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Wenonah coach raves about new Alabama commit Quinnen Williams’ versatility, work ethic

Wenonah lineman Quinnen Williams announces he will play defensive end for Alabama during a press conference at Wenonah High School in Birmingham, Ala., Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (Mark Almond/ malmond@al.com) (MARK ALMOND) PrintEmail By Drew Champlin | dchamplin@al.com Email the author | Follow on Twitter on June 30, 2015 at 11:12 AM, updated June 30,

Alabama lands former Auburn commit Quinnen Williams

Alabama has landed a commitment from Wenonah defensive lineman Quinnen Williams. The 6-foot-4, 265-pounder picked the Crimson Tide over fellow finalists Auburn and Mississippi State Tuesday morning at his school. “They have always been a top choice of mine,” Williams told AL.com last week. “I like their tradition and winning ways. They’re always in the

Former Auburn commit Quinnen Williams deciding next week, has 3 finalists

Wenonah defensive lineman Quinnen Williams is set to make his second commitment June 30. The 6-foot-4, 265-pounder was committed to Auburn from Jan. 16 until June 5. The change of heart came days after he visited Tuscaloosa for a camp, and he hasn’t taken any college visits since. “When I committed to Auburn I kind of

Top BB teams to meet in Hazel Green Friday, Saturday

Hazel Green High will host the AHSAA’s annual officials camp Friday and Saturday. Exhibition games are slated for both days at the HGHS main and auxiliary gyms, Meridianville Middle, Moores Mill Intermediate and the Hazel Green Rec Center. Admission is $5. AHSAA OFFICIA 3 p.m. Girls Spain Park v Sparkman Huntsville v Madison Acad. Albertville

Kaitlyn Rodgers, Wenonah; scheduled to play in North-South All-Star games

Several of the leading candidates for the 2016 Mr. and Miss Basketball awards are scheduled to play in this summer’s North-South All-Star games in Montgomery. The AHSAA released rosters today, with the games girls/boys doubleheader set for July 22 at Alabama State’s Acadome. