Opelika among area girls teams that advance to Regional Semi-Finals

The AHSAA girls basketball Sub-Regional games took place Monday night with the winners punching a ticket to the next round of the state playoffs.

In the 6A bracket the Opelika girls advanced with a 81-32 win over Stanhope Elmore. Anita Payne led the lady Dawgs with 19 points.

In the 5A bracket, the Eufaula girls beat Brewbaker Tech, 57-47 to advance, while the Valley girls were upset by Shelby County, 82-80, eliminating them from the playoffs.

In the 2A bracket Lanett beat Vincent 62-23, while LaFayette was eliminated after falling to Ranburne, 68-40.

In the 1A bracket Loachapoka beat Winterboro 83-36, while Notasulga was eliminated after a 47-38 loss to TC Central.

The 1A-6A Regional Semi-Finals will be played on Friday in various locations.

The 7A Regional Semi-Finals will be played Thursday in Montgomery. The Auburn girls play Jeff Davis while the Central girls play Lee Montgomery.

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