Friday, January 18th, the McAdory Yellow Jackets Varsity Boys and Girls won the second round of the annual matchup over the Bessemer City Purple Tigers Varsity Boys and Girls. 

The Bessemer City Boys got off to a lead finishing the first period 12 - 7. But then in the 2nd period, McAdory started to pull closer and tied the game at 18 - 18 and then McAdory took the lead and finished the 2nd period 22 - 18. In the start of the third period, Bessemer started to regain some ground, but McAdory stepped it up and ended the period with the lead 41 - 33. The fourth quarter McAdory ran away with things and finished the with a final score of 64 - 50. 

The McAdory Boys take the lead in Class 6a Area 9 but have to beat Hueytown on January 25 to be able to host the Class 6a Area 9 Tournament.

The McAdory Varsity Girl blow out the Bessemer City Varsity Girls with a final score of 77 - 23. With the win, the McAdory Girls win the opportunity to host the Class 6a Area 9 Girls Tournament

Next game for the Bessemer City Purple Tigers will be at home vs. Grissom at home on January 21. The next game for the McAdory Yellow Jackets will be at home on Monday, January 21 against Lincoln County. Next game for the Hueytown Golden Gophers will be on the road at Homewood on Tuesday, January 22.

Class 6a Area 9 Records And Area Games Left

Boys

McAdory (2 - 1) 1/25 @ Hueytown

Bessemer City (2 - 2)

Hueytown (1 - 2) 1/25 vs. McAdory

Girls

McAdory (3 - 0) 1/25 @ Hueytown

Bessemer City (2 - 2)

Hueytown (0 - 3) 1/25 vs. McAdory