Herald No. 1 Indians advance to U Save It title game; No. 2 Westover hands old No. 1 Monroe first loss
The Herald’s new No.1 team, Albany High, stays perfect with a 59-40 win against city rival Dougherty in the semifinals of the U Save It Boys Basketball Tournament on Monday night, setting up a showdown in tonight’s title game at the Albany Civic Center with new Herald No. 2 Westover, which upset previous No. 1 Monroe, 61-50, as the Tornadoes drop to No. 3 in the Fab 5 Poll.
Tim Pierce scores 27 points and Herald No. 1 Albany High avenges a tough loss to Thomasville and takes over the top seed in the Region 1-AA race with a 56-48 win on the road.
The Herald No. 1 Lady Patriots are now just two wins away from the first perfect season in Westover history after dismantling arguably its biggest threat, Crisp County, 57-42, on Friday.
John H. Hetzler today becomes the 10th publisher in the history of the 120-year-old daily newspaper.