Posted On: 02/10/19 3:30 PM

With Area tournaments in full swing, there are lots of games happening all over the state on any given night! It can be very difficult to keep up with, thankfully, Prep Hoops has taken care of that for you! Below is a short recap of each game that took place in the Class 7A Area 5-8 tournaments along with some stats on the top performers. 

Area 5

Semifinal #1: Hoover vs. Tuscaloosa County: 64-31

After beating Tuscaloosa County twice in the regular season by a total of 21 points, Hoover had a pretty commanding win over Tuscaloosa County Thursday night. This win advanced Hoover to the Area 5 Championship game. Ahman Ellington led the way for the Buccaneers with 23 points and CJ Melton contributed 9 points. 

Semifinal #2: Thompson vs. Oak Mountain: 58-51

Despite losing to Oak Mountain twice in the regular season, Thompson came out of this matchup victorious. In a close battle, Thompson was able to edge Oak Mountain by 7 points to advance to the Area 5 Championship game. Tre Roberson led the way for the Warriors with 12 points and Grant Hopkins and Jack Dorolek added 11 points to the

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