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North Wins Girls’ and Boys’ All-Star Basketball Games at AUM Basketball Complex

MONTGOMERY – The North girls and boys posted hard-fought victories Wednesday night over the South in the North-South All-Star basketball all-star competition with a crowd of more than 2,500 in attendance at Auburn University-Montgomery’s Basketball Complex.
   North’s girls won 76-67 to improve to 18-3 in the series that got underway in 1997, and the North boys captured a 75-64 win and now holds a 48-27 edge in a series that got its start 64 years
ago in 1953.
    Earlier in the day the North also swept the first-ever all-star cross country competition and the North won 16-47 – running at AUM’s on-campus 3.1-mile course. Cross Country was added to the North-South all-star competition this year. The All-Star contests are part of the AHSAA’s annual Summer Conference, now in its 21st year. The week-long convention is managed by the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA).
  The all-star action concludes Thursday with the North-South volleyball match at AUM at 4 p.m. The 58th AHSAA North-South Football All-Star Game will be the final all-star event  Thursday night at Cramton Bowl at 7 p.m.
NORTH GIRLS 76, SOUTH GIRLS 67: Homewood’s Ajah Wayne scored 22 points, grabbed eight rebounds and had three steals to earn MVP honors for her team and led the North to its 18th victory in the 21-year series. She had 16 points in the first half – virtually unstoppable when going inside and dead-on at the foul line as well.
    LeFlore’s Daisha Bradford had 15 points, four steals and five rebounds to capture MVP honors for the South.
    Hazel Green’s Brooke Hampel added 12 points, Allie Cruce of Lauderdale County had 11, Karleigh Sledge of Deshler chipped in nine and Athens’ Alexis Woods had eight to round out the North offensive leaders for North coaches Mike Chase of Spain Park and Lisa Bates of  Sand Rock.
    Samson guard LaTascya Duff added 11 points and five rebounds for the South. Teammates Brianna Harris of Blount and Lakhylian Rankins of Faith Academy chipped in nine points each. The South was coached by Geneva’s Rich Bixby and R.C. Hatch’s Willie Morgan.
   The North dominated inside out-rebounding the South 53-36.
NORTH BOYS 74, SOUTH BOYS 64: Huffman guard Travarus Carroll had a game-high 27 points to help the North boys win for the 48th time in the 75-game series. No bucket was bigger than his startling round-house dunk with 57 seconds left in the third quarter that put the North ahead 48-40.
   The South rallied midway through the fourth period to tie the game at 53-53 but Carroll sank a 3-pointer just under the four-minute mark to push the North ahead by four 62-58.
    Carroll, the North MVP, finished 8-of-11 from the field, including 3-of-3 from the 3-point arc, and was 8-of-10 at the foul line. He also had five rebounds. Trey Jemison, a 6-foot-11 center from Homewood, added 13 points, 11 rebounds and two blocked shots for the North, coached by Paul Bryant’s Shon Peck-Love and Muscle Shoals’ Neal Barker. Parker’s 6-9 center Xavier Williams also had nine points and six rebounds.
  The South, coached by Tony Hayes of Monroe County and Douglas Moore of Bullock County, were led by Anquavious “Quay” Pollard’s 23 points and eight rebounds. The 6-6 forward from Lanett was 5-of-12 on 3-pointers and a perfect 4-of-4 at the foul line. He also had three steals.  Lanett teammate Emanuel Littles added 11 points and five rebounds.
NFHS NETWORK: The North-South Football All-Star Game Thursday night will live-streamed over the NFHS TV Network. Links and instructions on how to subscribe can be found at www.ahsaa.com. The All-Star Football Game will also be broadcast live by the AHSAA Radio Network. The NFHS Network also plans to live-stream the AHSAA Sportsmanship Luncheon Friday at noon and the Coaches’ Awards Banquet Friday night.
      The week’s festivities can also be found on the new AHSAA Mobile App, which can be downloaded free at Apple and Google stores online or by going to the following link: https://admin.mycaboodleevents.com/event/detail/79/ahsaa-2017-ahsaa-summer-conference

AHSADCA TO AWARD 10 COACHES’ CHILDREN SCHOLARSHIPS: A highlight of the AHSADCA each year is the awarding of scholarships to graduating seniors at AHSAA schools who are children of AHSADCA member coaches, teachers or administrators. The 10 students to receive the scholarships for 2016-17 will be recognized at Friday night’s Coaches’ Awards Banquet at the Montgomery Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center.
    This year’s recipients include:


·       Heaven Rozier, Jackson High School, Daughter of Coach Walter and Ursula Rozier

·       Alexandria Wiggins, Enterprise High School, Daughter of Mr. Dewayne and Coach Janie Wiggins

·       Bailey Ryan Price, Chilton County High School, Son of Coach Zed Ryan and

Tammy Price

·       Jessica Norris, LAMP High School, Daughter of Coach Anthony and Patti Norris

·       Bailey Simmons, Elmore County High School, Daughter of Mr. Robert and Coach Angie Simmons

·       Mary Elizabeth Laatsch, Helena High School, Daughter of Coach Chris and Leigh Laatsch

·       Shelby Hicks, Oxford High School, Daughter of Coach Matt Hicks

·       Reagan MaKinley Smothers, Addison High School, Daughter of Micah and Cindy Smothers

·       Michael Drew Statom, Deshler High School, Son of Coach Michael and Cindy Statom

·       Jadie Burney, Huntsville High School, Son of Coach Jay and Sandee Burney

 

2017 ALL-STAR WEEK North-South Results/Schedule
Baseball: North  9-3, South 3-2 (North leads series 22-11-1)
Softball: North 12-1, South 6-11 (North leads series 25-10-3)
Boys’ Soccer: North 5, South 2 (North leads series 11-4-1)
Girls’ Soccer: North 4, South 1 (North leads series 13-2-1)
Boys Cross Country: North 16, South 47 (North leads series 1-0)
Girls Cross Country: North 20, South 35 (North leads series 1-0)
Girls Basketball: North 76, South 67 (North leads series 18-3)
Boys Basketball: North 74, South 64 (North leads series 48-27)
Volleyball: Thursday, 4 p.m., AUM (North leads series 13-6)
Football: Thursday, 7 p.m., Cramton Bowl (South leads series 30-25-2)


