Calhoun's Kaylan Aker

Calhoun’s Kaylan Aker goes up for a shot over Jenkins’ Ahmad O’Neal (20) during the first half on Wednesday. (Tim Godbee, For the Calhoun Times)

CLASS AAA BOYS STATE TOURNAMENT FINAL FOUR CAPSULE

Morgan County (24-5) vs. Calhoun (23-4)

GAME INFO: Saturday, 8 p.m., at Armstrong Atlantic University

SEEDS: Calhoun is the No. 1 seed from Region 6-AAA; Morgan County is the No. 1 seed from Region 8-AAA.

STATE RANKINGS: Calhoun – No. 11 in the MaxPreps Class AAA rankings; Morgan County – No. 6.

CALHOUN INFO: Calhoun is back in the Final Four for the second time in the past four seasons after making it in 2013-14 when they finished as Class AA State runners-up. …The Jackets have won 11 straight games coming into the Final Four, beating Hart County, Central (Macon) and Jenkins in the first three rounds of the state tournament. …Calhoun is led by seniors Malik Lawrence and Chapin Rierson who average 14.5 and 14.4 points per game, respectively.

MORGAN COUNTY INFO: The Bulldogs come into the Final Four as a hot team, winning 12 straight games, including playoff wins over Adairsville, Tattnall County and Lovett by an average of 26.3 points. …Morgan County is trying to make it back to the state title game for the fourth straight season and have won two out of the three they’ve been to, including a 66-56 victory over Jenkins is last year’s title game. …They have faced two common opponents with Calhoun, and both teams are undefeated against those two, Hart County and Adairsville, winning by big margins.

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