Phillips Bears defeat Belgreen in area win

Emma Hall is on defense for the She Bears in their win over Hackleburg.

By Shelly Hess
Courtesy of the Northwest Alabamian
BEAR CREEK — The Phillips Bears had a banner week on the court, knocking off two of their area rivals on Tuesday, Dec. 13.
The Bears welcomed Belgreen and came out with a strong 55-41 victory. It was the first time the Bears have defeated Belgreen in seven years, as well as Belgreen’s first area loss in four years.
The win over Belgreen was also a momentous night for  senior point guard Hayden Hulsey, who scored his 1,000th career point during the game.  He was presented a special game ball for his accomplishment.
The Bears then traveled to Hackleburg for another area match-up Thursday, Dec. 15, coming away with a 56-42 victory.
The victories put the Bears in pole position within Class 1A, Area 14, with a 4-1 record at the time.  Their overall record was 8-2.
The Phillips She Bears got their first win on the season Thursday, Dec. 15, defeating Hackleburg 53-43 on the road for an area win.

Due to Christmas break, there were no stats available from any of these games.

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