Local teams set to host area tournaments


The Hillcrest High School girls basketball team and the Tuscaloosa County boys basketball team will host AHSAA tournaments, which start this week.

Official times had not been posted on the AHSAA website Sunday, but the tournament at Hillcrest starts Thursday with the championship game set for Saturday. The field includes Tuscaloosa County, Northridge and Bessemer City.

In the boys tournament at TCHS, the top-seeded Wildcats will face No. 4 Northridge on Friday. Hillcrest, the No. 2 seed, faces No. 3 Bessemer City in the other semifinal game. The title game will be Monday.

In Class 5A, Paul W. Bryant will host the Area 7 tournaments. Visiting teams include Central, Brookwood and McAdory. The official brackets had not been posted online Sunday.

American Christian Academy will be the host team for the Class 3A, Area 7 girls tournament. Holt earned the right to host the boys tournament. Northside and Fayette County round out the field in both events.

The Sipsey Valley boys will travel to Greene County for the Class 3A, Area 6 tournament. Sipsey Valley, the No. 2 seed, will play No. 3 Greensboro. No. 1 Greene County opens against Gordo. The championship game will be Monday at 7 p.m.

The Holy Spirit boys play Pickens County Friday in the Class 1A, Area 8 tournament at South Lamar. Berry plays Hubbertville in an elimination game Tuesday, and the winner plays South Lamar Friday.

The Holy Spirit girls earned the No. 1 seed for the Area eight tournament. Hubbertville plays Pickens County in an elimination game at 5 this afternoon. On Friday, South Lamar plays Berry at 6 p.m. Holy Spirit faces the Hubbertville-Pickens County winner at 7:30 p.m. The championship game will be at 6 p.m. Saturday.

 

 Area Tournaments

Boys

Class 1A, Area 4

Akron, John Essex, Linden, Sunshine, A.L. Johnson (bracket not posted Sunday)

Class 1A, Area 8 at South Lamar

Tuesday: Berry vs. Hubbertville, 5:30 p.m.

Friday: Pickens County vs. Holy Spirit, 6 p.m.; South Lamar vs. Berry-Hubbertville winner, 7:30 p.m.

Monday: Championship, 7 p.m.

Class 2A, Area 7

Aliceville, Hale County, Francis Marion, R.C. Hatch (bracket not posted Sunday)

Class 2A, Area 7 at Lamar County

Friday: Oakman vs. Cold Springs, 5:30 p.m.; Sulligent vs. Lamar County; 7 p.m.

Monday: Championship, 7 pm.

Class 3A, Area 6 at Greene County

Friday: Sipsey Valley vs Greensboro, 6 p.m.; Gordo vs. Greene County, 7:30 p.m.

Monday: Championship, 6 p.m.

Class 3A, Area 7 at Holt

Holt, American Christian Academy, Fayette County, Northside (bracket not posted Sunday)

Class 4A, Area 7 at Bibb County

Friday: Jemison vs. Calera, 6 p.m.; Bibb County vs. West Blocton, 7:30 p.m.

Monday: Championship, 7 p.m.

Class 5A, Area 6

Sumter Central, Demopolis, Selma, Greenville (bracket not posted Sunday)

Class 5A, Area 7 at Paul W. Bryant

Paul W. Bryant, Central, Brookwood, McAdory (bracket not posted Sunday)

Class 6A, Area 13 at Tuscaloosa County

Tuscaloosa County, Hillcrest, Northridge, Bessemer City (bracket not posted Sunday)

 

Girls

Class 1A, Area 4

Akron, John Essex, Linden, Sunshine, A.L. Johnson (bracket not posted Sunday)

Class 1A, Area 8 at Holy Spirit

Today: Pickens County vs. Hubbertville, 5 p.m.

Thursday: South Lamar vs. Berry, 6 p.m.; Holy Spirit vs. Pickens County-Hubbertville winner, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday: Championship, 6 p.m.

Class 2A, Area 7

Aliceville, Hale County, Francis Marion, R.C. Hatch (bracket not posted Sunday)

Class 2A, Area 7 at Cold Springs

Thursday: Lamar County vs. Sulligent, 5:3 p.m.; Oakman vs. Cold Springs, 7 p.m.

Saturday: Championship, 7 pm.

Class 3A, Area 6 at Greensboro

Greensboro, Sipsey Valley, Greene County, Gordo (bracket not posted Sunday)

Class 3A, Area 7 at American Christian Academy

Holt, American Christian Academy, Fayette County, Northside (bracket not posted Sunday)

Class 4A, Area 7 at Calera

Thursday: Bibb County vs. Jemison, 6 p.m.; West Blocton vs Calera, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday: Championship, 2 p.m.

Class 5A, Area 6

Sumter Central, Demopolis, Selma, Greenville (bracket not posted Sunday)

Class 5A, Area 7 at Paul W. Bryant

Paul W. Bryant, Central, Brookwood, McAdory (bracket not posted Sunday)

Class 6A, Area 13 at Hillcrest

Hillcrest, Tuscalooosa County, Northridge, Bessemer City (bracket not posted Sunday)

 

 

Reach Andrew Carroll at andrew.carroll@tuscaloosanews.com or at 205-722-0223.