The Crusaders exacted a measure of revenge against Oak Mountain, after falling to them 77-61 on Dec. 19.
Griffin Christian (11-3 overall) led at the end of each quarter Saturday, winning 15-11 after the first, taking a 38-23 lead into the half and leading 56-43 after the third.
Elias Seise led the Crusaders with 18 points and eight rebounds, followed by Lee Neidert with 14 points and seven rebounds. Blake Yancey chipped in 12 points and eight rebounds and Austin Craft added 11 points for GCHS.
Anthony Lewis led all Crusaders with eight assists against Oak Mountain.
In Friday’s boys basketball action, Yancey scored 19 points and Neidert had a double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds to lead Griffin Christian to a 67-57 win over GISA Region 4-AA foe LaGrange at home.
GCHS trailed 20-15 at the end of the first quarter, but outscored LaGrange 24-9 in the second quarter to lead 39-29 at the half and hold on for the win.
“We played very good defense in the second and third quarters,” said GCHS head coach Mic Savage. “It was a good region win.”
Matthew Hammond scored 13 points and Seise chipped in 10 for GCHS against LaGrange.
In GCHS girls action, the Lady Crusaders dropped to 2-9 overall, 1-4 in region play after losing to LaGrange on Friday evening (56-26) and Oak Mountain on Saturday (66-47).
Caroline Smith had 14 points and 14 rebounds for GCHS against LaGrange. Against Oak Mountain, Brittany Foster led GCHS with 17 points, followed by Leyah Brown with 15 and Smith with 10.
The Lady Crusaders had 22 blocked shots against Oak Mountain. Brown led the team with seven blocks and Sarah Conort, the shortest player on the GCHS girls team, had five.