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The following are finalists for the 2016-17 Alabama Sports Writers Association High School Basketball Players of the Year Banquet, presented by ALFA. The banquet will be held April 4 at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel and Spa at the Convention Center.

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SPRING GARDEN - Spring Garden senior pitcher Dawson Broome helped the Panthers bring out the brooms on Tuesday. Behind his one-hit shutout through four innings, the Panthers were able to complete a two-day Class 1A, Area 10 sweep of Faith Christian by winning 10-0 in five innings.

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SAND ROCK - Due to rain in the forecast for Saturday, pairings for the Cherokee County Softball Tournament have been changed. The tournament, hosted by Sand Rock, is still scheduled to begin Thursday. Gaylesville will take on Spring Garden in the first game on Thursday afternoon at 3:30 p.m.…

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ANNISTON – It may have been a trip into the unknown to some degree, but Spring Garden stepped into its new baseball area Monday and sent a message to the rest of the teams that there’s a new sheriff in town.

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CEDAR BLUFF - The Cedar Bluff Tigers added two more wins to their resume Thursday with a Class 1A, Area 14 doubleheader sweep of Valley Head. The scores were 18-1 and 15-0. Both games went five innings.

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GAYLESVILLE - Brayden Stordahl went 5-for-5 with a pair of doubles, five runs and two RBIs as Gaylesville walloped Skyline 22-0 in five innings in Class 1A, Area 14 baseball action Tuesday.

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SAND ROCK - According to Sand Rock softball coach Josh Bates, the Lady Wildcats' home varsity softball game with Collinsville has been moved to April 3. The game was originally scheduled for Tuesday at Sand Rock but was cancelled due to rain late Monday evening.

  • Grant Benefield, Cherokee Herald Sports Correspondent
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CEDAR BLUFF - Cedar Bluff gave baseball fans a possible preview of the upcoming Cherokee County Tournament on Saturday by taking on county rivals Spring Garden and Sand Rock on Saturday. The Tigers swept both games, defeating Spring Garden 8-6 and Sand Rock 11-3 to improve to 7-2 on the season.

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SAND ROCK - The Cherokee County High School softball coaching staff has been working lately with eighth grade pitcher Karlee Perry on the location of her pitches.

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BIRMINGHAM - Jy Lockridge belted the game-winning single in the bottom of the eighth inning, capping the Cherokee County Warriors' 6-5 baseball victory over Gadsden City at legendary Rickwood Field in Birmingham on Saturday.

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