HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — The road to winning an AHSAA blue map made a pit stop this week at both Jacksonville State and Wallace State. Many of our local basketball teams were looking to win regional championships and advance to the state semifinals in Birmingham.
On Wednesday, a total of nine teams from the Tennessee Valley had an opportunity to win a regional title and punch their ticket to the state semifinals in Birmingham, which begins this weekend.
Here's a look at how our teams fared today:
Northeast Regional Finals
at Pete Mathews Coliseum, Jacksonville State University
Spain Park (27-6) 51, Huntsville (23-7) – Spain Park is NE State Qualifier
Skyline (28-7) 62, Decatur Heritage (15-13) 18 – Skyline is NE State Qualifier
Decatur Heritage (20-7) 58, Jacksonville Christian (19-8) 33 – Decatur Heritage is SW State Qualifier
Northwest Regional Final
at Tom Drake Coliseum, Wallace State-Hanceville
Hazel Green (34-1) 32, Hartselle (23-3) 25 – Hazel Green is NW State Qualifier
Scottsboro (25-4) 48, Clay-Chalkville (20-5) 41 – Scottsboro is NW State Qualifier
Susan Moore (31-2) 63, Lauderdale County (21-5) 54 – Susan Moore is NW State Qualifier
Winfield (24-6) 60, Danville (19-10) 28 – Winfield is NW State Qualifier