By Scott Johnson
Winfield – Upcoming Winfield Lady Pirate senior Emma Kate Tittle competed in the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) 25th Annual All-Star Week North-South Girls’ Basketball all-star game at the Cramton Bowl Multiplex in Montgomery on Tuesday, July 20.
As a guard for Winfield City High School, Tittle finished the 2020-2021 basketball season with 24 points per game, 4.7 rebounds per game, 4.3 assists per game and 3.9 steals per game. She shot 52% field goals, 44% on 3-pointers and 85% from the foul line.
After three quarters, the North and South teams were tied at 44-44. Tittle opened the fourth quarter with a 3-pointer, helping to ignite a 22-17 rally and secure the win for the North, 66-61. The victory improved the North’s lead in the series, which started in 1997, to 21-3.
Tittle played 8:02 minutes in the game and posted an offensive and defensive rebound. She finished with a field goal and a 3-pointer.
“I loved playing in the North-South game because I got to compete with the best players in the state,” Tittle told the Journal Record. “The best part was that we kept the North’s win streak going.”
The Winfield player said she is thankful for her family’s support.
“My mom and dad, Emily and Rodney Tittle, are the reason that I am where I am today,” she said. “My sister, Danielle Cohoon, and her family are extremely supportive and encouraging. I’d also like to thank everyone that has coached me along the way.
After graduation, Tittle plans to attend the University of North Alabama in Florence where she intends to continue her basketball career.
See complete story in the Journal Record.