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The (20 - 5) Class 6a Hueytown Golden Gophers boys basketball team won the AHSAA Class 6a Area 8 Championship by defeating the McAdory Yellow Jackets in the finals on Saturday, February 13 by a score of 56 - 50 at Hueytown. Hueytown had a bye in the semi-finals of the tournament.

Hueytown will advance to the sub-regionals to face off against the Class 6a Area 7 runner-ups (12 - 8) Paul W. Bryant Stampede on Wednesday, February 17 at Hueytown at 4:00 p.m. Winner will advance to the regionals to face the winner of the Carver vs Opelika sub-regional game.

Hueytown’s Deandre Coleman was named MVP of the Class 6a Area 8 Tournament. 

Hueytown’s Kendrick Roberts, Corey Stephenson, Cameron Wimbush, Mike Dale and Deandre Coleman made the Class 6a Area 8 All Tournament Team

McAdory’s Jordan Long, Jacorey Whitted and Randall Davis made the Class 6a Area 8 All Tournament Team. 

Bessemer City’s Demarreon Baldwin made the Class 6a Area 8 All Tournament Team

For More info on the AHSAA Basketball playoffs visit www.ahsaa.com