The B-Team division was won by the Springville Tigers as they defeated Moody 39-22 in the title game.
SCCHS 55, Ashville 29
In the first game of the tournament, the Saints took down Ashville 55-29. The two teams were tied 8-8 after the first quarter, but St. Clair went on a 20-4 run in the second quarter to open up a 28-12 halftime lead.
The Saints outscored Ashville 18-11 in the third quarter to make it 46-23.
Leading the Saints was Desmond Byers with 14 points. Also in double figures was Kyjuan Sims with 13 points. James Key added nine points while Gatlin Daniel and Christian Oglesby netted seven points each. Jacob Gunnels scored two points while Dustin Channel had one point.
Leading Ashville was Logan Kyle Battles with eight points. John Phillips added seven points while Landon Vann netted five points. Eli Montgomery scored four points while Caleb Bailey and Daniel Welch chipped in two points each. Adriane Hernandez had one point.
Springville 36, SCCHS 21
The Tigers advanced to the championship game with a 36-21 victory over St. Clair County High.
The Tigers jumped out to a 6-0 lead halfway through the first quarter and stretched the lead to 11-3 by the end of the quarter.
The Saints opened the second quarter on a 5-0 run to make it 11-8 with 4:20 remaining before halftime. St. Clair added five more points to take a 13-11 lead with 3:34 remaining. By intermission, the Tigers had the edge 17-15.
By the end of the third quarter, Springville’s lead was 26-19. With 3:25 left in the contest, the Tigers opened up a double-digit lead at 30-19.
Leading the Tigers to victory was Cameron Bonner with 17 points. Justin Bromley added seven points while Beck Walker and Clay Tittle scored four points each. Jayce Hayes and Brady Witcher netted two points each.
Leading the Saints was Kyjuan Sims with seven points. Desmond Byers chipped in five points while James Key and Christian Oglesby had four points each. Jacob Gunnells had one point.
Moody 59, Ragland 39
The Blue Devils earned the right to face Springville in the finals with a 59-39 victory over the Ragland Purple Devils.
It was Ragland that held a 12-7 lead after the first quarter, but Moody outscored the Purple Devils 34-13 in the second and third quarters to take a 41-25 lead.
Three Moody players scored in double figures and leading the way were Josh Winslett and Evan Jonson with 14 points each. Justin Dowdle added 13 points. Other scorers were Quan Meadows with eight points, Amonte Benefield with four points, Jacob Richardson with three points, Caleb Isbell with two points and Kijvan Williams with one point.
Leading Ragland was Josh Phillips with 20 points. Nathaniel Kelley added eight points while Briley Phillips scored six. Ladarious Spikes totaled three points while Matthew Trammell finished with two.
Springville 39, Moody 22
The Tigers won the championship with a 39-22 victory over Moody. Springville led 5-0 five minutes into the game. By the end of the first quarter, Springville’s lead was 6-3.
The Tigers won the scoring battle in the second quarter 13-4 to open up a 19-7 halftime lead. By the end of the third quarter, Springville’s lead was 32-10.
Leading Springville was Bonner with nine points. Walker and Witcher scored eight points each while Michael Storie and Bromley netted three points each. Tittle, Hayes, Robert Young and Bradyn Kyser had two points each.
Isbell led Moody with eight points. Benefield pumped in seven points while Dowdle added three. Williams and Winslett had two points each.
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