Alva, Preston advance in Mid-America Classic

A lot was on the line the last time Alva and Preston met in girls basketball. A gold ball.

Alva defeated Preston, 47-42, in the Class 2A State Championship in March.

The two will meet again in the semifinals of the Bertha Frank Teague Mid-America Classic on Tuesday.

Each team won by 12 points to advance. Alva downed Georgetown, Texas, 42-30, and Preston took care of hometown favorite Ada, 51-39.

Class 3A Washington will also meet Class 2A Dale in the other semifinal in the winners’ bracket.

Washington 70, Plainview 51

Score by periods

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Total

Plainview Lady Indians

17

5

10

19

51

Washington Lady Warriors

11

24

15

20

70

PHS: Megan Shelton 23, Rebecca Wright 14, Abby Bilsbury 5, Scarlett Runnels 5, Mikayla Gerken 2, Ally Parham 2.
WHS: Kelsey Johnson 36, Nevada Denton 23, Brenna Busby 4, Katelyn Crosthwait 4, Jamie Clarke 3.

Dale 42, Norman North 34

Score by periods

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Total

Norman North

8

13

1

12

34

Dale Lady Pirates

6

11

8

17

42

NNHS: Crymson Rose 8, Demetrai Afflege 5, Jacie Evans 5, Kenna Sturgell 5, Lilith Brewster 4, Alexa Scott 4, Daisha Reece 3.
DHS: Claire Chastain 12, Dani Manning 11, Shelby Savage 8, Taylor Thompson 7, Hannah Ash 4.

Alva 42, Georgetown (Texas) 30

Score by periods

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Total

Georgetown Lady Eagles

13

6

5

6

30

Alva Lady Bugs

6

17

7

12

42

GHS: Kendrick Clark 10, Deonna Day 7, Taylor Green 6, Taylor Elliott 4, Brooke Elliott 3.
AHS: Jaden Hobbs 12, Tatum Rouse 10, Whitney Randell 8, Cathy Mapes 3, Camryn Wren 3, Ally Riley 2, Lexie Shafer 2, Jordan Shiever 2.

Preston 51, Ada 39

Score by periods

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Total

Ada Lady Cougars

5

11

9

14

39

Preston Lady Pirates

17

7

10

17

51

AHS: Devanee Simmons 10, Madalyn Jessepe 8, Payton Taylor 7, Aneli Thomsen 7, Dembri Weeks 7.
PHS: Ki-Essence Shields 31, Jordan Ivey 12, Audriona Fonteno 3, Madisyn McFalls 2, Armahni Shields 2, Marian Lewis 1.