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Oxford’s Alexandria achieves career milestone. Pleasant Valley’s boys continue defensive ways for area victory. Southside’s girls roll past Douglas.

Cover photo: Oxford sophomore Jaylen Alexander, pictured with parents Steven Folks and Misti Alexander, passed the 1,000-point mark for his high school career. (Submitted photo)

Monday scoreboard

Jacksonville 65, Alexandria 55
Pleasant Valley 47, Woodland 35
Shiloh (Ga.) 55, Oxford 49
Handley 68, Talladega 32
Jacksonville 40, Alexandria 21
Handley 60, Talladega 58
Central-Clay 66, Horseshoe Bend 64
Lincoln 25, Gaston 24
Southside 53, Douglas 20
Woodland 64, Pleasant Valley 51

By East Alabama Sports Today

CARROLLTON, Ga. — Oxford’s Jaylen Alexander hit a career milestone Monday.

The sophomore point guard scored 23 points in the Yellow Jackets’ 55-49 loss to Shiloh (Ga.) at at Carrollton (Ga.) High School, passing the career 1,000-point mark.

Alexander scored 14 of Oxford’s 16 fourth-quarter points. He hit 11 of 15 free throws on the day.

Oxford’s other top performers:

—Marcus Perry, Jr.: six points (two 3-pointers).
—Jordan Kelley: six points (two 3-pointers).

PLEASANT VALLEY 47, WOODLAND 35: Braxton Salster scored a game-high 18 points, and Pleasant Valley improved to 5-4 overall, 2-0 in Class 2A, Area 11 play.

The Raiders have held opponents to 49 points or less in all five of their wins.

Pleasant Valley’s other top performers:

—Jaden Sparks: 11 points (two 3-pointers).
—Hunter Sparks: six points.
—Noah Johnson: six points.

B.B. COMER, 70, WESTBROOK CHRISTIAN 48: Chris Wilson scored 18 points, and B.B. Comer advanced to face Ragland in the Ragland Christmas Tournament.

B.B. Comer’s other top performers:

—Kamore Harris: 15 points.
—Cam Gaddis: 11 points.
—Tae Swain: 11 points 

Westbrook Christian’s top performers:

—Joshua Terrell 12 points
—Brodie Johnson 9 points 


SOUTHSIDE 53, DOUGLAS 20:  Southside’s Laylah Davis hit a 3-pointer on the way to a team-high 15 points. The Panthers’ other top performers:

—Madison Shaw: 14 points (four 3-pointers).
—Grace Anne Rose: 12 points (one 3-pointer).
—Mallory Brooks: eight points (one 3-pointer).

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