Opelika High Schools Sports update: Boys Basketball Area Play: Opelika lost in double overtime against Russell Co 56-52. They Should be at Calera Tuesday in Sub-Regional. Indoor Track in Montgomery: Class 6A Opelika managed 37 points to hold a slim lead over defending champion Homewood, which had 36 to capture Class 6A . Runner-up In the Long Jump, Eric Watts of Opelika (22-07.75) was edged out by Edwin Rainey of Northridge by 2.25 inches.
Opelika Lady Dawgs/Pelham Panther tip-off for Monday’s Sub-Regional matchup at Opelika High School has been changed to 6:30 pm! Go Dawgs!
Congratulations to the Opelika Lady Bulldogs on their win tonight over Russell Co. 66-47 to be the 6A Area 6 Tournament Champions. Opelika will host Pelham Monday night.
Girl’s basketball Class 6A Area 6 starts this week in Opelika as Benjamin Russell and Russell County start the battle on Tuesday, 2/4/20, at 5 PM and winner of this game takes on Opelika Bulldawgs on Thursday night, 2/4/20, at Opelika High School at 5 PM
The Class 6A Area 6 boy’s basketball will be played in Russell County High as Opelika lost the coin toss as they were tied for the area. Opelika will take on Benjamin Russell on Wednesday,2/5/20, at 5 PM CST and the winner will take on Russell County on Friday,2/7/20.
Two great events happen this week, James Dawson is headed for a school-record of wins in wrestling as he got his 199th win. Opelika’s basketball Senior, Claire Worth, hit her 1000 point mark against Auburn Thursday night at the girls beat Auburn High.
I hope each and every one of you has a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.
Starting tomorrow we are headed down the home stretch. Tomorrow night, we have 4 local football teams still in the playoff run. Central-PC (7A), Opelika (6A), Lanett (1A), and Reeltown (2A). Below is a list of the pairing as we head to the Super 7
2019 AHSAA State Football Playoffs
Thursday, November 29
Lanett (12-0) at Sweet Water (11-1)
Mars Hill Bible (13-0) at Pickens County (11-2), Reform
Leroy (11-2) 35 at Reeltown (12-1)
Collinsville (12-1) at Fyffe (13-0)
T.R. Miller (9-4) at Mobile Christian (8-4)
Walter Wellborn (12-1) at Piedmont (12-1)
Andalusia (10-3) at UMS-Wright (12-0), Mobile
Anniston (9-4) at Jacksonville (11-2)
Pleasant Grove (12-1) at Briarwood Christian (12-1)
Central-Clay County (11-2) at Mortimer Jordan (11-2), Kimberly
Opelika (11-1) at Spanish Fort (8-4)
Pinson Valley (10-2) at Oxford (12-1)
Dec. 4, Super 7 Championships
Thompson (11-1) vs. Central-Phenix City (12-1), 7 p.m.
Special Olympics Alabama Unified Game
Baldwin County vs. Vestavia Hills, 3:30 p.m.