Monday, February 8, 2016 | 10:02 PM
The Haleyville Lady Lions met the Hamilton Lady Aggies in Danville Monday night for the first round of the area basketball tournament. Through a hard fought battle by two well-matched teams, the Haleyville Lady Lions came away victorious with a final score of 50-48. The Lady Lions will face the Danville Lady Hawks Wednesday at 4:00 in the area championship at Danville.
In boys basketball, the Haleyville Lions will play the winner of the Hamilton-Danville game on Thursday night at 6:00 P.M. in the Haleyville High gym for the area championship.
Hats off to the coaches, staff, school and parents for the efforts in getting both the boys and the girls teams in the area championships. We are especially proud of all the Lions players for pushing through to prove that you are all winners.
Listen to live coverage of the games on Wednesday at 4:00 PM and Thursday at 6:00 PM on Paradise 92.7 with Craig Wakefield and David Albright and "Roar Lions!"