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Six county schools host area tournaments

Published 3:29pm Tuesday, February 5, 2013

By MICKEL PONTHIEUX / Sports Reporter

Basketball fans across Shelby County will have six sites to choose from to catch postseason basketball as area tournaments begin Feb. 7.

Vincent, Calera, Shelby County, Thompson, Spain Park and Pelham will host area tournaments while numerous other teams will venture outside Shelby County to begin their run into the postseason.

The Vincent boys’ basketball team captured their second consecutive area title with an undefeated record. The Yellow Jackets will take on the winner of the Victory Christian/Holy Family contest on Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m.

The Calera Lady Eagles earned the right to host the area tournament after winning the regular season Class 4A, Area 7 title. Calera will face West Blocton on Feb. 7 at 7 p.m.

The Shelby County Wildcats went undefeated in Class 5A, Area 9 play to host their area tournament. The Wildcats will take on Chilton County at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8.

The Thompson Warriors will host the Class 6A, Area 7 tournament after capturing the regular season title with a 5-1 record. The Warriors will take on Stanhope Elmore Feb. 8 at 7 p.m.

The Spain Park Lady Jags will play host to the Class 6A, Area 8 girls’ tournament while Pelham will host the Area 8 boys’ tournament. The Lady Jags finished area play 6-0 and will play Chelsea on Feb. 7 at 6 p.m.

The Panthers earned the right to host the area tournament when they won a coin flip after being tied with Spain Park in regular season play. Pelham will face Oak Mountain Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Teams that advance to the area tournament championship game will automatically qualify for the sub-regional tournament. Area tournament champions will receive a better seed in the sub-regional tournament beginning Feb. 14.

For the complete area tournament schedule, see below.

Class 1A, Area 7
GIRLS
Hosted by Winterboro
Feb. 5
6 p.m. – ASD vs Westminster
Feb. 7
6 p.m. – Talladega Co. Central vs Fayetteville
7 p.m. – Winterboro vs ASD/Westminster
Feb. 9
4 p.m. – championship finals

BOYS
Hosted by Winterboro
Feb 5
6 p.m. – Fayetteville vs ASD
Feb. 8
6 p.m. – Westminster vs Talladega Co. Central
7 p.m. – Winterboro vs Fayetteville/ASD
Feb. 11
7 p.m. – championship

Class 2A, Area 13
GIRLS
Hosted by Altamont
Feb. 4
5:30 p.m. – Vincent 42, Victory Christian 21
Feb. 7
6 p.m. – Altamont vs Vincent
7:30 p.m. – Holy Family vs Fultondale

Feb. 9
3 p.m. – championship finals

BOYS
Hosted by Vincent
Feb 5
6 p.m. – Victory Christian vs Holy Family
Feb. 8
6 p.m. – Altamont vs Fultondale
7:30 p.m. – Vincent vs Victory Christian/Holy Family
Feb. 11
7 p.m. – championship

Class 3A, Area 8
GIRLS
Hosted by Midfield
Feb. 5
6 p.m. – Indian Springs vs Montevallo
Feb. 7
6 p.m. – Midfield vs Indian Springs/Montevallo
7:30 p.m. – Tarrant vs Leeds
Feb. 11
6 p.m. – championship finalsBy MICKEL PONTHIEUX / Sports Reporter

Basketball fans across Shelby County will have six sites to choose from to catch postseason basketball as area tournaments begin Feb. 7.

Vincent, Calera, Shelby County, Thompson, Spain Park and Pelham will host area tournaments while numerous other teams will venture outside Shelby County to begin their run into the postseason.

The Vincent boys’ basketball team captured their second consecutive area title with an undefeated record. The Yellow Jackets will take on the winner of the Victory Christian/Holy Family contest on Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m.

The Calera Lady Eagles earned the right to host the area tournament after winning the regular season Class 4A, Area 7 title. Calera will face West Blocton on Feb. 7 at 7 p.m.

The Shelby County Wildcats went undefeated in Class 5A, Area 9 play to host their area tournament. The Wildcats will take on Chilton County at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8.

The Thompson Warriors will host the Class 6A, Area 7 tournament after capturing the regular season title with a 5-1 record. The Warriors will take on Stanhope Elmore Feb. 8 at 7 p.m.

The Spain Park Lady Jags will play host to the Class 6A, Area 8 girls’ tournament while Pelham will host the Area 8 boys’ tournament. The Lady Jags finished area play 6-0 and will play Chelsea on Feb. 7 at 6 p.m.

The Panthers earned the right to host the area tournament when they won a coin flip after being tied with Spain Park in regular season play. Pelham will face Oak Mountain Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Teams that advance to the area tournament championship game will automatically qualify for the sub-regional tournament. Area tournament champions will receive a better seed in the sub-regional tournament beginning Feb. 14.

For the complete area tournament schedule, see below.

Class 1A, Area 7
GIRLS
Hosted by Winterboro
Feb. 5
6 p.m. – ASD vs Westminster
Feb. 7
6 p.m. – Talladega Co. Central vs Fayetteville
7 p.m. – Winterboro vs ASD/Westminster
Feb. 9
4 p.m. – Championship

BOYS
Hosted by Winterboro
Feb 5
6 p.m. – Fayetteville vs ASD
Feb. 8
6 p.m. – Westminster vs Talladega Co. Central
7 p.m. – Winterboro vs Fayetteville/ASD
Feb. 11
7 p.m. – Championship

Class 2A, Area 13
GIRLS
Hosted by Altamont
Feb. 4
5:30 p.m. – Vincent 42, Victory Christian 21
Feb. 7
6 p.m. – Altamont vs Vincent
7:30 p.m. – Holy Family vs Fultondale

