson 1, Rhileigh Duff 2, Lindsey Skidmore 2, Sophie Day 4.
James A. Cawood (36) — Kaylissa Daniels 6, Lacy Robinson 7, Jaiden Marlowe 11, Hayley Ward 11, Abby Elliott 1.
Evarts (34) — Tori Robinson 18, Willow Peace 5, Macy Jones 2, Rheagan Halcomb 9.