Fayette defeats Hubbertville’s boys

Cole Brand (11) for Hubbertville drives to the basket as Tucker Whitley (14) defends. Pictured in the background is Fayette’s Landon Kimbrell.

Fayette’s boys’ basketball team traveled to Hubbertville last Friday night and defeated the Lions 70-41. Will Jackson led Fayette with 24 points and four assists, followed by Taylor Kelly with nine points and three steals. Tucker Whitley had eight points, five rebounds and five assists, while Landon Kimbrell scored seven points and Keyshaun Hughes added six points. Elijah Benton scored five points, Max McDonald, Scott Davis and Jake Rickman scored three points each, and Isaiah Estep added two points.


Hubbertville basketball teams defeat Berry

Kylee Dunn of Hubbertville was presented a basketball by Coach Caleb Hynds, commemorating her 1,000th point scored.

Hubbertville boys’ basketball team traveled to Lynn on Jan. 9 and was defeated by the Bears 57-35. Cole Brand led the Lions in scoring with 10 points, followed by Kane Rushing with eight points. Cam Pendley had six points, Blaize Wakefield added five points, while Kade Watkins and Sebashton Harris had three points each. On Jan. 12, Hubbertville hosted Berry and won by the score of 52-48.


Hubbertville basketball competes in Winfield Tournament

Kane Rushing shoots over a defender to score a basket.

The Hubbertville basketball teams competed in the Winfield Holiday Tournament on Dec. 28 – 30, 2023, with the boys’ team winning one of three games and the girls’ team suffering three losses. The Hubbertville boys started the tournament with a 70-31 loss to Sulligent.


Fayette teams play well in WAC Tournament

The Fayette JV team recently won both the County JV Basketball Tournament and the WAC Junior Varsity Tournament.

The Fayette County High School Tigers competed in the West Alabama Conference (WAC) Basketball Tournament, with the JV team winning the tournament. The varsity girls and boys teams each placed  second in the tournament. The Fayette JV boys’ team defeated Sulligent 59-37 in its opening game, then defeated South Lamar  50-48 to win the tournament championship on Monday, Dec. 18.


Basketball Roundup

The Hubbertville varsity girls’ team finished as runner-up in the 2023 NAC Basketball Tournament. Shown from left, front: Addison Tucker, Georgia Grace Gardner, Ana Tingle and Cadee Beth Hollingsworth. Back: Head Coach Caleb Hynds, Carlie Roby, Carly Linley, Ella Kate Curington, Kylee Dunn, Layla Frederick, Nevaeh Hoobler, Zoe Whitson, Assistant Coach Chasidy Walker and manager Harper Hynds.

The Hubbertville girls started the week off strong against South Lamar, then finished the week as North Alabama Conference (NAC) tournament runner-up. On Tuesday, Dec. 5, the Lady Lions defeated South Lamar 66-18. Hubbertville was led in scoring by Kylee Dunn with 20 points, followed by Georgia Gardner with 17 and Layla Fredrick with 14 points.


High school basketball roundup

Landon Kimbrell (11) is shown driving to the basket for Fayette against Carbon Hill.

The Hubbertville boys’ basketball team won two-of-three basketball games for the week.
The Lion boys defeated Vina on Nov. 28 by the score of 61-22. Hubbertville was led in scoring by Cole Brand with 14 points, followed by Kane Rushing with 13 and Kade Watkins with 11 points.

Davis close to setting record

Antoine Davis, the son of former Fayette County High School and University of Alabama basketball player Mike Davis, is within 64 points of surpassing an “unbreakable record,” the all-time NCAA basketball scoring record set by “Pistol” Pete Maravich.