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AHSAA Scoring Leader Tommy Murr Scores 56 in OT Loss at NE Regional

JACKSONVILLE – Tommy Murr, the AHSAA’s all-time leading score in history, closed out his senior season with 56 points Thursday night but even that wasn’t enough as Jacksonville Christian ousted the Lions 82-78 in overtime at the Northeast Regional tourney in Class 1A.
   Murr, who closed his season with a single-season state record 1,506 points in 34 games, averaged 44.3 points a game this season, which currently ranks second in the nation according to MaxPreps.
   The senior who signed with David Lipscomb University in Nashville, finished his fable prep career with 5,716 points and had a career average of 31.6 in 181 games.
  Mur was 23-of-47 from the field at JSU’s Pete Mathews Coliseum  and 7-of-10 at the foul line, had 10 rebounds, three assists, four steals and just five turnovers. Jacksonville Christian (22-7), which advanced in the Northeast Regional to face Spring Garden in the 1A finals next Monday, also got an outstanding effort from Chase Vinson, who had 39 points with s 14-of-17 effort from the field and 11-of-14 at the free-throw line. He also had 21 rebounds, including eight on the offensive boards. Kobe Messer added 17 points and Eli Fair had 14 for the winners.
    Classes 6A and 2A open play at all four regional sites Friday.
   The first day’s results at all four regional tourneys included:

SOUTHWEST REGIONAL
Alabama State University
Dunn-Oliver Acadome
CLASS 7A
Boys

Mary Montgomery 52, McGill-Toolen 48
Fairhope 84, Baker 64
Girls
McGill-Toolen 52, Davidson 48
Foley 63, Theodore 52

CLASS 1A
Boys

Francis Marion 77, McIntosh 61
Autaugaville 76, Keith 71
Girls
St. Lukes Episcopal 52, Holy Spirit 28
Linden 51, Francis Marion 48


SOUTHEAST REGIONAL
Garrett Coliseum, Montgomery
CLASS 7A
Boys

Jeff Davis 68, Auburn 62
Lee-Montgomery 85, Central-Phenix City 59
Girls
Central-Phenix City 79, Lee-Montgomery 28
Auburn 62, Jeff Davis 28

CLASS 1A
Boys

Cornerstone 58, Georgiana 48
Lanett 87, Florala 50
Girls
Westminster Oak Mountain 48, Georgiana 30
Elba 38, Loachapoka 32

NORTHWEST REGIONAL
Wallace-Hanceville CC
Tom Drake Coliseum
CLASS 7A
Boys

Mountain Brook 67, Florence 48
Spain Park 60, Austin 46
Girls
Spain Park 64, Florence 29
Vestavia Hills 54, Austin 49

CLASS 1A
Boys

Pickens County 74, Covenant Christian 68
Decatur Heritage 68, Belgreen 65
Girls
Mars Hill Bible 86, Falkville 33
Phillips 50, Decatur Heritage 46

NORTHEAST REGIONAL
Jacksonville State U.
Pete Mathews Coliseum
CLASS 7A
Boys

Oak Mountain 60, Huntsville 36
Sparkman 61, Hoover 47
Girls
Hoover 74, Huntsville 24
Gadsden City 47, Oak Mountain 38

CLASS 1A
Boys

Jacksonville Christian 82, Lindsay Lane 78 (OT)
Spring Garden 49, Skyline 46
Girls
Spring Garden 66, Skyline 37
Talladega County Central 65, Valley Head 54


 




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