From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
ATHENS — The Pinson Valley girls’ basketball team tipped off the 2019 regular season with a trip to Athens, Alabama, to take part in the Athens Lady Eagles Tip-Off Tournament this past weekend.
There, the Lady Indians recorded an opening season victory over Southside Selma, 41-33, in a contest that culminated in overtime. Courtney Whatley led Pinson Valley with 23 points in the victory. Jada Griffin recorded the game-tying layup in regulation. Griffin scored seven points and snagged nine rebounds in the win. Shameria Blocton scored nine points. Carmen Holmes grabbed nine boards.
Pinson Valley lost the following game to Athens, 66-32, to conclude the tournament.
The Lady Indians returned to the court on Monday in a contest against Hueytown in which they lost, 47-57.