By Molly Seales
On Monday, December 13, Providence Classical Academy came to East Point where the Rebels and Lady Rebels claimed a victory in all 4 games. The evening kicked off at 4:00 p.m. with the JV Lady Rebels defeating the JV PCA team 38-18. 8th grader Makayla Pickett had her first double-double, scoring 11 points and pulling down 20 rebounds. Haylee Smith added 7 points and pulled down 12 boards, while Hanna Catherine Huddleston also had 7 points along with 5 rebounds, 5 steals, and 3 assists. Jadyn King also had 7 points and 5 steals. In the JV boys’ game, Riverdale defeated PCA 49-24. Ashton Almond led all scorers with 15 points and also had 6 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals. Aston Hester wasn’t far behind him with 14 points and 6 rebounds. Logan Gryder scored 2 points and led all rebounders with 10 boards. Tanner Carlisle had 6 points and 7 rebounds, while Cannon Breedlove added 5 points and Colton Caskey added 4 points.
The Lady Rebels faced PCA for the second time this season and again defeated them again, this time by a score of 46-24. Sky McMullan had another big night with 20 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals. Kenley Loftin also had a big game with 15 points, 8 rebounds, 5 steals, and 2 assists. 8th grade point guard Mary Claire Jones added 7 points, 4 assists, 4 steals, and 3 rebounds. Jessie Kate Cobb had 4 points and led the Lady Rebels in rebounds with 14 boards. Renee Prosperie added 7 boards, 4 steals, and 2 assists. The Rebels faced PCA for the first time this year and came away with a low-scoring 36-29 win. Ty Jones led the Rebels in scoring with 13 points. He also had 5 rebounds, 4 assists, and a steal. Denver Williams had 8 points and pulled down an outstanding 23 rebounds! Caden Long had 5 points, while Reagan Huddleston and Ben Almond added 4 points each. Thad Bates rounded out the scoring with 2 points.
The Lady Rebels go into Christmas Break undefeated with a 7-0 record, while the Rebels overall record is 3-2. There are no games during the Christmas holidays. The Rebels will hit the road on Tuesday, January 4, to take on Union Christian Academy in Farmerville.
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