BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WHNT) — Three clutch made free throws with two seconds left by Maggie Chastain proved to be the difference, as the Arab girls basketball team got the 52-49 win over Brewbaker Tech in the Class 5A state semifinals.
Chastain finished with 15 points while Sydney Ferguson had 16 points as the Knights advanced to their first state championship game since 2007. Arab will face Pleasant Grove for the blue map on Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
The Scottsboro boys saw its season come to an end with a 70-51 loss to Valley in the Class 5A state semifinals.
In the 6A semifinals, North Alabama had two local teams win and earn spots in the championship games.
The Hazel Green girls will look to win their sixth straight state title after beating McGill-Toolen 49-22 to advance to the 6A championship.
The Buckhorn boys overcame a 12-point second-half deficit to take down McGill-Toolen 65-57 to win their semifinal matchup and now the Bucks will play for a blue map.