Many local teams survived in the 6A Regional semi-finals this week and Wednesday, it was the 5A program’s turn to make an impact in the 2014 AHSAA State Basketball Tournament – and they did.
For girls in Class 5A, Faith Academy defeated Russell County, 52 to 32. The Rams will advance to play B.C. Rain – the Red Raiders got by Eufaula, 59 to 31.
For boys in Class 5A, St. Paul’s fell to Eufaula, 62 to 54. Future Auburn linebacker, Tre Williams finished with 19 points and 7 rebounds; the Saints finished the season 12 and 14.
Eufaula will match up against Faith Academy. The Rams defeated Russell County, 71 to 51 to advance to the Regional Final game.
Regional Final games on Friday include:
- 6A Girls: Murphy v Blount – 9AM
- 6A Boys: Theodore v Blount – 10:40AM
- 5A Girls: Faith Academy v B.C. rain – 12:20PM
- 5A Boys: Faith Academy v Eufaula – 2:00PM