Muscle Shoals had a 32-point outburst in the second quarter that helped send the Lady Trojans to a 77-68 victory over third-ranked Class 7A Sparkman Saturday night at home.
The Lady Trojans improved to 15-11 overall with the win.
Sara Puckett led all scorers with 27 points, nine rebounds, four assists and four steals.
Dazja Hankins finished with 15 points – including some key free throws in the final minute – and 10 rebounds for the Lady Trojans. J’Myia Lipscomb and Makiyah Horrison added nine points each.
The Lady Trojans trailed by six after the first quarter but used five 3-pointers in the second quarter to post a 44-32 lead at the half.
The loss was just the sixth of the season for Sparkman.