High Point's Maddie Smolen holds the ball in the first quarter. Smolen scored a team-high 10 points.
SPARTA — Nicole Mallard scored 17 points and grabbed 7 rebounds, leading Warren Hills to a 41-31 win over High Point in the Girls Varsity Holiday Tournament at Sparta High School. Advika Thandoni scored 7 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for Warren Hills (7-0). Heather Laffan contributed 9 points. Maddie Smolen scored a team-high 10 points for High Point (4-3). Brittany Hill contributed 8 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in the loss. High Point has a 4-3 record thus far this season. — Photos by George Leroy Hunter