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Comer coming

With Weaver grad Herbert at the helm, B.B. Comer takes down Central Coosa for area title, advances to subregional play.

Cover photo: B.B. Comer coach Marcus Herbert leads the Tigers during the 2022 Larry & Connie Davidson Classic at Oxford. (File photo)

By East Alabama Sports Today

SYLACAUGA — Marcus Herbert has his team one win away from the Central Regional.

Chris Wilson’s 21 points and 11 rebounds led the way as B.B. Comer downed Central Coosa 52-39 in Thursday’s Class 2A, Area 8 tournament.

Coached by Herbert, the Weaver grad and former Weaver head boys’ basketball and track coach, the Tigers (20-5) will play host to Southeastern in the subregional round Saturday at 6 p.m.

Devin Harvey added 14 points for B.B. Comer, and the Tigers limited Central to one double-figure scorer … C Thompson, with 17 points.

Besides Wilson, Comer’s Cam Gaddis, Raelon Sims and Kamore Harris made the all-tournament team. Harris was MVP.

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