2017 North-South Basketball All-Star Teams Announced By the AHSADCA for 2017 All-Star Sports Week

     MONTGOMERY -- All-star squads for the 2017 North-South boys’ and girls’ basketball games North-South Volleyball games have been selected.
     Sixty outstanding junior basketball players, 15 on each team, were chosen from nominations submitted by high school coaches from across the state to participate at the 21th annual AHSAA Summer Conference and AHSADCA All-Star Games competition in Montgomery July 19-22, according to an announcement by Alvin Briggs, Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA).
     The girls’ and boys’ basketball games will be at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome on the Alabama State University campus Wednesday night, July 19 at 6 and 8 p.m., respectively.
     The AHADCA All-Star Games also include in-state all-star games in football, soccer, baseball, softball, volleyball, and for the first time, cross country. Soccer, softball and baseball all-star contests will be Tuesday, July 18.  Volleyball will be played at AUM on Thursday, July 20, at 2 p.m., and the 56th North-South All-Star football game will be played Thursday night at Cramton Bowl. The inaugural North-South cross country competition will be Wednesday morning, July 19.
      The AHSAA Summer Conference is a week-long conference that includes sports specific clinics and special sessions for coaches, principals, athletic directors, cheerleading coaches and officials. Also, an All-Sports Equipment Expo and other related activities are scheduled throughout the week.
     Among the conference’s highlights will be the Sportsmanship Luncheon honoring all schools that have not had an ejection or fine during the 2015-16 school year and the Championship Coaches Awards Banquet that includes the naming of the 2015-16 Making A Difference Award Recipients ,Coaches of the Year, and the AHSADCA Athletic Director of the Year. Both banquets will be Friday, July 21.
      Concluding the week will be the annual Officials Awards Banquet set for Saturday, July 22, at noon.
     Shon Peck-Love of Paul Bryant High School and Neal Barker of Muscle Shoals will be coaching the North boys’ basketball squad. Brant Llewellyn of Lauderdale County will serve as administrative assistant for the North boys’ and girls’ teams. Coaching the North are Tony Hayes of Monroe County and Douglas Moore of Bullock County. Nigel Card of Saint James is the administrative assistant for the South boys and girls.
      Peck-Love coached Paul Bryant (24-11) to the Class 6A state basketball championship last season winning their last 13 games of the season. Barker has his team in the state finals in 2016. Hayes directed Monroe County (23-5) to the 4A state championship game in 2017 and Moore has steadily built and strong program at Bullock County (18-10), which reached the South 4A Regional at Dothan.
     The South girls’ coaches are Rich Bixby of Geneva and Willie Morgan of R.C, Hatch. Mike Chase of Spain Park and Lisa Bates of Sand Rock are the North coaches. Chase directed the Jaguars (22-12) to the 7A state finals last season, and Bates, one of the state’s top rebounders in AHSAA girls’ history at Locust Fork, has built a tremendous program at Sand Rock. Morgan’s Hatch girls (22-6) reached the Class 2A state semifinals, and Bixby directed Geneva (23-7) to the South Regional tourney.
       Among the players selected for the South boys’ team are 6-foot-6 Anquavious Pollard and 6-7 Emmanuel Littles of two-time Class 2A state champion Lanett. Theo Akwuba of Brewbaker Tech is the tallest player on the squad at 6-9. The North features 6-9 forward Xavier Williams of Parker, 6-10 Richard Jemison of Homewood and 6-8 Logan Dye of Haleyville and 6-6 Isaac Chatman of Cordova.
      The South girls’ team includes 6-1 center Tamyya Hilliard of Class 2A state champion Geneva County, Tyesha Rudolph of Hillcrest-Evergreen, who helped her team go 21-1 on the year, and 5-10 LeFlore guard Daisha Bradford. The North girls list 6-3 center Camille Buckhanon of Talladga, 6-0 center Karleigh Sledge and 5-8 guard Taylor Aikerson, who helped Deshler win 68 games in a row over the last two seasons, and Homewood guards Hannah Barber and Ajah Wayne, who led the Patriots to the Class 6A state championship in 2015 and 2017.
     The South girls ended an eight-year drought with a 57-53 win over the North last summer, and the North boys won 84-73 in the 63rd North-South boys’ contest. The competition for boys was first played in 1953 and 1997 for the girls. The North holds a 47-26 edge in the boys’ series and a 17-3 edge in the girls’ series heading into this summer’s games.  
   The rosters for the basketball squads are below.


2017 NORTH-SOUTH BASKETBALL ROSTERS

NORTH BOYS

Player

School

Pos.

Ht.

Wt.

Xavier Williams, Jr.

A. H. Parker

F

6'9

185

Fabian Bell

Austin

G

6'1

190

Isaac Chatman

Cordova

G

6'6

185

Jaylen Cole

Gadsden City

PG

6'0

160

Logan Dye

Haleyville

F

6'8

230

Richard Jemison

Homewood

C

6'10

233

Jamari Blackmon

Hoover

G

6'0

175

Travarus Carroll

Huffman

PG

6'2

178

Justin Allison

Pelham

PG

5'11

165

Jeffery Armstrong

Plainview

PG

5'11

175

Diante Wood

Sacred Heart

SG

6'5

185

Christian Peterson, III

Saint Bernard

PG

6'0

165

Malik Crawford

Sylacauga

G

6'2

200

Taquavian Drake

Wadley

F

6'0

155

Carlos Rogers

Wenonah

SG

5'10

195

NORTH COACHES

Shon Peck-Love

Paul Bryant

Neal Barker

Muscle Shoals

Brant Llewellyn

Lauderdale County, Adm.

SOUTH BOYS

Player

School

Pos.

Ht.

Wt.

LaDarius Knight

Ashford

G

6'5

170

Christian Brandt

Auburn

G

6'2

177

Theo Akwuba

Brewbaker Tech

C

6'9

180

Jalen Gaston

Carver - Montgomery

SG

6'3

175

Kentravious Dudley

Central - Hayneville

SG

6'5

165

Justyn Ross

Central - Phenix City

PG

6'4

190

Kendrick Buskey

Daphne

PG

6'0

160

Tony Johnson

Eufaula

G

6'3

180

Calen Murry

Headland

SG

6'1

190

Anquavious Pollard

Lanett

F

6'6

210

Emmanuel Littles

Lanett

C

6'7

210

Isaiah Scott

Linden

PG

6'1

168

Tyler Stallworth

Monroe County

SG

6'4

195

Azariah Seay

Prattville

G

6'3

180

Mark Wilcox, Jr.

St. Luke's

SF

6'4

198

SOUTH COACHES

Tony Hayes

Monroe County

Douglas Moore

Bullock County

Nigel Card

Saint James, Adm.


NORTH GIRLS

Player

School

Pos.

Ht.

