Two county teams still alive as basketball reaches regionals

Published 2:30 pm Wednesday, February 16, 2022

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After eight sub-regional games Monday and Tuesday, two local teams remain in contention for a state championship in the 2022 basketball postseason.

In 1A, Florala’s girls held off Red Level 42-39 Monday. In 3A, Opp’s boys rallied from an early deficit for a 52-49 win Tuesday.

The Lady Wildcats (24-6) and Bobcats (20-6) aim to keep their seasons alive in the Southeast Regional at Garrett Coliseum in Montgomery.

The Alabama High School Athletic Association has set the price of admission at $10 per day. Tickets will not be available at the door and must be purchased through GoFan.

Opp’s boys play Dadeville in the regional semi-finals Thursday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Florala’s girls meet Loachapoka in the regional semi-finals Saturday, Feb. 19 at 3 p.m.