Girls Basketball – Opelika played Handley on 11/17 and came with a win in an overtime game. At end of 4 quarters of play, it was tied at 65. In OT, Opelika hit several free throws and played great defense winning the game 75 – 70 (even though the scoreboard said 75-71) Here are some pics from that game. The Girls are now 2-0 for the year. High scorers were: #12 Kaitlyn Bryant – 24 points, #24 Haley Sanders – 23 points, #10 Ladajah Huguley – 13 points
According to Sports Columnist, D. Mark Mitchell, Opelika’s basketball head coach John Wadsworth is leaving. Coach Wadsworth is headed to Enterprise High School to take an assistant coaching position. Good Luck, Coach!
It was announced today that Kaitlyn Bryant, Girl’s Team, and Brandon Howard, Boy’s Team, was selected to be on the AHSAA North-South Basketball All-Star Team. They were named to the South Team. The girl’s team will be coached by Coach Carolyn Wright of Central – Phenix City. The teams will play during the All-Star Week later this year.
Congratulations to Ananda Hughley, Opelika, Sr., G, 5-9, for on being selected for the Alabama Sports Writers (ASWA) All-State Team!!! Also, congratulations to Coach Devin Booth for being selected as the 2020 Coach of the 2020 Year!! Great Job!! #NolesSports, #GoDawgs
Opelika Lady Bulldogs come from a 28-28 tie at halftime to defeat the Dothan Wolves 67- 51. This win named the Lady Bulldogs Class 6A Southeast Regional title and the trip to Birmingham where they will play Hazel Green at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the Birmingham–Jefferson Convention Complex.