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BROWNWOOD â€” Sierra Allen, a 6-1 post and recent Highland High School graduate, received MVP honors after scoring a game-high 17 points Thursday, helping the North rally from a five-point halftime deficit at Brownwood Coliseum and win, 63-44, over the South in the Fellowship of Chris-tian Athletes All-Star Girls Basketball Game.
Allen scored 14 points in the second half as her team rallied from a 26-21 deficit at intermission with a thun-derous comeback.
The North scored the first 13 points of the second half to take command of the game. Allen â€” who will play for Abilene Christian University next year after leading Highland to the Class 1A, Division II state semifinals in 2013 and 2014 â€” had back-to-back inside baskets during the run.
Blackwellâ€™s Matthew Low-ry and Mason Magness and Roscoeâ€™s Jesus Leanos each had three points for the North boys on Thursday, but they lost to the South 79-66 after leading 41-32 at halftime.
Sweetwaterâ€™s James Clift and Stephen May will play for the North today in an FCA baseball game that will begin at 7:30 p.m. at San Angeloâ€™s Foster Field. On Saturday, Sweetwaterâ€™s Micaela Reschman (volley-ball) and Kaleb Hoover (football) will play in FCA games in Abilene along with Roscoeâ€™s Shelton Toliver, who will be joining Hoover on the North football team. Three Sweetwater cheer-leaders â€” Caroline Law-rence, Kayla Chowning and Megan Carney â€” will be cheering at both games. The volleyball game tips off at noon and the football game will begin at 7 p.m.