Alexis Woods

Athens

F

5'11

Taylor Aikerson

Deshler

G

5'8

Karleigh Sledge

Deshler

C

6'0

Whitlee Flannagin

Hatton

G

5'9

Brooke Hampel

Hazel Green

G

5'10

Caitlin Hose

Hazel Green

G

5'10

London Coleman

Hewitt Trussville

G

5'8

Hannah Barber

Homewood

G

5'6

Ajah Wayne

Homewood

G

5'10

Eboni Williams

Hoover

F

6'0

Allie Cruce

Lauderdale County

G

6'1

Claire Holt

Spain Park

G

5'7

Tiyonna Rogers

Spring Garden

F

5'10

Camille Buckhanon

Talladega

C

6'3

Faith Reynolds

Wenonah

G

5'8

NORTH COACHES

Mike Chase

Spain Park

Lisa Bates

Sand Rock

Brant Llewellyn

Lauderdale County, Adm.

SOUTH GIRLS

Player

School

Pos.

Ht.

Adiya Matthews

Alma Bryant

G

5'7

Jermecya Harris

Blount

F

6'1

Tiara McLeod

Carroll

F

6'0

Destiny Ramos

Faith Academy

G

5'9

Lakhlian Rankins

Faith Academy

G

5'4

Tamyya Hilliard

Geneva County

C

6'1

Tyesha Rudolph

Hillcrest - Evergreen

G

5'8

Shatavia Moore

Keith

G

5'10

Daisha Bradford

LeFlore

G

5'10

Amber Richardson

Linden

F

5'8

Anita Payne

Opelika

F

5'8

Patiniquia Collins

R. C. Hatch

G

5'8

Micala Fisanick

Saint James

G

5'8

LaTascya Duff

Samson

G

5'7

LaTora Duff

Samson

G

5'7

SOUTH COACHES

Rich Bixby

Geneva

Willie Morgan

R. C. Hatch

Nigel Card

Saint James, Adm.



John Petty, Bianca Jackson Capture ASWA Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards

      MONTGOMERY – Seniors John Petty of Huntsville’s Mae Jemison High School and Bianca Jackson of Montgomery’s Brewbaker Tech were named Mr. and Miss Basketball, respectively, at the Alabama Sportswriters Association 2017 Player of the Year luncheon Tuesday.
     The awards were presented by Carol Golsan, senior vice president of marketing services for AHSAA Corporate Partner ALFA Insurance, and selected by the Alabama Sportswriters Association’s All-State Committee comprised of member sportswriters from across the state.  The luncheon banquet at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center.
     The ASWA has chosen Mr. Basketball every year since 1983 and Miss Basketball annually since 1988. The awards are presented to the boy and girl selected as the state’s top high school basketball players as determined by the ASWA.
    Petty, who was also named Mr. Basketball in 2016, became just the third player to be named Mr. Basketball twice in the award’s 35-year history. Trevor Lacey of Huntsville-Butler won the award in 2010 and 2011 and Ronald Steele of Birmingham’s John Carroll Catholic captured the award in 2003 and 2004.
     The Alabama signee led Jemison -- a first-year school -- to the Class 5A state championship in 2017, averaging 20.7 points, 7.7 rebounds and 5.6 assists. The Jaguars, coached by Jack Doss, finished 33-4. He was named the state-tournament MVP for the third straight year. The Alabama signee led J.O. Johnson, a school closed last summer and also coached by Doss, to state titles in 2015 and 2016. He also captured was named Class 5A Player of the Year for the third time, becoming just the 12th player in AHSAA history to win at least three player-of-the-year awards.
     Jackson, the daughter of Alabama State University men’s basketball coach Lewis Jackson and ASU women’s basketball coach Frieda Freeman-Jackson, averaged 24.8 points per game as a senior and finished her Brewbaker Tech career with 2,177 points. She signed last November with reigning NCAA national champion South Carolina. Jackson also averaged 7.8 rebounds and 5.2 assists to help the Rams reach at least 18 wins for an eighth straight season. She helped Brewbaker Tech, coached by Cynthia Thompson, to a 19-9 record in 2017.
      Jackson recorded three triple-doubles, including a single-game record 58-point outburst versus Greenville in January that tied for fifth highest scoring effort in AHSAA history. She also had 12 rebounds and 10 assists that win.
     Both Petty and Jackson were four-time first-team All-State players in their prep careers. Petty was just the sixth boy and Jackson the 18th girl in ASWA history to be at least a four-time first-teamer.
     ASWA Boys’ Players of the Year announced Tuesday were: Trendon Watford, Mountain Brook (7A); Alex Reese, Pelham (6A); John Petty, Mae Jemison (5A); Herb Jones, Hale County (4A); Shy Cunningham, Midfield (3A); Anquaevious Pollard, LaFayette (2A); Diante Wood, Sacred Heart Catholic (1A); Artavious Billups, Macon-East (AISA).
    ASWA Girls’ Players of the Year announced Tuesday were: Haley Troup, Gadsden City (7A); Ajah Wayne, Homewood (6A); Bianca Jackson, Brewbaker Tech (5A); Queen Ford, Sipsey Valley (4A); Allie Craig Cruce, Lauderdale County (3A); Kirstin Brown, Tanner (2A); River Baldwin, Pleasant Home (1A); Tazsa Garrett-Hammett, Springwood (AISA).
   The top five vote-getters in the Mr. and Miss Basketball balloting were named to the ASWA Super 5 All-State Team. Petty received all 13 first-place votes to headline the boys’ squad. Jackson received nine of the 14 first-place votes cast to headline the girls’ squad. Ajah Wayne of Homewood and Maori Davenport of Charles Henderson received two votes each and Unique Thompson of Faith Academy received the other first-place vote.

ASWA SUPER 5 TEAM
BOYS
John Petty, Mae Jemison; Trendon Watford, Mountain Brook; Alex Reese, Pelham; Herb Jones, Hale County; Diante Wood, Sacred Heart.
GIRLS
Bianca Jackson, Brewbaker Tech; Unique Thompson, Faith Academy; Maori Davenport, Charles Henderson; Ajah Wayne, Homewood; Haley Troup, Gadsden City.
   

