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February 22, 2014

AHS, East, West, Tanner players named to NW Regional all-tournament team

HANCEVILLE — Five Limestone teams qualified for the Northwest Regionals  hosted this week at Tom Drake Coliseum at Wallace State Community College, with four advancing to the tournament finals.

The Athens boys, East girls, Tanner boys and girls and West Limestone boys all got through the sub-regionals, and the Golden Eagles, both Rattlers' teams and the Wildcats played in title games on Friday or Saturday.

The Tanner boys were the only team to win a regional championship this year and advance to the Final Four in Birmingham.

Eight Limestone players earned all-tournament accolades for their performances.

• Athens — Giddy Potts and Trey Potts

• East Limestone — Brennan Crabtree

• Tanner boys — JonJon Fletcher (MVP) and Desmond Love

• Tanner girls — Kirstin Brown and Kelsey Houston

• West Limestone boys — Grant Baugher

The Rattlers will play Elba at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Final Four at the Birmingham-Jefferson Complex Arena. The Class 2A state championship game is 3 p.m. Friday.

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