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February 15, 2013

Athens, East, West and Tanner headed to Wallace State

Athens, Tanner and West girls team also advance to Northwest Regional


West Limestone 56

East Lawrence 41

Aaron McWilliams had the hot hand once again for West who beat East Lawrence 56-41 Friday to advance to the Northwest Regional. West outscored the visitors 22-7 in the final period to put away a pesky East Lawrence team.

Nathaniel Adams added 11 points for the Wildcats. West Limestone (23-9) will play J.O. Johnson (20-8) Thursday in Hanceville.

Tanner 80

Red Bay 44

Class 2A No. 1 Tanner cruised to another Northwest Regional appearance Friday with a convincing win over Red Bay. The Rattlers poured in 46 points at halftime before calling off the dogs in the second half for an 80-44 win.

Tanner (26-3) will play the winner of Sulligent (11-12) at Vincent (22-6) on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville.


Marion County (12-12) or Falkville (19-4) vs. R.A. Hubbard (18-5), Wednesday, Feb. 20, 3 p.m.

Lynn (29-1) vs. Shoals Christian (14-14), Wednesday, Feb. 20, 6 p.m.


Cold Springs (20-9) vs. Red Bay (27-3), Tuesday, Feb. 19, 3 p.m.

Sulligent (20-10) vs. Tanner (13-16), Tuesday, Feb. 19, 6 p.m.


Winfield (24-6) vs. Lauderdale County (29-5), Thursday, Feb. 21, 3 p.m.

Danville (25-8) vs. Madison Academy (25-8), Thursday, Feb. 21, 6 p.m.


J.O. Johnson (16-12) vs. West Limestone (23-9), Thursday, Feb. 21, 9 a.m.

Oneonta (28-4) vs. Brooks (17-13), Thursday, Feb. 21, noon


Wenonah (26-6) vs. Lawrence County (26-6), Tuesday, Feb. 19, 9 a.m.

Fairfield (21-8) vs. Athens (15-13), Tuesday, Feb. 19, noon


Hoover (24-4) vs. Austin (23-7), Wednesday, Feb. 20, 9 a.m.

Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa (22-10) vs. Sparkman (32-0), Wednesday, Feb. 20, noon



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