If Catholic made a statement with a 42-0 romp over Montgomery Academy in late September, the Knights put an exclamation point on it with Friday’s 52-7 rout of Trinity.
CECIL -- Jordan Benbrook scored a pair of touchdowns to help defending state champion Chambers Academy wrap up the AA Region 1 championship with a 35-19 win over Macon East Academy that handed the Knights their first loss at home this season.
Last year, Virginia Meacham and Lily Anzalone were surrounded by talented seniors who led the Montgomery Academy volleyball team to its third straight state championship.
The Montgomery Catholic Knights defeated the Trinity Wildcats 3-1 in the 3A Area 6 volleyball tournament at Catholic on Thursday and the home court was an advantage in the intense rivalry, Catholic freshman Harper Howell said.
Both Trinity and Prattville Christian Academy knew what was at stake in the opening match of the 3A Area 6 volleyball tournament at Catholic on Thursday.
Pike Road swept the 5A Area 5 tournament at Brewbaker Tech on Thursday to advance to the South Super Regional and avoid facing perennial champion Bayside Academy in a first-round match next week.
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Trinity posted its fifth shutout of the season with an impressive defensive performance in a 3A Region 4 win over Dadeville 28-0 on Friday night at Ragsdale-Boykin Field.
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The Lady Trojans breezed to a 3-0 win over Sidney Lanier on Thursday, celebrating an undefeated area schedule and the play of four players on Senior Day in the St. James gym.
HOPE HULL -- The Glenwood Gators got an early jump on the Hooper Academy Colts on Thursday night and, as usual, A.J. Harris had a big part in the 62-6 win.
CECIL --- Deonte Powell threw for four touchdowns as Macon East continued its hot streak at home with a 50-22 win over Banks Academy in a Class AA Region 1 game on Thursday night.
When Alabama Christian Academy’s new athletic director Aaron Greenwood looks at the Eagles’ athletic department, one of the first things he points out is the dedication of school administrators toward continual enhancement of the program.
PIKE ROAD -- The Patriots won their fifth Area 5 match in a row with a 3-1 win over Brewbaker Tech on Monday, defeating the Rams 25-22, 20-25, 25-14 and 25-18 in the Pike Road gym.
The Trinity boys’ cross-country team placed second in their division in the Jesse Owens Invitational at Oakville Indian Mounds Park on Saturday.
Tuscaloosa’s Deon “The Equalizer” Nicholson returned to the ring on Thursday night for the first time in 5 months and scored an impressive victory against Texas fighter Craig Baker in an eight-round bout.
St. James defeated G.W. Carver in straight sets at Edward L. Wood Memorial Gym on Thursday to wrap up the 6A Area 3 volleyball championship and the top seed for the upcoming area tournament.
Trinity handed Catholic its first loss to an in-state team in more than a month on Thursday, beating the Knights 3-1 in a 3A Area 6 match in the Catholic gym.
Two players were promoted from the junior varsity, two had moved in and several others had varsity volleyball experience but were unproven at that level.
HOOVER -- Trinity lost its first two matches in the Heffstrong Tournament on Friday, then battled back on Saturday to win the silver bracket by beating Guntersville in the finals at Spain Park High.
Trinity’s varsity boys’ cross country team placed three in the top 10 and six in the top 25 to take first place in the Trinity Trailblazer at Gateway Park on Saturday.
The Montgomery Biscuits got a championship-caliber performance from its pitching staff, but Mississippi was a little better as the Braves edged the Biscuits 2-1 to win the Double-A South Championship Series at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss., on Sunday night.
PEARL, Miss. – Xavier Edwards blasted a grand slam in the ninth inning as part of a furious comeback, but the Biscuits would strand the tying run on base as the Mississippi Braves escaped with an 11-9 win over Montgomery in the third game of the best-of-five Double-A South Championship Serie…