Feb. 9
3 p.m. – Championship

BOYS
Hosted by Vincent
Feb 5
6 p.m. – Victory Christian vs Holy Family
Feb. 8
6 p.m. – Altamont vs Fultondale
7:30 p.m. – Vincent vs Victory Christian/Holy Family
Feb. 11
7 p.m. – Championship

Class 3A, Area 8
GIRLS
Hosted by Midfield
Feb. 5
6 p.m. – Indian Springs vs Montevallo
Feb. 7
6 p.m. – Midfield vs Indian Springs/Montevallo
7:30 p.m. – Tarrant vs Leeds
Feb. 11
6 p.m. – Championship

BOYS
Hosted by Midfield
Feb 5
7:30 p.m. – Montevallo vs Tarrant
Feb. 8
6 p.m. – Midfield vs Tarrant/Montevallo
7:30 p.m. – Indian Springs vs Leeds
Feb. 11
7:30 p.m. – Championship

Class 4A, Area 7
GIRLS
Hosted by Calera
Feb. 7
5:30 p.m. – Bibb County vs Jemison
7 p.m. – Calera vs West Blocton
Feb. 9
3 p.m. – Championship

BOYS
Hosted by Bibb County
Feb. 8
5:30 p.m. – Calera vs Jemison
7 p.m. – Bibb County vs West Blocton
Feb. 11
7 p.m. – Championship

Class 5A, Area 8
GIRLS
Hosted by Sylacauga
Feb. 7
6 p.m. – Talladega vs Shelby County
7:30 p.m. – Sylacauga vs Chilton County
Feb. 9
3 p.m. – Championship

BOYS
Hosted by Shelby County
Feb. 8
6 p.m. – Talladega vs Sylacauga
7:30 p.m. – Shelby County vs Chilton County
Feb. 11
7 p.m. – Championship

Class 5A, Area 9
GIRLS
Hosted by Ramsay
Feb. 7
5 p.m. – John Carroll vs Ramsay
6 p.m. – Homewood vs Briarwood
Feb. 9
4 p.m. – Championship

BOYS
Hosted by Homewood
Feb. 8
6 p.m. – Briarwood vs Ramsay
7:30 p.m. – Homewood vs John Carroll

Feb. 11
7 p.m. – Championship

Class 6A, Area 7
GIRLS
Hosted by Prattville
Feb. 7
5:30 p.m. – Thompson vs Wetumpka
7 p.m. – Prattville vs Stanhope Elmore
Feb. 9
7 p.m. – Championship

BOYS
Hosted by Thompson
Feb. 8
5:30 p.m. – Prattville vs Weptumka
7 p.m. – Thompson vs Stanhope Elmore
Feb. 11
7 p.m. – Championship

Class 6A, Area 8
GIRLS
Hosted by Spain Park
Feb. 7
6 p.m. – Spain Park vs Chelsea
7:30 p.m. – Pelham vs Oak Mountain
Feb. 9
7 p.m. – Championship

BOYS
Hosted by Pelham
Feb. 8
6 p.m. – Spain Park vs Chelsea
7:30 p.m. – Pelham vs Oak Mountain
Feb. 11
7 p.m. – Championship

BOYS
Hosted by Midfield
Feb 5
7:30 p.m. – Montevallo vs Tarrant
Feb. 8
6 p.m. – Midfield vs Tarrant/Montevallo
7:30 p.m. – Indian Springs vs Leeds
Feb. 11
7:30 p.m. – championship

Class 4A, Area 7
GIRLS
Hosted by Calera
Feb. 7
5:30 p.m. – Bibb County vs Jemison
7 p.m. – Calera vs West Blocton
Feb. 9
3 p.m. – championship finals

BOYS
Hosted by Bibb County
Feb. 8
5:30 p.m. – Calera vs Jemison
7 p.m. – Bibb County vs West Blocton
Feb. 11
7 p.m. – Championship

Class 5A, Area 8
GIRLS
Hosted by Sylacauga
Feb. 7
6 p.m. – Talladega vs Shelby County
7:30 p.m. – Sylacauga vs Chilton County
Feb. 9
3 p.m. – Championship

BOYS
Hosted by Shelby County
Feb. 8
6 p.m. – Talladega vs Sylacauga
7:30 p.m. – Shelby County vs Chilton County
Feb. 11
7 p.m. – Championship

Class 5A, Area 9
GIRLS
Hosted by Ramsay
Feb. 7
5 p.m. – John Carroll vs Ramsay
6 p.m. – Homewood vs Briarwood
Feb. 9
4 p.m. – Championship

BOYS
Hosted by Homewood
Feb. 8
6 p.m. – Briarwood vs Ramsay
7:30 p.m. – Homewood vs John Carroll

Feb. 11
7 p.m. – Championship

Class 6A, Area 7
GIRLS
Hosted by Prattville
Feb. 7
5:30 p.m. – Thompson vs Wetumpka
7 p.m. – Prattville vs Stanhope Elmore
Feb. 9
7 p.m. – Championship

BOYS
Hosted by Thompson
Feb. 8
5:30 p.m. – Prattville vs Weptumka
7 p.m. – Thompson vs Stanhope Elmore
Feb. 11
7 p.m. – Championship

Class 6A, Area 8
GIRLS
Hosted by Spain Park
Feb. 7
6 p.m. – Spain Park vs Chelsea
7:30 p.m. – Pelham vs Oak Mountain
Feb. 9
7 p.m. – Championship

BOYS
Hosted by Pelham
Feb. 8
6 p.m. – Spain Park vs Chelsea
7:30 p.m. – Pelham vs Oak Mountain
Feb. 11
7 p.m. – Championship

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