Jason Bowen

The year 2018 was chock-full of memorable and monumental sports news in Jackson County.

From state championships to record setters, program debuts to saying goodbye to local legends like John Meadows and Woody Hamilton, we ran the gamut last year.

Let’s test your knowledge of the 2018 Jackson County sports (the answers are listed below):

1. Name the three Scottsboro wrestlers and one North Jackson wrestler that won state titles at the 2018 state wrestling championships?

2. Which team did the Scottsboro soccer teams play in their programs’ debut games?

3. Which two teams did 2018 Class 3A girls basketball state champion Pisgah defeat in the state tournament?

4. Which two state records during North Jackson running back Lee Witherspoon set this season?

5. After Scottsboro’s girls and boys cross country teams swept the 2018 5A state titles, how many state championships have they combined to win since 1991?

6. When was the last season the Pisgah football team defeated Plainview prior to defeating the Bears during the 2018 season?

7. Which player made a half-court shot to help Section eventually defeat LaFayette in overtime in the Class 2A boys Northeast Regional basketball tournament semifinals?

8. How many wins, a school-record, did the Scottsboro varsity girls basketball team post during its run to the Class 5A state tournament?

9. Which Jackson County team made its first state softball tournament appearance last season?

10. What SEC school did Pisgah basketball standout Annie Hughes sign with in November?

11. What feat did the Scottsboro varsity boys golf team accomplish for the first time since 1988?

12. Which team did  Section defeat in a 15-inning game to win the Class 2A Area 15 baseball championship?

 › ANSWERS: 1. Scottsboro’s John McAlpin, Kolton Clark and Bradford Womack and North Jackson’s Tanner Woodall; 2. Priceville; 3. Midfield and Lauderdale County; 4. Single-season touchdowns and rushing touchdowns scored; 5. 36; 6. 1988; 7. Bryson Woodall; 8. 29; 9. North Jackson; 10. Auburn; 11. Qualify for the state tournament; 12. Fyffe.


› Jason Bowen is the sports editor of the Sentinel. He can be reached by email at jason.bowen@jcsentinel.com. Follow Jason on Twitter at @jbo_sports12


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