It was a tough fought game most of the way but the Guntersville Lady Wildcats were able to knock off Albertville 49-35. The win gives the Lady Wildcats two wins over the rival Lady Aggies.
Both teams were neck and neck during the first quarter. Guntersville was able to string some defensive stops and points together before the half. The Lady Wildcats took a 25-15 lead into halftime.
The 10-point advantage at the half was really all Guntersville needed to maintain the lead and eventually win the contest. Guntersville had quite a night shooting, converting 42 percent from behind the three-point line and shooting 72 percent from the free throw line.
Jayden Watkins led the way against her former team with 16 points and two blocks on defense. Olivia Vandergriff had 12 points and Tazi Harris added eight points to go along with four blocks on defense. Lainie Phillips and Sarah Campbell added four points apiece, Brylee Hill had three Ivey Marsh added two points.
The Lady Wildcats took on Arab last night (Tuesday) at home. With the win against Albertville, the Lady Wildcats improved to 16-5 on the season.