This week’s Alabama Sports Writers Association high school basketball rankings. Teams are submitted for consideration by their area’s sports writers.
Playing a holiday tournament gives basketball teams a good opportunity to get a look a myriad of competition and that’s exactly what it provided for Central Coosa’s boys basketball team in the Childersburg Christmas Tournament last week. In addition, the Cougars also showed some fight as the…
With a new reclassification schedule for the AHSAA, the local volleyball teams also got a bit of shakeup in their area alignments and it seems like there could be some new rivalries brewing.
It’s no surprise Noel Jones has been an obvious standout for Central Coosa’s boys basketball team. He was a big part of the Cougars’ run to the Class 2A state championship a year ago and he’s got a natural talent on the court.
After five straight losses to start the season, Central Coosa’s girls basketball team was in dire straits heading into Class 2A Area 8 play on Thursday night. But the Cougars proved they were up to the challenge, taking down Fayetteville, 46-29, in their first area showdown.
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After dropping the first set of the Class 2A Area 8 tournament, Central Coosa’s volleyball team could’ve been in for a quick upset Tuesday afternoon. The Cougars earned the No. 1 seed coming out of the regular season, but the area was fairly well matched and it was anyone’s game.
The fall sports calendar is starting to come to an end but not before Caleb and Lizi dive into the latest news from the football field to the volleyball court.
Although Central Coosa won the right to host the Class 2A Area 8 volleyball tournament Tuesday, there is no time to take anyone lightly. The Cougars will start off with Thorsby, which it swept in the regular season but went to four sets in both matches, then it’ll have the winner of Reeltown…
It was a different team but similar results Friday night for Central Coosa’s football team. The Cougars lost to Lafayette 48-6, similar to its 58-0 loss to Reeltown last week.
Both Horseshoe Bend and Central Coosa have earned the right to host their respective area volleyball tournaments next week, so when the two took the court against each other Wednesday night, it seemed like it would be a good tune-up for what’s to come.
When an undefeated team goes against a winless one it’s easy to predict the outcome. The Reeltown Rebels defeated the Central Coosa Cougars 58-0 Friday night in a class 2A Region 4 showdown by taking advantage of opportunities and playing like they were against a bigger opponent.
Central Coosa saw its winless season continue as Friday night’s trip to Vincent ended with a 51-8 defeat at the hands of the Yellow Jackets. Vincent got its first win of the season as it scored all 51 points in the first half.
Holding onto a 10-point lead in the third set, it looked like Reeltown’s volleyball team was going to take an easy stranglehold on a match that was tied at one set each.
The first two plays from scrimmage in Walter Wellborn’s 62-6 win over Central Coosa on Friday night were on the Walter Wellborn side of the field.
Each week, the Alabama High School Football Historical Society gives a line for the game. Typically, it doesn’t pick blowouts and most of the time, it picks the winner correctly.
Things had been going so well for the area football teams in terms of injuries, but that came to a crashing halt Friday night when three starting quarterbacks either went down or were held out completely due to injuries.
When two undefeated area teams go against each other, it’s going to be a good one. And Central Coosa and Reeltown were both in for a dogfight in a Class 2A Area 8 volleyball match Thursday night.
Despite both Horseshoe Bend and Central Coosa both still being winless, neither one of them is out of the playoff hunt. But when the teams meet tonight, it could determine a lot in who stays in that battle for the postseason in Class 2A Region 4.