Sports Briefs

By Staff
Franklin County Times
Russellville boys ranked fourth
The Russellville varsity boys have been voted No. 4 in the ASWA basketball poll released yesterday.
Russellville (16-0), the only undefeated team among the Top 10 teams in Class 5A, entered the season unranked but the Golden Tigers have opened Class 5A, Area 16 play with a 3-0 record against Athens, Decatur and Muscle Shoals.
The Golden Tigers also claimed the tournament titles at the TimesDaily Classic and WQSB Holiday Classic in December.
ASWA State Poll
January 10
CLASS 5A Boys
No. 1 Williamson (13-1)
No. 2 Anniston (16-2)
No. 3 Butler (14-4)
No. 4 Russellville (16-0)
No. 5 Talladega (15-2)
No. 6 Wenonah (15-6)
No. 7 Eufaula (14-5)
No. 8 J.O. Johnson (16-8)
No. 9 Parker (13-5)
No. 10 John Carroll (13-5)
CLASS 2A Girls
No. 1 Cold Springs (23-1)
No. 2 Reeltown (11-3)
No. 3 Samson (11-3)
No. 4 Piedmont (17-0)
No. 5 Red Bay (15-3)
No. 6 Westminster Chr. (16-4)
No. 7 Ider (11-6)
No. 8 Mars Hill (11-7)
No. 9 Keith (12-6)
No. 10 North Sand Mtn. (13-6)
Prep basketball schedule
January 11
Franklin County tourney schedule
January 12 (Red Bay)
January 14 (Red Bay)
FCYBO jamboree
January 19
BELGREEN – The Franklin County Youth Basketball Organization will tip off the 2008 season with a jamboree Saturday, January 19.
The games will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the new and old gymnasiums at Belgreen High School, and all 48 teams will play. The FCYBO regular season will start Jan. 26.
PC Booster Club meeting
January 21
PHIL CAMPBELL – The Phil Campbell Athletic Booster Club will meet Monday, Jan. 21 at the Phil Campbell Rescue Squad building at 6:30 p.m. Parents, teachers and coaches are all encouraged to attend the meeting.
Run 2 Cavalry
2-Mile Run/Walk
TUSCUMBIA – The Run 2 Cavalry 2-Mile Run/Walk will be held Saturday, Feb. 2 at Calvary Baptist Church beginning at 9 a.m.
The course is flat and fast, and will be certified by race day, and the race will benefit the church's youth group. For more information, contact Josh Aycock at (256) 314-4631 or (256) 415-1326.

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