Elberta Warriors boys’ basketball registers first area win

Fairhope boys, Foley and Daphne girls ranked in newest edition of AABC Coaches Poll

By Cole McNanna
Sports Editor
cole@gulfcoastmedia.com
Posted 1/17/23

With a 49-38 win over Gulf Shores on the road last Friday, Jan. 13, the Elberta Warriors boys’ basketball team collected the first area win in school history.

It also helped improve the …

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Elberta Warriors boys’ basketball registers first area win

Fairhope boys, Foley and Daphne girls ranked in newest edition of AABC Coaches Poll

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With a 49-38 win over Gulf Shores on the road last Friday, Jan. 13, the Elberta Warriors boys’ basketball team collected the first area win in school history.

It also helped improve the squad’s overall record to 9-8 entering tonight’s Class 5A Area 1 matchup against B.C. Rain at home.

A few Baldwin County teams were also resuming area play Tuesday night to start this week with Fairhope hosting Daphne, Robertsdale hosting McGill-Toolen and Snook Christian hosting Escambia Academy.

Other teams in non-area action Tuesday night included Orange Beach hosting Baldwin County, Bayside Academy hosting Spanish Fort, St. Michael hosting Pensacola Catholic and Murphy hosting Gulf Shores.

Three ranked in AABC Coaches Poll

One boys’ team and two girls’ teams from Baldwin County also appeared on the newest edition of the coaches’ poll from the Alabama Association of Basketball Coaches (AABC) and all of them compete in Class 7A.

The Fairhope Pirates were ranked No. 8 in the boys’ poll and the Foley Lady Lions (No. 6) and Daphne Lady Trojans (No. 9) were both featured in the girls’ poll. Fairhope and Foley both held first-place standings in their respective Class 7A Area 2 entering play Tuesday evening.

Below are all of the Baldwin County teams’ standings entering play Tuesday, Jan. 17. Stay tuned for more coverage from the basketball court on social media @GCMSportsAL.

Boys’ basketball standings (entering play Tuesday, Jan. 17)

Class 7A Area 2

1. Fairhope 1-0
2. Daphne 1-0
3. Foley 0-2

Class 6A Area 2
1. McGill-Toolen 3-0

2. Spanish Fort 1-1
3. Robertsdale 1-1
4. Baldwin County 0-3

Class 5A Area 1
1. Williamson 3-0

2. Elberta 1-1
3. Gulf Shores 1-2
4. B.C. Rain 0-2

Class 4A Area 1
1. Bayside Academy 3-0

2. UMS-Wright 2-1
3. Orange Beach 1-2
4. St. Michael 0-3

Class 1A Area 1
1. Bayshore Christian 2-0

2. McIntosh 1-1
3. Leroy 0-1
4. Fruitdale 0-1

AISA Class A Region 2
1. Snook Christian 3-0

2. Lowndes Academy 2-0
T3. South Choctaw Academy 0-1
T3. Wilcox Academy 0-1
T3. Meadowview Christian 0-1
T3. Escambia Academy 0-1
T3. Crenshaw Christian 0-1

Girls’ basketball standings (entering play Tuesday, Jan. 17)

Class 7A Area 2
1. Foley 2-0
2. Daphne 0-1

3. Fairhope 0-1

Class 6A Area 2
1. McGill-Toolen 2-0
2. Spanish Fort 1-1
3. Baldwin County 1-1

4. Robertsdale 0-2

Class 5A Area 1
1. Williamson 3-0
2. Gulf Shores 2-1
3. Elberta 0-2

4. B.C. Rain 0-2

Class 4A Area 1
1. UMS-Wright 3-0
2. St. Michael 2-1
3. Orange Beach 1-2
4. Bayside Academy 0-3

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