MISS BASKETBALL RECIPIENTS (1988-2017)

2017: Bianca Jackson, Brewbaker Tech

2016: Jasmine Walker, Jeff Davis

2015: Shaquera Wade, Huntsville

2014: Shakayla Thomas, Sylacauga

2013: Marqu’es Webb, Hoover

2012: Jasmine Jones, Bob Jones

2011: Hayden Hamby, West Morgan

2010: Kaneisha Horn, Ramsay

2009: Jala Harris, Bob Jones

2008: Courtney Jones, Midfield

2007: Katherine Graham, Ramsay

2006: Shanavia Dowdell, Calera

2005: Whitney Boddie, Florence

2004: Starr Orr, Speake

2003: Sidney Spencer, Hoover

2002: Kate Mastin, Boaz

2001: Donyel Wheeler, Huffman

2000: Natasha Thomas, Lawrence County

1999: Tasheika Morris, Butler

1998: Gwen Jackson, Eufaula

1997: April Nance, Butler

1996: Nicole Carruth, Sulligent

1995: Heather Mayes, Fyffe

1994: Pam Duncan, Carrollton

1993: Leah Monteith, Cherokee County

1992: Yolanda Watkins, Decatur

1991: Tonya Tice, Hamilton

1990: Karen Killen, Mars Hill Bible

1989: Leslie Claybrook, St. James

1988: Jeaniece Slater, Hartselle

 

MR. BASKETBALL RECIPIENTS (1983-2017)

2017: John Petty, Mae Jemison

2016: John Petty, J.O. Johnson

2015: Dazon Ingram, Theodore

2014: William Lee, Dallas County

2013: De’Runnya Wilson, Wenonah

2012: Craig Sword, Carver-Montgomery

2011: Trevor Lacey, Butler

2010: Trevor Lacey, Butler

2009: Kerron Johnson, Madison Academy

2008: JaMychal Green, St. Jude

2007: Courtney Fortson, Jeff Davis

2006: Stanley Robinson, Huffman

2005: Richard Hendrix, Athens

2004: Ronald Steele, John Carroll

2003: Ronald Steele, John Carroll

2002: Kennedy Winston, Blount

2001: Chris White, Grissom

2000: Gerald Wallace, Childersburg

1999: Marvin Stone, Grissom

1998: Sam Haginas, UMS-Wright

1997: Anthony Williams, Loachapoka

1996: Isaac Spencer, Jeff Davis

1995: Brian Williams, Jeff Davis

1994: Rod Willie, Lee-Huntsville

1993: Howard Pride, Butler

1992: Darryl Wilson, South Lamar

1991: Victor Newman, Houston Academy

1990: Cedric Moore, Woodlawn

1989: Queintonia Higgins, Fairhope

1988: Terrence Lewis, Ramsay

1987: Bryant Lancaster, Valley

1986: Larry Rembert, Keith

1985: Vincent Robinson, Bridgeport

1984: Jeff Moore, Midfield

1983: Terry Coner, Phillips-Birmingham


Mississippi Boys 96, Alabama Boys 91

    MONTGOMERY  – Mississippi’s All-Stars out-rebounded Alabama 62-37 Friday night to post a 96-91 win in the 27th Alabama-Mississippi All-Star boys’ basketball game played at the Dunn-Oliver Arena Friday night on the Alabama State University campus. The Mississippi girls won the early game 93-86 as the visitors swept the series for the second straight year.
      Mississippi MVP Jarkel Joiner of Oxford, A Cal State-Bakersfield signee, scored 24 points – 12 in the first half and 12 in the second – to lead the winners. He was 10-of-15 from the field for Mississippi. Alabama MVP Herb Jones of Hale County finished with 17 points, eight rebounds and three steals to lead Alabama, which now holds a slim 14-13 lead in the series which has been played annually since 1991.
     Mississippi, coached by Clay Norton of Clinton and Kim Windham of Port Gibson, led 47-45 at intermission and outscored Alabama 49-46 in the second half. Troymain Crosby of Laurel added 17 points and seven rebounds, Ledarrius Brewer of Meridian added 12 points and Dewayne Cox of Ripley had 11. Jesse Little of Starkville had nine rebounds and 6-foot-10 Galin Smith of Clinton, an Alabama signee, had eight rebounds and two blocked shots.
     Alabama, coached by Darrell Barber of Midfield and Richard Carter of Lanett, also got a big game from Midfield’s Shy’m Cunningham. He had 18 points and was 7-of-8 at the foul line. Malik Burnett of Lee-Huntsville added 12 points and Javan Johnson of Austin had 11 points and six rebounds.  Both have signed with Troy University. Cunningham is still unsigned.
    Dontavius Heath of Sacred Heart also had four assists and four steals for Alabama.


Mississippi Girls 93, Alabama Girls 86

    MONTGOMERY  – Mississippi’s All-Stars outscored Alabama 47-36 in the second half to post a 93-86 victory in the 27th Alabama-Mississippi All-Star girls’ basketball game played at the Dunn-Oliver Arena Friday night on the Alabama State University campus.
      The win overshadowed a record-setting performance  for Auburn bound Unique Thompson of Faith Academy. The 6-foot-3 center had 34 points, 17 rebounds four blocked shots to lead Alabama, coached by Wenonah’s Emanuel Bell and Locust Fork’s Barbara Roy. Thompson was 16-of-18 from the field to break the Alabama scoring record set by Sylacauga’s Shakayla Thomas in 2014. Thompson was named Alabama’s MVP.
     Mississippi, now 14-13 in the series that started in 1991, used quickness at the guard position, however, to overcome a 12-point first-half deficit to close to just four at halftime, 50-46. Myah Taylor of Olive Branch keyed the comeback with 25 points, four steals and five assists. The Mississippi State signee got plenty of help from super quick Breonica Ducksworth of West Jones.  The smallest player in the game was also one of most disruptive on defense. She finished with 17 points, seven steals and hit 7-of-9 free throws, including four key charity tosses in the final minutes to seal the win.
     Coaches Sherri Cooley of South Jones and Janna Thompson of Horn Lake served as Mississippi’s coaches. Their team forced 36 Alabama turnovers. 
     Wenonah’s Alexus Dye also had a double-double for Alabama with 21 points and 16 rebounds. Thompson’s rebounding total tied for the second-most rebounds in a single game in the 27-game history. Dye had 16, which tied for third. Alabama won the rebounding battle 63-49. Bianca Jackson of Brewbaker Tech had eight points, five assists and five rebounds for Alabama. Wenonah’s Jayla Morrow had a game-high six assists.
     Keyara Jones of Heidelberg had 14 points, Alayjah Sherer of Tupelo added 11 and Jailin Cherry of Pascagoula had 10 for Mississippi.


