The Soddy-Daisy girls' basketball team bounced back from a rough first half Wednesday at Chattanooga Christian School's Thanksgiving tournament to beat Tyner 53-38 and perhaps build some momentum early in the season.
After a sluggish start on offense that led to a 13-point halftime deficit, the Lady Trojans (2-2) scored 43 points after the break to rally.
Soddy-Daisy got 12 points apiece from Alivia Hall, Jada Trimiar and Candyce Yother. Trimiar scored all of her points in the second half, and Hall, a sophomore, scored eight of her dozen in the third quarter.
Tyner's Kaileigh Chubb scored a game-high 14 points, and teammate Kamari McCullough added 11.
CCS 50, Collegedale Academy 34: Jaydah Ramsey scored 18 points, Maddy Zidan 13 and Lailani Hatten 10 as the Lady Chargers cruised. Aliya Trott scored 12 and Jada McKean 10 for Collegedale Academy.
LFO 64, Boyd-Buchanan 50: Christen Collins had 19 points, Angel Simmons 16 and Christine Collins 12 — each reached double figures for the third consecutive game at the CCS tournament — to pace Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe (3-0). Jalisa Sanders topped Boyd-Buchanan's scoring list with 16.
Ringgold 75, Ridgeland 23: Baileigh Pitts led three scorers in double figures for the winning Lady Tigers with 16 points while adding eight rebounds. Rachel Lopez had 14 points and five steals, Drew Burke 12 points and Kayla Lopez nine assists and seven steals to go with six points for Ringgold (3-0).
Silverdale Baptist 48, CSAS 4: Ella Canter made a trio of 3-pointers, Ella Kate Sullivan also finished with nine points and Tori Gibson scored seven in the first quarter as the Lady Seahawks (5-1) beat Arts & Sciences to close their Thanksgiving tournament with a win.
East Hamilton 70, Riverdale 67 (OT): The Lady Hurricanes knocked off a perennial powerhouse Tuesday as five players scored in double figures to counter a 34-point performance by Riverdale's Acacia Hayes. Tristin Sutton led East Hamilton with 16 points and six assists, Kayla Strickland added 15 points and eight rebounds, Amya Sutton had 12 points and 10 rebounds, McKenna Hayes 13 points and two blocks and Morgan Bone 12 points, eight rebounds and three steals.
Christian Heritage 62, Tyner 55: The Lions (3-1) came over the border from Dalton to beat the Rams at the CCS tournament Wednesday as Jax Abernathy scored 27 points — 17 in the first half — and Zundra Jackson added 21, including making six of seven free throws in the final period as the Rams tried to rally. Latavious Conyers and Rodney Henderson had 10 points each for Tyner.
Ringgold 78, Ridgeland 76: The Tigers held off a strong rally by the host Panthers to win at the Ridgeland Thanksgiving Classic. Brevin Massengale poured in 31 points, O'Reilly Matthews 23 and Luke Rominger 10 for Ringgold (2-1), which sealed the win on Jordan Wideman's block at the buzzer. For the Panthers (1-1), Judd Anderson scored 18 points, Zack Harrison 12 and Chase Hickman 11.
Compiled by Marty Kirkland, Patrick MacCoon and Lindsey Young. Contact them at email@example.com.