Monday night, Spring Garden traveled to Sand Rock and spoiled the Wildcats’ plans for senior night. The Panthers, No. 5 in the most-recent Alabama Sports Writers Association rankings for Class 1A schools, downed Sand Rock, No. 7 in Class 2A, 64-56.
Tykeah Rogers had a double-double for Spring Garden with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Auburn Kirk scored 13 points. Haley Motes finished with 12 points and Emory Reedy scored 11 points. Gaines and Madison Sides contributed seven points apiece.
The win over Sand Rock completed a 22-4 regular season for Spring Garden, including an 8-0 mark in Class 1A, Area 10. The Panthers will play at home Thursday at 5:30 p.m. against the winner of Tuesday’s spur game between Gaylesville and Coosa Christian. The late semifinal game matches No. 2 Cedar Bluff against No. 3 Collinsville.