Alabama-Mississippi All-Stars Set for Friday’s Games at ASU

    MONTGOMERY – Alabama and Mississippi All-Stars square off Friday night in the 27th annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Basketball Games to be played at Dunn-Oliver Acadome on the Alabama State University campus. The girls’ game will tip off at 5 p.m., and the boys’ game will follow at 7.
              The games are hosted by AHSAA with the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA) managing the contests in conjunction with the Mississippi Association of Coaches (MAC).
Both games will be live-streamed over the NFHS Network by the Booker T. Washington Magnet School NFHS School Broadcast program managed by Richard Walker. The AHSAA Radio Network and its broadcast team of Brett Pritchard, Randy Lee and Michael Forehand will handle the play-by-play duties for the live-stream as well as broadcasting the game across the state over its radio and internet network.
     The Alabama and Mississippi teams, comprised of current high school seniors, had one practice Wednesday, four practices Thursday and will have a shoot-around Friday afternoon prior to the doubleheader.
      The games were played in Mississippi last year with the hosts winning two close games. Mississippi’s girls evened the series at 13-13 with a 78-77 win over Alabama, and the Mississippi boys won 85-83. Alabama’s boys hold a slim 14-12 edge in that series.
        Emanuel Bell of Wenonah and Barbara Roy of Locust Fork are the Alabama girls’ all-star coaches. Cold Springs’ Tammy West is serving as administrative coach. Alabama’s boys’ team is being coached by Midfield’s Darrell Barber and Lanett’s Richard Carter. Administrative coaches are David Good of Mountain Brook and Jamie Lee of Grissom.
     The Mississippi boys’ team coaches are Clay Norton of Clinton and Kim Windham of Port Gibson.  Coaching the Mississippi girls are Sherri Cooley of South Jones and Janna Thompson of Horn Lake.
      The talent pool is rich with several Division I signees on each squad.  Headlining Alabama’s boys’ team are 6-foot-9 forward Alex Reese of Pelham and 6-7 guard/forward Herbert Jones of Hale County. Both are University of Alabama signees. Austin 6-7 guard/forward Javan Johnson is a Troy University signee, and Spain Park 6-4 guard Jamal Johnson is a Memphis signee. He is the son of former Alabama and NBA standout Buck Johnson. The tallest player of the Alabama team is 6-10 center Garrison Brooks of Auburn, who is heading to Mississippi State.
     Mississippi’s boys list six players who have signed with Division I schools, including 6-10 center Galin Smith of Clinton, who is headed to Alabama. Nikolas Weatherspoon, a 6-2 guard from Velma Jackson, is heading to Mississippi State, Oxford 6-1 guard Jarkel Joiner has signed with California State-Bakersfield, 6-6 Pontotoc guard Tyeus Jones is heading to Charleston Southern, 6-4 LaDavius Draine of Calhoun City has signed with Southern Miss, and 6-5 forward LeDarrius Brewer of Meridian is heading to Texas-El Paso.
    Alabama’s girls feature guard Jayla Morrow and 6-1 forward Alexus Dye of four-time Class 5A state champion Wenonah. Headlining the talented squad are South Carolina signees Bianca Jackson of Brewbaker Tech and Gadsden City guard Haley Troup. Unique Thompson, a 6-3 forward at Faith Academy, has signed with Auburn, and 6-3 center Queen Ford of Sipsey Valley is heading to Troy University.
    Mississippi’s girls include Mississippi State signees Nyah Tate of Terry and Myah Taylor of Olive Branch. Jailin Cherry of Pascagoula is heading to LSU and 6-4 center JaDona Davis has signed with Middle Tennessee State.

     The series history:

THE ALABAMA-MISSISSIPPI CLASSIC SERIES

 

(1991-2016)

 

ALABAMA-MISSISSIPPI CLASSIC YEAR-BY YEAR HISTORY

 

GIRLS

 

Year

Winner

Score

Loser

Score

Site

 

2016

Mississippi

78

Alabama

77

Miss. College, Clinton

 

2015

Alabama

93

Mississippi

87

Alabama State U.

 

2014

Mississippi

95

Alabama

89

Jackson State U.

 

2013

Alabama

64

Mississippi

54

Alabama State U.

 

2012

Mississippi

94

Alabama

91

Alabama State U.

 

2011

Mississippi

73

Alabama

60

Pelham CC

 

2010

Mississippi

78

Alabama

56

Pelham CC

 

2009

Alabama

81

Mississippi

73

Pelham CC

 

2008

Alabama

89

Mississippi

86 OT

Pelham CC

 

2007

Alabama

90

Mississippi

65

Pelham CC

 

2006

Mississippi

89

Alabama

80

Pelham CC

 

2005

Mississippi

101

Alabama

83

Pelham CC

 

2004

Alabama

114

Mississippi

78

Pelham CC

 

2003

Mississippi

95

Alabama

82

Pelham CC

 

2002

Alabama

76

Mississippi

71

Miss. College, Clinton

2001

Alabama

87

Mississippi

76

North Alabama, Florence

2000

Mississippi

87

Alabama

82

Holmes JC, Goodman, MS

1999

Alabama

95

Mississippi

85

North Alabama, Florence

1998

Alabama

105

Mississippi

84

Miss. College, Clinton

1997

Alabama

60

Mississippi

54

North Alabama, Florence

1996

Mississippi

88

Alabama

72

Miss. College, Clinton

1995

Alabama

80

Mississippi

77

North Alabama, Florence

1994

Mississippi

92

Alabama

84

Miss. College, Clinton

1993

Alabama

73

Mississippi

66

North Alabama, Florence

1992

Mississippi

74

Alabama

61

Miss. College, Clinton

1991

Mississippi

82

Alabama

66

North Alabama, Florence

Series record: Alabama 13 wins; Mississippi 13 wins

 

 

 

BOYS

 

Year

Winner

Score

Loser

Score

Site

 

2016

Mississippi

85

Alabama

83

Miss. College, Clinton

 

2015

Alabama

101

Mississippi

88

Alabama State U.

 

2014

Alabama

90

Mississippi

83

Jackson State U.

 

2013

Alabama

87

Mississippi

76

Alabama State U.

 

2012

Alabama

109

Mississippi

104

Alabama State U.

