The Andrew Jackson Volunteers split wins with their rivals the Buford Yellow Jackets on Tuesday Night. The Lady Vols won their match with Lady Jackets 45-42. The Vols lost their game to the Yellow Jackets 53-40.
The Lady Vols ended the first quarter one point behind the Lady Jackets 12-11. During the second quarter, the Lady Vols found some baskets that outscored the Buford girls 15-10, that brought the halftime score 26-22. The third quarter was a match for both teams with 10 points each. The third quarter score was 36-32. The Lady Jackets got more points in the final quarter 11-10. Game final score was 45-42.
Danielle Ussery maintained the lead scorer spot with 2 field goals, 3 treys, and 3 of 5 free throws for a total of 16 points. Raegan Brewer was second leading scorer with 10 points through 2 field goals and 2 treys. Iesha Williams had 6 points. Osha Black and Caroline Wrenn each dropped in 4 points each. Makaylen Crosby had 3 points. Mackenzie Marshall had 2 points.
Payton Howell was leading scorer for the Lady Jackets with 22 points from 2 field goals and 6 three point shots. Sophie Ribelin scored 11 points. Paige Davis added in 5 points. Kristen Wemes dropped in 3 points. Hunter Allen added 1 point.
AJ had 11 team fouls and 21 turnovers. Buford had 11 team fouls and 24 turnovers.
The Andrew Jackson Vols got off to a slow start with a 11-7 first quarter score. They caught fire with the second quarter scores by doubling the points gained to a halftime score 25-20. The Yellow Jackets came out in the second half and took control of the game. The third quarter score 34-32. The final quarter was almost all Jackets scoring 21-6 in the quarter. Final score was 53-40.
For Andrew Jackson Jamie Hinson scored 4 field goals and one trey, and made 3 of 4 free throws. Jalen Robinson, Darrien Wright and Joey Walters each added 6 points. Shieme Ricks had 5 points. Josh Adams had a field goal for 2 points. Jared Truesdale had 1 point.
For Buford, Joseph Burrino scored 13 points. Justin Hayden added 11 points. Dwayne Bufford and Shylyn Wright each dropped in 8 points. Tanner Wallace added 7 points. William Ingram had 3 points. Andrew Allen had 1 point.
AJ had 23 team fouls and 15 turnovers. Buford had 20 team fouls and 7 turnovers.
Andrew Jackson faces off in an away against North Central and Buford is playing Lee Central in an away game.