If the Tigers can defeat a loaded Blue Devil team, this would be the second season in a row that Talladega has reached Birmingham.
Talladega held the Knights under 30 points until midway through the fourth quarter. The Tigers scored 14 points off 21 Arab turnovers.
“I’ve never shot that deep before,” Garrett said. “When I shot it, I knew it was going in because I had told my teammates I wanted the ball and they believed in me. They gave me the ball, so I just shot it.”
Booker T. Washington will enter the game looking to avenge last season’s 72-57 loss to the Aggies in the Central Regional finals.
Talladega’s Martavious Redwine goes into today’s Alabama High School Athletic Association state wrestling tournament in Huntsville looking to make history. The sophomore has ambitions to be the first wrestler from Talladega to win a state championship.
Talladega got off to a hot start that was too much for visiting Alexandria to overcome, and the Tigers went on to an 83-59 victory in a Class 5A Northeast sub-regional game Tuesday night.
SYLACAUGA -- Sylacauga High School’s boys basketball team overwhelmed Demopolis 67-45 in Class 5A Central sub-regional action at Douglass-Martin Court on Tuesday night.
At Howell’s Cove, Devilyn Keller scored 15 of his game-high 22 points in the second half to lead Talladega County Central past Maplesville 61-46 in a Class 1A Central sub-regional game Tuesday night.
TALLADEGA -- The Talladega High School girls basketball team used a huge first half to defeat Boaz 54-26 in a Class 5A Northeast sub-regional Monday night.
HOWELL’S COVE -- Talladega County Central High School’s girls basketball team defeated Autaugaville 70-50 in a Class 1A Central sub-regional game at Clarence Marble Gymnasium on Monday night.
Ten high school basketball teams from The Daily Home’s coverage area will compete in sub-regional action on Monday and Tuesday. Tip-off for all games is 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted.