The Fairfield High Preparatory School Tigers Boys basketball team became the AHSAA Class 5a Area 9 runner-ups during the AHSAA Class 5a Area 9 tournament held at Fairfield. In the semifinals on Thursday, February 7, 2019, the Tigers defeated Parker 59 - 45. In the finals, Fairfield faced off against Wenonah,. Fairfield took the early lead and led most of the game till halfway through the 3rd period Wenonah took over the lead, Fairfield battled back, but Wenonah held onto the lead and won the game 68 - 64. Fairfield finished 2nd place and runner-up in the tournament. The Wenonah Dragons were named Champions for Class 5a Area 9.
The Fairfield High Preparatory School Tigers Boys will advance to the sub-regionals to face off against the Class 6a Area 11 Champions Jasper on Tuesday, February 11, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at Jasper.
The Wenonah Dragons will advance to the sub-regionals to face off against the Class 5a Area 11 runner-ups Mortimer Jordan on Tuesday, February 11, 2019, at 7:00 pm at Wenonah.
The Class 5a Area 9 Tournament All-Tournament Team were Fairfield’s Reginald Perry, Pleasant Grove’s Jordan Crumbley, Wenonah’s Cameron Tucker, and Parker’s Kambre Johnson. The Class 5a Area 9 Tournament VIP was Justin Minter.
Stars of the game for the Wenonah Dragons were # 2 Justin Minter with 21 points and # 10 Jayden Sanders with 19 points
Stars of the game for the Fairfield Tigers were # 4 Reginald Perry with 19 points and JaDarrius Torrence with 14 points.
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