VINEMONT — The Eagles picked up a big area and county win on Tuesday night, defeating Holly Pond 61-52 to move to 4-9 this season.
Vinemont led 28-23 at halftime and 43-34 at the end of the third quarter.
Coach Preston Boyd heaped praise on his team following the home victory.
"Before the game, I just talked to them about believing in ourselves and what we're doing and really just having confidence in ourselves," he said. "It was a little hectic at times, but I was happy with the way that we finished. That was a fun win. It's a big deal for us and a stepping stone in the right direction. I think it's something we can build off of moving forward. I respect the mess out of coach (Mitch) Morris and all that program has done. I'm just really proud of the effort tonight. I can't say that enough."
Katch Johnson notched a game-high 21 points for the Eagles, while Jordan Hall added 15.
Tanner Brown (eight), Curtis Kennedy (six), Collin Teichmiller (three), Teague Whatley (three), Colby Miller (three) and Clay Rogers (two) rounded out the scoring.
Landon Rowell (14), Levi Boatright (13) and Kyler Chaney (11) reached double figures for the Broncos, who dropped to 4-7 this season.
Jordan Allbright (nine) and Jayden Perkins (five) pitched in buckets as well.
% Holly Pond 47, Vinemont 43: The Lady Broncos squeaked past the Lady Eagles in a back-and-forth contest to earn an area and county victory on Tuesday night.
Holly Pond improved to 6-6 on the season following the road win, while Vinemont fell to 2-10.
Coach Andrew Kelley's group trailed 21-7 in the second quarter but closed the first half on an 11-0 spurt to pull to within three points at halftime.
Both squads battled hard in the second half, but Holly Pond made a few more plays down the stretch.
Kaylee Stallings led the Lady Broncos with 18 points.
Kennedy Twilley (10), Elizabeth Miller (nine), Tate Duke (seven) and Sarah Finley (three) also scored.
"It was a good area win," Kelley said. "We didn't play our best tonight, but we scrapped and fought until the end."
Sadie Stanley poured in a game-high 19 points for Vinemont in the loss.
Madysen Hacker was next in line offensively with 14 points.
Hailee Moore (three), Kanasta Daniel (three), Abby Young (two) and Bailey Preiss (two) also contributed.
Fairview 60, Cold Springs 37
Preston Ryan (FV): 15 points
Austin Jackson (FV): 14 points
Dow Nichols (FV): 10 points
Adam Hill (CS): 14 points
Good Hope 81, West Point 47
Drew Maddox (GH): 22 points
Eli Phares (GH): 14 points
Cole Maddox (GH): 11 points
Michael Lowe (GH): 10 points
Will Cochran (WP): 19 points
Hanceville 70, J.B. Pennington 40
Brodie Malcom: 20 points
Raiden Morgan: 15 points
Tyson Bellmon: 11 points
Izayah Glenon: 10 points
Addison 58, Winston County 47
Addison 73, Winston County 36
Macey Butler: 15 points
Bracie Rodgers: 14 points
Amylia Cleghorn: 12 points
Kaylee Brummett: 11 points
Cold Springs 56, Fairview 33
Neely Ellison (CS): 22 points
Elizabeth Hill (CS): 17 points
Daisy Manasco (FV): 11 points
*Ellison made seven 3-pointers in the second half
Hanceville 49, J.B. Pennington 22
Kelly Pickett: 20 points
Victoria Stanley: 13 points
Cassidy Campbell: 12 points
West Point 63, Good Hope 39
Miriam Oldacre (WP): 22 points
Lexi Shadix (WP): 14 points
Ryleigh Jones (WP): 9 points
Brooke Brownfield (WP): 9 points
Rudi Derrick (GH): 12 points
Savanna Derrick (GH): 8 points
Bailey Tetro (GH): 8 points