Sand Rock girls clinch Class 2A, Area 12 basketball title

The Class 2A, Area 12 girls basketball tournament champion Sand Rock Lady Wildcats. The Lady Wildcats are coached by Lisa Bates. Photo Special to WEIS.

Staff Reports

SAND ROCK – The Sand Rock Lady Wildcats jumped out on a 24-0 run and captured a 58-28 victory over Fyffe to clinch the Class 2A, Area 12 basketball title on Tuesday.

Katelyn St.Clair led the No. 8 Lady Wildcats with 23 points, including four 3-pointers. She also had five rebounds, three assists, three steals and a block.

Kennedy Henderson delivered 10 points, 14 rebounds and four assists. Zoey Handy added eight points, two rebounds, an assist and a steal. Macey Pruitt posted six points and three boards. Chloe Stephens finished with five points, four rebounds, two assists and a steal.

Elliston Stone led Fyffe with eight points. Kendra Fay finished with seven points.

Sand Rock (24-7) led 18-0 at the end of the first quarter and held a 36-7 halftime advantage. The Lady Wildcats took a 54-16 lead into the fourth quarter.

Both teams advance to sub-regional play on Friday at 6 p.m. Sand Rock will host Area 6 runner-up LaFayette. Fyffe will travel to Area 6 winner Lanett. Lanett defeated LaFayette 43-14 in the Area 6 championship game.

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