Bessemer City upsets No. 1 Columbia at Northwest Regional

Bessemer City upsets No. 1 team at NW Regional

HANCEVILLE, AL (WBRC) - The Bessemer City boys beat Class 6A top-ranked Columbia Friday afternoon in the Northwest Regional Basketball Tournament.

The Tigers beat Columbia 61-56 to advance to the NW Regional final against Muscle Shoals on February 19.

Thaddeus Williams led the Tigers in scoring with 20 points.

“It’s a very good feeling. People counted us out, but when people count you out, you have to make them count you in,” said Bessemer head coach Langston Williams.

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