BECKVILLE — The Ladycats had four players scoring in double figures and came away with a big defense effort as well as they crushed Carlisle 79-15 Tuesday night in district basketball action.

Beckville is now 9-6 for the season and 2-1 in 21-2A. They were scheduled for a showdown at Union Grove on Friday.

The Ladycats led 27-8 after one period and it got ugly quicker as they limited Carlisle with just two points in the second period to make it a 44-10 game at the half.

They outscored the visitors 12-0 in the third to make it 56-10 and then had a 23-5 scoring edge in the fouth.

For the game Beckville had 35 steals.

Amber Harris had 18 points, eight rebounds, eight steals and a pair of assists, while Haley Straubie had 18 points, six rebounds, five steals and three assists.

Beckville also got 10 points and five rebounds from McKinna Chamness; Baylie Seegers had 10 points, four steals and two assists; Emily Dean had eight points, four rebounds and five steals; Lexi Barr had seven points and three steals; Hannah Sharpless had six points, six steals and three assists; and Laney Jones had two points and two assists.

In other area girls basketball action, Shelbyville beat the Gary Lady Bobcats 59-26.

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Big quarters, big help for Bearcats

PRICE — Ryan Harris did most of his scoring in the third period, while Matt Barr had a big fourth quarter for the Beckville Bearcats Tuesday night.

Their performances added up to a 68-56 win over the Carlisle Indians in District 21-2A action.

Beckville is now 4-5 for the season and 1-0 in district action heading into Friday night’s game.

Harris, who finished with 14 points, had an 11-point third quarter for the Bearcats, while Barr hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 of his game-high 26 points in the fourth as Beckville won going away.

Beckville also got 11 points from Eli Ramsey, Jakelvin Smith had seven, J’Koby Williams had five and Berry Gage and Jaiden Slaughter both had four.

No. 10 Bobcats top Shelbyville

GARY — The Gary Bobcats stayed unbeaten in district play and moved up a spot in the state rankings after a 62-49 win over Shelbyville on Tuesday night.

The Bobcats moved up to No. 10 as they improved to 16-1 overall and 3-0 in District 23-2A. They were scheduled to be on the road at Martinsville on Friday night.

Gary led 17-10 after one period and 34-17 at the half. They were in control with a 54-31 lead heading into the fourth.

No other information was available on the contest.

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