 

2011

Mississippi

85

Alabama

74

Pelham CC

 

2010

Mississippi

112

Alabama

88

Pelham CC

 

2009

Alabama

78

Mississippi

74

Pelham CC

 

2008

Alabama

101

Mississippi

99

Pelham CC

 

2007

Mississippi

118

Alabama

113

Pelham CC

 

2006

Mississippi

94

Alabama

87

Pelham CC

 

2005

Alabama

84

Mississippi

79

Pelham CC

 

2004

Alabama

87

Mississippi

86

Pelham CC

 

2003

Mississippi

82

Alabama

80

Pelham CC

 

2002

Mississippi

98

Alabama

67

Miss. College, Clinton

2001

Mississippi

87

Alabama

83

North Alabama, Florence

2000

Alabama

90

Mississippi

82

Holmes JC, Goodman MS

1999

Alabama

95

Mississippi

68

North Alabama, Florence

1998

Alabama

111

Mississippi

76

Miss. College, Clinton

1997

Alabama

110

Mississippi

91

North Alabama, Florence

1996

Mississippi

105

Alabama

97

Miss. College, Clinton

1995

Alabama

85

Mississippi

69

North Alabama, Florence

1994

Mississippi

123

Alabama

111

Miss. College, Clinton

1993

Mississippi

82

Alabama

75

North Alabama, Florence

1992

Mississippi

73

Alabama

71

Miss. College, Clinton

1991

Alabama

103

Mississippi

62

North Alabama, Florence

Series record: Alabama 14; Mississippi, 12 wins

 


All-Stars Selected for 27th Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Basketball Games

    MONTGOMERY – Twenty-four seniors have been selected to represent Alabama in the 27th annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Basketball Games to be played at Dunn-Oliver Acadome on the Alabama State University campus on Friday, March 17. 
       The Alabama teams, comprised of 12 senior boys and 12 senior girls, were announced Wednesday by Alvin Briggs, Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association (AHSADCA). The girls’ game will tip off at 5 p.m. and the boys’ game will follow at 7.  
        The games were played in Mississippi last year with the hosts winning two close games. Mississippi’s girls evened the series at 13-13 with a 78-77 win over Alabama, and the Mississippi boys won 85-83. Alabama’s boys hold a slim 14-12 edge in that series.
        Emanuel Bell of Wenonah and Barbara Roy of Locust Fork will be the Alabama girls’ all-star coaches. Bell, who has a 485-178 career record over 23 seasons, will serve as head coach.  His Lady Dragons, 31-3 this season, have won four Class 5A state titles in a row. Roy guided Locust Fork (35-1) to the Class 3A state championship this season, the first in school history. She is 308-151 in 15 years as head coach.  Cold Springs’ Tammy West is serving as administrative coach.
      Coaches for Alabama’s boys are Midfield’s Darrell Barber and Lanett’s Richard Carter. Barber will serve as head coach. He is 177-80 overall and led Midfield (28-6) to the Class 3A state title last week, the third state championship in his tenure as head coach. Carter guided Lanett (25-7) to its second straight Class 2A boys’ title in 2017. He has been coaching for 40 years and has a career mark of 652-220. Administrative coaches are David Good of Mountain Brook and Jamie Lee of Grissom.
        Headlining the boys’ squad are eight players who competed in the AHSAA’s 95th State Basketball Tournament last week. Among them are 6-foot-7 guard/forward Herbert Jones of Class 4A state champion Hale County, 6-4 guard Shy’im Cunningham of 3A state champ Midfield, guards D.J. Heath and Kevion Nolan of 1A state champ Sacred Heart Catholic. Jones has already signed with Alabama.
        Others on the squad already signed to D-I scholarships already are 6-10 center Garrison Brooks of Auburn High School (Mississippi State), 6-5 Fairhope guard Tevin Brown (Murray State) and 6-9 Pelham forward Alex Reese (Alabama) and 6-4 Spain Park guard Jamal Johnson (Memphis University). Brooks led Auburn to the 7A state finals. Other all-stars in last week’s state tourney were 6-7 guard/forward Javan Johnson of Austin, 6-4 Midfield guard Shy’im Cunningham, 6-6 forward DeAndre Robinson of Monroe County and 6-7 forward Myles Parker of Madison Academy. Rounding out the team is guard Malik Burnett of Lee-Huntsville.
     The Alabama girls’ roster lists four players that participated in last week’s state tournament and three already signed to D-1 schools. South Carolina has landed 5-11 Brewbaker Tech guard Bianca Jackson and 5-10 Gadsden City guard Haley Troup.  Unique Thompson of Faith Academy, a 6-3 forward, has also signed with Auburn. Participating in last week’s state tourney were Deshler guard Nicole Shirley, Tanner forward Kirsten Brown, Wenonah forward Alexus Dye and point guard Jayla Morrow. Dye and Morrow helped the Lady Dragons win four state titles and Shirley helped Deshler win 68 straight games with the streak being broken in this year’s Class 4A finals.
  
  Both games will be live-streamed over the NFHS Network and will be broadcast over the AHSAA Radio Network.


2017 Alabama vs. Mississippi All-Star Games

ALABAMA GIRLS ROSTER

Player

School

Pos.

Ht.

Queen Ford

Sipsey Valley

C

6-3

Kirsten Brown

Tanner

F

5-10

Alexus Dye

Wenonah

F

6-1

Terri Smith

Sparkman

F

5-8

Unique Thompson

Faith Academy

F

6-3

Brooke Burns

Gadsden City

G

5-10

Bianca Jackson

Brewbaker Tech

G

5-11

Allie Kennedy

Red Bay

G

5-8

Courtney Lee

Ramsay

G

5-7

Jayla Morrow

Wenonah

G

5-7

Nicole Shirley

Deshler

G

5-6

Haley Troup

Gadsden City

G

5-10

Coaches

Emanuel Bell

Wenonah (head)

Barbara Roy

Locust Fork

Tammy West

Cold Springs (administrative)

ALABAMA BOYS ROSTER

Player

School

Pos.

Ht.

Garrison Brooks

Auburn

C

6-10

Malik Burnett

Lee-Huntsville

G

6-2

Tevin Brown

Fairhope

G

6-5

Shy'im Cunningham

Midfield

G

6-4

D.J. Heath

Sacred Heart

G

6-0

Herbert Jones

Hale County

G/F

6-7

Javan Johnson

Austin

G/F

6-7

Jamal Johnson

Spain Park

G

6-4

Kevion Nolan

Sacred Heart

G

6-2

Myles Parker

Madison Academy

G/F

6-7

DeAndre Robinson

Monroe County

G/F

6-6

Alex Reese

Pelham

F

6-9

Coaches

Darrell Barber

Midfield (head)

Richard Carter

Lanett

David Good

Mountain Brook (administrative)

Jamie Lee

Grissom (administrative)

 

THE ALABAMA-MISSISSIPPI CLASSIC SERIES

(1991-2016)

ALABAMA-MISSISSIPPI CLASSIC YEAR-BY YEAR HISTORY

GIRLS

Year

Winner

Score

Loser

Score

Site

2016

Mississippi

78

Alabama

77

Miss. College, Clinton

2015

Alabama

93

Mississippi

87

Alabama State U.

