GUNTERSVILLE – At the Supreme Courts in Guntersville, Spring Garden girls basketball coach Ricky Austin earned his 700th girls win Wednesday with a 61-48 victory over Prattville Christian.
Austin now has 921 combined girls and boys wins in his career.
Helping Austin reach his latest milestone victory was daughter Ace Austin, who accumulated 25 points (including three 3-pointers), seven rebounds, six assists, four blocks and three steals. Libby Brown added 17 points (five 3-pointers), three boards, two assists and a steal. Chloe Rule contributed 16 points, five boards, an assist and a steal.
Spring Garden built a 16-9 first-quarter advantage and led 32-22 at halftime. The Lady Panthers posted a 48-35 edge heading into the fourth quarter.
Spring Garden plays Douglas on Thursday.