North Sand Mountain girls beat out R.C. Hatch by 2 points

This information was reported Tuesday by the AHSAA website:

North Sand Mountain 68, R.C. Hatch 66

            In the best girls game of day 1, North Sand Mountain (28-6) of Higdon beat R.C. Hatch of Uniontown by two, 68-66.

Chelsea Ellison had 18 points for the Lady Bison with some key free throws down the stretch, including one with :01 left to seal the win. Lauren Cummins added 12 points and 13 rebounds, Lacy Huckabee added 14 points, and Keely Ellison had 10 points for North Sand Mountain. Stella Camp had 10 boards.

Hatch senior guard Eboni Smith had 26 points and eight rebounds, Kristy Lipscomb added 18 points and eight rebounds, and Marchae Wright had 10 boards plus an nine blocked shots.