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AHS, East, West, Tanner players named to NW Regional all-tournament team
Eight Limestone players earned all-tournament honors at the Northwest Regionals.
NORTHWEST REGIONALS: Fletcher nails last-second 3 to send Tanner to Final Four
Tanner will face Elba in the 2A Final Four at the Birmingham-Jefferson Complex on Tuesday. Tipoff is at 4:30 p.m., with the winner advancing to the state championship game at 3 p.m. Friday.
NORTHWEST REGIONALS: Frosty shooting by Tanner girls leads to 39-28 loss to Red Bay
Fifth-ranked Tanner (21-8), which had played in the state tournament two of the previous three seasons and won the Class 2A title in 2011, was coming off a dominating 58-49 victory against Cold Springs in Wednesday’s regional semifinals and had its sights set on a return trip to state before Saturday's loss.
- NORTHWEST REGIONALS: No. 5 Tanner trails No. 8 Red Bay at halftime
'Phenomenal season' ends for Athens
Athens won games about every way possible this season.
The Golden Eagles came from behind, won in overtime and ran teams out of the gym before halftime during their school-best 24-game winning streak.
On Friday, Athens could not find a way to break down Parker’s smothering defense in a 46-31 loss at the Northwest Regional final.
NORTHWEST REGIONAL: Parker leads Athens entering the fourth quarter
Parker has its largest lead of the game entering the fourth quarter of the 5A Boys Northwest Regional Final. Athens trails 33-23 with one quarter to play. Trey Potts picked up his fourth foul midway through the third quarter.
COLUMN: Hard part still ahead for Athens
Now that the dust has settled from Athens’ emotional victory over three-time defending champion Wenonah, the Golden Eagles must do it all over again.
- West Limestone only Limestone team at Wallace today
Tanner girls, boys advance to regional finals
Tanner plays in the girls' regional final at 9 a.m. Saturday and the boys' regional final at 10:40 a.m. Saturday.
NORTHWEST REGIONAL: Tanner girls beat No. 3 Cold Springs, advance to final
Tanner head coach Larry Greene has played a lot games at Wallace State Community College, but the veteran head coach couldn’t remember Tom Drake Coliseum ever being as hot as it was Wednesday afternoon at the 2A girls Regional Semifinal.
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