The Ragland Purple Devils' girls finished runner-up in the Class 1A, Area 10 tournament last week, losing to Coosa Christian in the finals 63-44. The Purple Devils advanced to the title game by beating Donoho 44-31 in the semifinals.

For the second straight year, the Ragland Purple Devils won the Class 1A, Area 10 boys tournament. Playing on their home floor, they defeated Donoho and Jacksonville Christian Academy on their way to the crown.

The Springville Tigers beat the Southside Panthers 40-38 at home Tuesday night in the first round of the Class 6A, Area 13 tournament. The Tigers will face the Oxford Yellow Jackets in Friday's finals at 6 p.m.

The Ragland Purple Devils' boys finished the regular season with a three-game winning streak beating Ashville, Ohatchee and Vincent to improve to 20-5 as they head into the area tournament this week.