In front of a capacity crowd of over 1,300 the third ranked 6A Bearcats defeated the 4th ranked Austin Black Bears 73-68 Saturday night to claim the Area 15 Championship. The victory earned Cullman the
opportunity for one last home game as they will host
the Area 8 Runner-Up Minor Tigers at 7:00 pm on
Tuesday, February 10th. The winner of this game will
advance to the Regional Tournament (Sweet Sixteen)
at Wallace State Community College.
Senior Lawson Schaffer led the Bearcats with 35 points, Brontae Harris contributed 19 points, Chase Slocumb seven points, Seth Swalve five points, Jason McAfee three points, and Gage Goodwin and Nick Hadley two points each.