On Tuesday night, several area boys basketball teams hit the floor for Regional Semifinal action. The Rutherford Rams, hosting Rickards in Class 5A, and the Rams, winning a low scoring affair 39-35. Rutherford will now host Bishop Kenny on Saturday at the Ram House. Tip off for the Regional Final is at 7/CT, and a win would secure them a spot in the State Final Four in Lakeland.
In Class 4A, Marianna beat Pensacola Catholic twice in the regular season, but the Crusaders won the two games that mattered most- once for the district title, and the other in tonight's Regional Semifinal, 60-54. With the loss, the Bulldogs are eliminated.
In Class 1A, the Chipley Tigers hosting Port St. Joe, and led by Trent Forrest's 31 points, the Tigers win 66-41. They will host West Gadsden on Friday in the Regional Finals. West Gadsden beat Northview 61-54. Tip off is at 7/CT. Sticking in Class 1A, and also making the Regional Finals are the Malone Tigers, who handed Cottondale 66-42. They will host Paxton, who beat Sneads on a buzzer beater 52-50.
Some prep baseball scores from Tuesday night. Mosley beat Rutherford 5-2. Blountstown beat Cottondale 14-1. Colby Mullins pitched a no hitter with 15 strikeouts in the win for the Tigers. Bozeman handled Bay 9-1.