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Tigers crack top 10 in first poll

By Michael Butler

The first Alabama Sports Writers Association basketball rankings have been released - and Tallassee is in it.

The Tigers are ranked No. 9 in the first installment of the weekly poll for the 2019-20 season. Woodlawn is the top-ranked team in Class 5A.

Tallassee is off to a 9-1 start for the season. Its lone setback came in double overtime at Auburn 75-74. THS also has a win over the 7A team in another one-point game, 38-37 at Stumberg Gym early in the season.

ASWA Class 5A Rankings

1. Woodlawn (7-4)
2. Wenonah (7-4)
3. East Lawrence (8-3)
4. Fairfield (8-2)
5. Parker (7-4)
6. Ramsay (7-3)
7. Greenville (6-2)
8. Briarwood Christian (8-0)
9. Tallassee (9-1)
10. Scottsboro (8-2)