Area basketball teams to begin play in area tournaments

Published 10:49 am Friday, February 4, 2011

The 2011 AHSAA area basketball tournament pairings have been set.
Girls area tournaments are set to begin Monday, Feb. 7 with the regular season area champions hosting.
Boys area tournaments will begin Tuesday, Feb. 8 also at the home of regular season area champions.
T.R. Miller’s girls will host the 3A area 1 tournament, as they were the area champions with an 8-0 record while the boys will travel to Bayside Academy. The varsity Tigers finished area play with a 1-7 record.
Both the W.S. Neal Lady Eagles and varsity Eagles will travel for their area tournaments.
W.S. Neal’s Lady Eagles finished the regular season area play with a 3-5 record while the boys finished 0-8.
The Lady Eagles will travel to Jackson for their tournament while the varsity Eagles will travel to Hillcrest-Evergreen.

T.R. Miller girls:
The Lady Tigers will host the area 1 tournament beginning Monday, as Excel and Washington County will play at 5 p.m.
The tournament will resume Thursday, Feb. 10 with Bayside Academy and Clarke County playing at 5 p.m. and T.R. Miller playing the Excel-Washington County winner from Monday at 6:30 p.m. The finals will be play at 3 p.m. Saturday in Brewton.

T.R. Miller boys:
The varsity Tigers will travel to Bayside Academy in Daphne and will begin play Tuesday, Feb. 8, against Excel at 6 p.m.
Play will resume Friday as Clarke County and Washington County will play at 6 p.m. and Bayside Academy will play the T.R. Miller-Excel winner at 7:30 p.m.
The finals will be played Monday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.

W.S. Neal girls:
The Lady Eagles will play their area tournament at Jackson.
Monroe County and Hillcrest will start the tournament off Monday at 6 p.m.
W.S. Neal will play Thomasville Thursday at 6 p.m. and Jackson will play the winner of Monroe County and Hillcrest at 7:30 p.m.
The winners from Thursday will play in the finals Saturday at 7 p.m.

W.S. Neal boys:
The varsity Eagles will play Monroe County Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. to start the area 2 tournament off in Evergreen at Hillcrest High School.
On Friday, Jackson and Thomasville will play at 6 p.m. with the Jaguars of Hillcrest playing the winner of Monroe County and W.S. Neal at 7:30 p.m.
The finals will be played at 7 p.m. Monday.
The tournaments will be single elimination format.
Winners of the area tournaments will host sub-region games the following week while the area runner-ups will travel to their sub-region opponent.
Winners of sub-regional games will advance to the regionals at the University of South Alabama in Mobile.
Regional winners will advance to the state tournament in Birmingham.

About Adam Robinson

My name is Adam Robinson and I have been the Sports Editor of the Brewton Standard since September 2007. I cover all the local sports in the Brewton area. I am a 2007 graduate of Troy University with a degree in Print Journalism with a contract in Sports Information. I married Shari Lynn in June of 2007 and we welcomed our first child, Hatlee, in April of 2010.

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