Hoover (26 – 3) wins the 7A Area 5 tournament championship by defeating Vestavia 64 – 45. Tournament MVP, Jamari Blackmon, scored 16 of his game high 34 points in the 3rd quarter to help the Bucs pull away from the visiting Rebels. Blackmon, who was honored before the game for scoring his 1,500th point earlier this week, was 7 of 8 from behind the arc. He also grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out 5 assists. CJ Melton scored 10 points to go with 4 rebounds and Marion Humphrey scored 8 points. Luke Champion led Vestavia with 10 points. Hoover advances to the Northwest Regional Tournament at Wallace State in Hanceville and will play on Thursday, February 15th. Time and opponent is yet to be determined.
- 45 Vestavia Hills High School
- 64 Hoover High School
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