2014

Mississippi

95

Alabama

89

Jackson State U.

2013

Alabama

64

Mississippi

54

Alabama State U.

2012

Mississippi

94

Alabama

91

Alabama State U.

2011

Mississippi

73

Alabama

60

Pelham CC

2010

Mississippi

78

Alabama

56

Pelham CC

2009

Alabama

81

Mississippi

73

Pelham CC

2008

Alabama

89

Mississippi

86 OT

Pelham CC

2007

Alabama

90

Mississippi

65

Pelham CC

2006

Mississippi

89

Alabama

80

Pelham CC

2005

Mississippi

101

Alabama

83

Pelham CC

2004

Alabama

114

Mississippi

78

Pelham CC

2003

Mississippi

95

Alabama

82

Pelham CC

2002

Alabama

76

Mississippi

71

Miss. College, Clinton

2001

Alabama

87

Mississippi

76

North Alabama, Florence

2000

Mississippi

87

Alabama

82

Holmes JC, Goodman, MS

1999

Alabama

95

Mississippi

85

North Alabama, Florence

1998

Alabama

105

Mississippi

84

Miss. College, Clinton

1997

Alabama

60

Mississippi

54

North Alabama, Florence

1996

Mississippi

88

Alabama

72

Miss. College, Clinton

1995

Alabama

80

Mississippi

77

North Alabama, Florence

1994

Mississippi

92

Alabama

84

Miss. College, Clinton

1993

Alabama

73

Mississippi

66

North Alabama, Florence

1992

Mississippi

74

Alabama

61

Miss. College, Clinton

1991

Mississippi

82

Alabama

66

North Alabama, Florence

Series record: Alabama 13 wins; Mississippi 13 wins

BOYS

Year

Winner

Score

Loser

Score

Site

2016

Mississippi

85

Alabama

85

Miss. College, Clinton

2015

Alabama

101

Mississippi

88

Alabama State U.

2014

Alabama

90

Mississippi

83

Jackson State U.

2013

Alabama

87

Mississippi

76

Alabama State U.

2012

Alabama

109

Mississippi

104

Alabama State U.

2011

Mississippi

85

Alabama

74

Pelham CC

2010

Mississippi

112

Alabama

88

Pelham CC

2009

Alabama

78

Mississippi

74

Pelham CC

2008

Alabama

101

Mississippi

99

Pelham CC

2007

Mississippi

118

Alabama

113

Pelham CC

2006

Mississippi

94

Alabama

87

Pelham CC

2005

Alabama

84

Mississippi

79

Pelham CC

2004

Alabama

87

Mississippi

86

Pelham CC

2003

Mississippi

82

Alabama

80

Pelham CC

2002

Mississippi

98

Alabama

67

Miss. College, Clinton

2001

Mississippi

87

Alabama

83

North Alabama, Florence

2000

Alabama

90

Mississippi

82

Holmes JC, Goodman MS

1999

Alabama

95

Mississippi

68

North Alabama, Florence

1998

Alabama

111

Mississippi

76

Miss. College, Clinton

1997

Alabama

110

Mississippi

91

North Alabama, Florence

1996

Mississippi

105

Alabama

97

Miss. College, Clinton

1995

Alabama

85

Mississippi

69

North Alabama, Florence

1994

Mississippi

123

Alabama

111

Miss. College, Clinton

1993

Mississippi

82

Alabama

75

North Alabama, Florence

1992

Mississippi

73

Alabama

71

Miss. College, Clinton

1991

Alabama

103

Mississippi

62

North Alabama, Florence

Series record: Alabama 14 wins; Mississippi 12 wins



Class 7A Boys’ Championship Mountain Brook 63, Auburn 43

    BIRMINGHAM – Mountain Brook sophomore Trendon Watford scored 26 points and junior Sean Elmore scored 17 as the Spartans downed 63-43 Saturday night in the AHSAA Class 7A boys’ state basketball finals at the BJCC Legacy Center.
    A total of 17,034 attending the final day of the 95th AHSAA State Basketball Tournament Saturday – with a final attendance 72,148 for the week-long tourney, a new state tournament attendance record. The attendance for the final three days topped 41,000.
    Watford dominated inside and Elmore sank 5-of-8 3-pointers, including three late in the third quarter. His last one came with three seconds left in the period and gave Coach Bucky McMillan’s Spartans (31-5) an eight-point lead. Auburn never recovered as Mountain Brook outscored the Tigers 25-11 in the final quarter.
     Ben McCool also had 10 points for Mountain Brook, which won its third state title in five years. Paulie Stragmaglia also had six points and five assists.
     Auburn (23-10), coached by Frank Tolbert, was led by Garrison Brooks’ 11 points. Justin Brooks added eight points, Will Elston and Antoine Pitts, six each. Pitts also had nine rebounds.
Class 7A Boys’ All-Tourney Team
Trendon Watford, Mountain Brook (MVP); Sean Elmore, Mountain Brook; Garrison Brooks, Auburn; Antoine Pitts, Auburn; Carlton Martial, McGill-Toolen; Mac Smith, Vestavia Hills.

AHSAA 95th State Basketball Championships
At BJCC Legacy Arena

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

 

CLASS 1A BOYS
Sacred Heart Catholic (28-8) 82, South Lamar (25-8)  59

CLASS 2A GIRLS
Geneva County (31-2) 44, Tanner (28-3) 42

CLASS 2A BOYS
Lanett (25-7) 54, R.C. Hatch (24-3) 40.

CLASS 3A GIRLS
Locust Fork (35-1)  72, Pisgah (27-8) 62
CLASS 3A BOYS
Midfield  (28-6) 60, Plainview (31-5) 46

CLASS 4A GIRLS
Madison Academy (35-1) 50, Deshler (34-1) 47
CLASS 4A BOYS
Hale County (28-4) 67, Monroe County (23-5) 56
.

CLASS 5A GIRLS
Wenonah (30-3) 55, Charles Henderson (30-6) 52

CLASS 5A BOYS
Mae Jemison (35-4) 58, Faith Academy (22-9) 52

CLASS 6A GIRLS
Homewood (34-2) 52, Hazel Green (37-2) 49
CLASS 6A BOYS.

