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The (16 - 13) Class 6a McAdory Yellow Jackets boys basketball team became AHSAA Class 6a Area 8 runner-ups during the Class 6a Area 9 tournament finals. McAdory defeated Bessemer City in the semifinals on Wednesday, February 10 by a score of 52 - 39 to advance to the finals. In the finals, on Saturday, February 13 the McAdory Yellow Jackets were defeated by the Hueytown Golden Gophers by a score of 50 - 56. 

McAdory will advance to the sub-regionals to face off against the Class 6a Area 7 Champions (16 - 7) Northridge Jaguars on Wednesday, February 17 at Northridge at 4:00 p.m. Winner will advance to the regionals to face the winner of the Eufaula vs Lee - Montegomery sub-regional game.

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

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

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