Valiant Cross won the battle on Saturday at Cramton Bowl, but couldn’t win the war.
LAMP wasn’t able to overcome the mastery of Montgomery Academy, but the Golden Tigers have another week before facing that obstacle again.
CECIL -- Macon East Academy hadn’t won a football game on the field in a month after starting the season 5-0, so Knights head coach Glynn Lott challenged his players before Friday’s game with Springwood School.
When Prattville Christian Academy lost the area tournament championship match to Trinity, the Panthers knew their road to the state tournament got a lot harder.
The Hooper Academy junior varsity finished as the runner-up in the AISA AA junior varsity state tournament on Saturday, falling to Edgewood Academy in the finals.
MONTEVALLO – LAMP weathered a tight second set by winning 25-11, 25-22 and 25-16, defeating Montevallo in a 4A sub-regional match on Saturday and advancing to the South Super Regional for the second consecutive year.
PIKE ROAD – Pike Road defeated Rehobeth in straight sets in the Pike Road gym, 25-16, 25-15 and 25-11, to win its 5A sub-regional match on Saturday and advance to the South Super Regional for the first time in school history.
OPP – Prattville Christian defeated Opp in straight sets, 25-20, 25-12 and 25-21, in a 3A sub-regional match in the Opp High gym on Saturday afternoon.
To win the 3A Region 4 title, both Trinity and Catholic knew every inch would be contested, opportunities would be rare and the team that made the fewest mistakes would likely win the battle.