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- FINAL 48: Tanner hanging with Elba in the fourth
- Final 48: Tanner trails Elba at half of 2A semifinals
FINAL 48: Tanner trails Elba early
JonJon Fletcher has 10 points, but Tanner trails Elba 16-15 after the first quarter in the 2A boys semifinal.
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Just call him 'clutch'
If Tanner is tied or behind and has the ball last in today’s Class 2A semifinals, you can bet Jonathon Fletcher is getting the ball. Known as “JonJon” by friends and teammates, he might as well be called “clutch” after Saturday’s Northwest Regional final.
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Final 48 schedule set
Tanner (20-8) will defend its 2A state title against No. 6 Elba (24-2) Tuesday at the BJCC.
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.
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