BIRMINGHAM — For the first time ever, the East Limestone Indians are headed to the state volleyball finals.
A lot of excitement and drama comes together in Birmingham today with the start of the high school volleyball state tournament.
PISGAH — Pisgah stopped the Rattlers’ attempt at a go-ahead 2-point conversion with 51 seconds left, then recovered an onside kick and ran out the clock to claim a 14-13, Class 2A, Region 7 championship clinching-win over the Rattlers on Friday night at Sam Kenimer Stadium.
ATHENS — Decatur picked up its fourth win in its last five games by overcoming a 13-point halftime deficit to beat Athens 56-34 and claim the final playoff spot from Class 6A, Region 8.
HARTSELLE — Running back Ri Fletcher put an exclamation point on Hartselle’s regular season Friday, rushing for 308 yards and six touchdowns as the Tigers defeated Buckhorn 65-20 to improve to 10-0 heading into the Class 6A playoffs.
HACKLEBURG — Brayden Kyle accounted for six touchdowns as Decatur Heritage used a strong second half to roll past Hackleburg 53-28 on Friday, claiming the Class 1A, Region 8 championship in the process.