* BIRMINGHAM - Weather conditions should be no problem for a busy Friday of championship games in the Alabama High School Athletic Assocation Basketball Tournament.
A total of eight games will be played on this day, starting at 8:45 a.m. as Spring Garden & Keith meet in the 1A girls title game.
Game times are set on an hour and 45 minutes apart. Class 1A will play its state title games first followed by 2A, then 3A and later this evening, the Class 4A championships.
Representatives from the Northwest Regional at Wallace State have fared well. Five teams that took regional crowns last week at Tom Drake Coliseum, survived challenges in the semifinal round of their respective class and now will be playing for the blue hardware at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center.
Red Bay Lady Tigers meet Geneva County at 12:15 in the Class 2A championship, the Lauderdale County Lady Tigers are out for their 84th consecutive win as they meet Pisgah at 3:45 in the 3A title bout.
No. 2 Madison Academy gets Piedmont at 5:30 in the 3A championship, top ranked Deshler Lady Tigers deal with Jacksonville for the 4A title at 7:15 and the finale is set at 9 p.m. between West Limestone and Westminster Christian in Class 4A.
The 5A, 6A, & 7A state championships will be played Saturday at its regularly scheduled time.