The North Sand Mountain varsity boys basketball team got to party like it was 2009.
Champions were crowned in the junior varsity girls and boys, freshman boys and junior high girls and boys divisions at the Jackson County Basketball Tournament at Pisgah High School on Saturday.
The two top-seeded teams will play for the Jackson County Basketball Tournament's varsity boys championship after a wild semifinal round on Friday.
The Skyline varsity girls basketball team would not be denied a return trip to the Jackson County Tournament title game.
The Skyline and Woodville varsity boys basketball teams were playing for more than rivalry bragging rights Thursday night.
All of the Jackson County teams ranked in the last ASWA high school basketball polls before the Christmas and New Year’s holidays remained in the rankings in the first rankings since, which were released late Wednesday night.
Class 3A two-time defending state champion and No. 1-ranked Plainview hasn’t lost a game to a team on Sand Mountain since January 2017. On Saturday night, in Higdon, the Bears fought their way back to keep that streak alive.
The Woodville varsity boys basketball team posted an undefeated record in the Waterloo Christmas Tournament.
The first half of the Class 3A No. 1-ranked Pisgah varsity girls basketball team’s Sand Mountain Tournament championship game against 2A No. 8 Fyffe was like no other half Pisgah has played this season.