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The (24 - 5) Class 5a # 1 Fairfield High Preparatory Tigers Boys Varsity Basketball team became the AHSAA Class 5a Area 9 Champions during the Class 5a Area 9 tournament held at Fairfield. In the semi-finals the Fairfield defeated Parker 77 - 49 to advance to the finals. In the finals, on Saturday, February 8, 2020 the Fairfield High Preparatory Tigers defeated the Wenonah Dragons 74 - 59.
Top scorers for the Fairfield Tigers were Reginald Perry with 20 points and Isaiah Davis with 19 points
Top scorers for the Wenonah Dragons were VJ Reeves with 14 points, Tyler Wood with 12 points and James Sanders with 12 points
Fairfield’s Reginald RJ Perry was named MVP of the Class 5a Area 9 Tournament.
Fairfield’s Malachi Holt-Bennett, Malik Nathan, Isaiah Davis, and Kambre Johnson ; Parker’s Tavion Williams ; Pleasant Grove’s Chris Lewis, and Juston Brown; and Wenonah’s Jay Howard, Jayden Sanders, and V.J. Reeves were named Class 5a Area 9 All Tournament.
Fairfield will advance to the sub-regionals to face off against the Class 5a Area 11 runner-ups (14 - 17) Mortimer Jordan Blue Devils on Tuesday, February 11th at Fairfield at 7:00 p.m.
Wenonah will advance to the sub-regionals to face of against the Class 5a Area 11 Champions the (18 - 12) Jasper Vikings on Tuesday, February 11th at Minor at 7:00 pm
For More info on the AHSAA Basketball playoffs visit the www.ahsaa.com