Paul Bryant (24-11) 48,  Parker (28-8) 44

CLASS 7A GIRLS
Hoover (29-7)  51, Spain Park (22-12) 47 (OT)

CLASS 7A BOYS
Mountain Brook (31-5) 63, Auburn (24-10)  43


Class 7A Girls’ Championship Hoover 51, Spain Park 47 (OT)

    BIRMINGHAM – Hoover outscored Spain Park 7-3 in overtime Saturday night in the battle of the city’s two rival high schools and captured the 2017 AHSAA Class 7A girls’ state basketball championship 51-47.
    Coach Krystle Johnson’s Lady Bucs (29-7)  saw a 3-point lead vanish Sarah Ashlee Barker sank a 3-point goal with four seconds remaining in the fourth quarter for Spain Park (22-12) to tie the game at 44 all.
    Coach Mike Chase’s Lady Jaguars lost two key starters in overtime when Claire Holt and Barrett Herring fouled out. Hoover was clinging to two-point 48-46 lead with 1:05 left in overtime when Joiya Maddox stepped to the foul line and sank free throws in the final seconds to seal the win.
       Eboni Williams had 10 points and 11 rebounds to earn Class 7A state tourney MVP. Angela Grant also had a big game inside scoring 13 points and snatching eight rebounds. Maddox had nine points and Kelci Marable scored eight.
    Holt led Coach Mike Chase’s Jaguars with 22 points. Barker had 11 points and nine rebounds and Ahrielle Parks had four points and 10 rebounds.
     For Hoover’s Johnson, the state championship as a coach was her first. She sank the winning free throws in Hoover’s 2001 state championship win over Decatur to win a title as a player.
          The boys’ Class 7A championship game was set close out the 2017 state tournament Saturday night at Legacy Arena.  All finals are being televised live and live-streamed by Raycom Sports. The AHSAA Radio Network is also broadcasting all games over its statewide radio network and internet link.
    Class 7A Girls’ All-Tourney Team
   
Eboni Williams, Hoover (MVP); Angela Grant, Hoover; Claire Holt, Spain Park; Sarah Ashlee Barker, Spain Park; Teyah Johnson, Central-Phenix City; Shauntai Battle, McGill-Toolen.

AHSAA 95th State Basketball Championships
At BJCC Legacy Arena

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

 

CLASS 1A BOYS
Sacred Heart Catholic (28-8) 82, South Lamar (25-8)  59

CLASS 2A GIRLS
Geneva County (31-2) 44, Tanner (28-3) 42

CLASS 2A BOYS
Lanett (25-7) 54, R.C. Hatch (24-3) 40.

CLASS 3A GIRLS
Locust Fork (35-1)  72, Pisgah (27-8) 62
CLASS 3A BOYS
Midfield  (28-6) 60, Plainview (31-5) 46

CLASS 4A GIRLS
Madison Academy (35-1) 50, Deshler (34-1) 47
CLASS 4A BOYS
Hale County (28-4) 67, Monroe County (23-5) 56
.

CLASS 5A GIRLS
Wenonah (30-3) 55, Charles Henderson (30-6) 52

CLASS 5A BOYS
Mae Jemison (35-4) 58, Faith Academy (22-9) 52

CLASS 6A GIRLS
Homewood (34-2) 52, Hazel Green (37-2) 49
CLASS 6A BOYS.

Paul Bryant (24-11) 48,  Parker (28-8) 44

CLASS 7A GIRLS
Hoover (29-7)  51, Spain Park (22-12) 47 (OT)

CLASS 7A BOYS
Auburn (24-9) vs. Mountain Brook (30-5), Saturday, 5:45 p.m.


Class 6A Boys’ Championship Paul Bryant 48, Parker 44

    BIRMINGHAM – Paul Bryant High School of Tuscaloosa captured its first AHSAA state boys’ basketball championship Saturday afternoon with a 48-44 win over Birmingham-Parker in  the 95th AHSAA Class 6A State Basketball Tournament at the BJCC Legacy Arena.
    Coach Sean Peck-Love’s Stampede (24-11) trailed by one at the half but took the lead by the end of the third quarter and then never relinquished the lead despite  a tenacious Parker comeback effort in the final period to win.
    Paul Bryant point guard Jared Sherfield earned Class 6A state tourney MVP honors thanks to his floor leadership. He scored eight points, had seven assists and was 2-of-3 on 3-point goals. Teammate Seth Williams scored 16 points, grabbed nine rebounds and had three steals. He was also 4-of-4 at the foul line down the stretch. Daviyon Dennis added eight points.
    Parker’s Thundering Herd (28-8), coached by Reginald McGary, got 15 points and eight rebounds from Cam’Ron Beard.  Xavier Williams had 12 points and five rebounds and Jason King had 10 points and two steals.
      The Girls’ and boys’ championship games for Class 7A are set to close out the 2017 state tournament Saturday night at Legacy Arena.  All finals are being televised live and live-streamed by Raycom Sports. The AHSAA Radio Network is also broadcasting all games over its statewide radio network and internet link.
    Class 6A Boys’ All-Tourney Team
   
Jared Sherfield, Paul Bryant (MVP); Seth Williams, Paul Bryant; Xavier Williams, Parker; Cam’Ron Beard, Parker; Javan Johnson, Austin; Terrin Atkinson, Spanish Fort.

AHSAA 95th State Basketball Championships
At BJCC Legacy Arena

STATE CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

 

CLASS 1A BOYS
Sacred Heart Catholic (28-8) 82, South Lamar (25-8)  59

CLASS 2A GIRLS
Geneva County (31-2) 44, Tanner (28-3) 42

CLASS 2A BOYS
Lanett (25-7) 54, R.C. Hatch (24-3) 40.

CLASS 3A GIRLS
Locust Fork (35-1)  72, Pisgah (27-8) 62
CLASS 3A BOYS
Midfield  (28-6) 60, Plainview (31-5) 46

CLASS 4A GIRLS
Madison Academy (35-1) 50, Deshler (34-1) 47
CLASS 4A BOYS
Hale County (28-4) 67, Monroe County (23-5) 56
.

CLASS 5A GIRLS
Wenonah (30-3) 55, Charles Henderson (30-6) 52

CLASS 5A BOYS
Mae Jemison (35-4) 58, Faith Academy (22-9) 52

CLASS 6A GIRLS
Homewood (34-2) 52, Hazel Green (37-2) 49
CLASS 6A BOYS.

Paul Bryant (24-11) 48,  Parker (28-8) 44

CLASS 7A GIRLS
Hoover (28-7)  vs. Spain Park (22-11), Saturday, 4 p.m.

CLASS 7A BOYS
Auburn (24-9) vs. Mountain Brook (30-5), Saturday, 5:45 p.m.