Childersburg High School’s boys basketball team fell to Montevallo 65-47 in the Class 4A, Area 8 Tournament championship game Friday night at Montevallo.
The Tigers led 19-11 after the first frame, but the Bulldogs had surged ahead 29-25 by halftime.
Montevallo pulled away in the third period and held a 45-35 advantage entering the final stanza.
Childersburg senior forward Demetrius Huff registered a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Senior guard Jalen Cook finished with 11 points, six rebounds, four steals and two assists.
The Tigers will travel to face Area 5 champion Booker T. Washington in sub-regional play. The date and time are to be determined.
ANNISTON 71, TALLADEGA 23
At Anniston, the Lady Bulldogs clinched a home game for Monday's sub-regional round by beating the Lady Tigers for the 4A, Area 9 Tournament championship. They'll host Cherokee County at 7 p.m.
Anniston improved to 24-3 with Friday's win.
Anniston's top performers:
—Allasha Dudley, 24 points, two rebounds, two assists;
—Kiana Montgomery, 18 points, eight rebounds, two assists; and
—Airrianna Colley, nine points, three rebounds, four steals, two assists.