SATURDAY'S PREP HOOPS ROUNDUP: Herald No. 2 Westover cruises past Terrell

ALBANY — Herald Super 6er T.J. Cromer dropped in 23 points to lead Westover to a 64-43 victory Saturday against Terrell County.

It was the first game in nearly two weeks for the Patriots, who were last on the court in a loss to Herald No. 1 Monroe.

“It was good to get back on the court and get a win,” Westover coach Dallis Smith said. “Next week is a big week. We play Worth on Tuesday, Dougherty on Friday and Monroe on Saturday.”

C.J. Davis added 16 points and 12 rebounds for Westover, while Joseph Ward led Terrell County with 15 points.

Herald No. 2 Westover, which overcame a sluggish start to pull away from Terrell, improved to 10-2 overall.

WESTOVER GIRLS 64, TERRELL COUNTY 30: After leading by just two points at the end of the first quarter, the Lady Patriots outscored Terrell County 21-7 in the second quarter to pull away.

Mykesa Smith led Westover with 14 points, while Shanteria Williams added 12.

“We were able to cause some turnovers with our press and were able to get control of the game in the second quarter,” Westover coach Lewis Smith said. “It was a good way to start the new year.”

Westover (8-5) plays again Tuesday at Worth County, and Terrell County plays Tuesday at Stewart County.

BAINBRIDGE BOYS 54, MILLER COUNTY 51: Tyre Crump scored 25 points to lead Bainbridge to its fifth straight win.

The Bearcats (7-3) also got 12 points from Justin Baker and 10 from Jamez Harris in a game that was close throughout.

Antravious Benton led Miller County with 22 points, while Alvin Hooker scored 10.

Bainbridge plays again Friday at home against Harris County in the Bearcats’ region opener, while Miller plays Tuesday at Mitchell County.

DOUGHERTY GIRLS 41, CALHOUN COUNTY 32: The Lady Trojans moved above .500 Saturday with a win at home against Brandi Buie and the Lady Cougars.

Herald Super 6er Buie led Calhoun with 13 points, but it wasn’t enough to overcome Dougherty, which was led by Ra’Keta Shelton’s 16 points and Takiya Davis’ nine points.

Destiny McIntyre added 10 points for Calhoun County.

Dougherty (6-5) plays again Friday at Westover.

PELHAM GIRLS 53, COOK 32: Herald Super 6er Briunna Freeman scored 22 points to lead the Herald No. 2 Pelham girls to an easy win.

Pelham point guard Hillary Williams added 13 points for the Lady Hornets, who improved to 7-2 overall and play again Tuesday at home against Berrien County.

CRISP ACADEMY GIRLS 41, MT. DE SALES 34: The Lady Wildcats won their fifth game in a row Saturday behind Madi Mitchell’s 13 points and 13 rebounds.

Jay Jay Yawn and Kayla Childers added 10 and eight points, respectively, for Crisp, which is the only team to beat Mt. De Sales (14-2) this season.

Crisp (13-2) plays again Tuesday at home against Randolph Southern in its first region game.