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Boys basketball area tourney roundup: Gardendale holds off Hewitt-Trussville, Pinson Valley downs Springville
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Girls basketball area tournament roundup: Fultondale upsets Altamont 40-35
Fultondale pulled off one of the biggest girls basketball upsets in program history, as they knocked off top-seeded Altamont 40-35 in the Class 2A Area 8 tournament Friday.
Softball: Former Mortimer Jordan star Haylie McCleney named pre-season all-American
Just as she turned many heads in this state with her softball prowess at Mortimer Jordan, Haylie McCleney is now doing the same nationally as a player at Alabama.
Boys basketball area playoffs: Tarrant 108, Indian Springs 91
Tarrant went on a tear Tuesday, scoring in triple digits for the first time this season as they stormed to a 108-91 win over Indian Springs in the opening game of the Class 3A Area 8 boys basketball tournament at Midfield.
Biys basketball: Gardendale 68, Mortimer Jordan 61
Gardendale used accurate fre throw shooting to come back from a one-point deficit after three quarters and defeat Mortimer Jordan 68-61 in the regular-season boys basketball finale for both teams.
Boys basketball: Shades Valley 61, Pinson Valley 56
After being held to just two points in the first quarter, Shades Valley came back to take a 61-56 over Pinson Valley on Tuesday, in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Girls basketball: Gardendale 63, Mortimer Jordan 60
Gardendale came back to break a third-quarter tie, as they defeated Mortimer Jordan 63-60 in the final girls basketball game of the regular season for both teams.
Wrestling: Fultondale 48, Gardendale 20
Fultondale and Gardendale closed out their regular-season wrestling schedule Tusday night, with the host Wildcats winning the dual match by a 48-20 score.
Boys basketball: Gardendale 72, Pinson Valley 65
Gardendale jumped on its rockets to shoot out to an early lead, then let Pinson Valley work its way back and almost steal the victory away Monday.
Girls basketball: Gardendale 50. Pinson Valley 48
Alissa Cornelius’ basket in the waning moments of the game gave Gardendale a 50-48 victory in girls’ basketball play Monday night.
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