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Special to the Enquirer/James Meadows  Brody Peebles dribbles past an Opelika defender during play at the Sneaky Pete’s Rebel Classic this past week at Vestavia Hills. 

Hartselle wins two in Sneaky Pete’s Rebel Classic 

The Tigers traveled to Vestavia Hills to participate in the Sneaky Pete’s Rebel Classic during Thanksgiving week. They finished with a 2-1 record during the event, opening with a loss to Lee-Montgomery before rebounding with victories over Opelika and Faith Academy. 

Day One: Lee-Montgomery 76, Hartselle 53 

Lee jumped out to a 23-12 lead following the first quarter and never looked backdefeating Hartselle 76-53. 

Hartselle was led by Brody Peebles, who finished with 16 points, while Tad Sivley added 15. 

Lee-Montgomery was led by DeMarquise Miles, who had 17 points, and Jaman Smith, who finished with 15 points. 

Day Two: Hartselle boys 68, Opelika 61 

The Tigers rebounded from their opening-round loss with a 68-61 victory over Opelika in the consolation bracket. 

The Tigers built a 10-point lead at halftime and held on as Opelika rallied in the fourth. 

Hartselle was led by Peebles, who finished with a game-high 30 points. Sivley added 15 points, while Luke Ward had eight and Trent Wright scored seven. 

Opelika was led by Brandon Howard, who had 15; Ja Carr with 11; and Isaiah Knight with 10. 

Day Three: Hartselle boys 63, Faith Academy 31 

The Tigers held Faith Academy to zero points in the first quarter as they jumped out to a 20-0 lead. Hartselle built the lead to 40-8 and cruised to the 63-31 victory. 

Peebles had a game-high 22 points to lead Hartselle, while Kiah Key added nine points, and Sivley had eight. 

Haaziq Loftin’s 10 points led Faith Academy. 

Hartselle improved to 5-2 for the season.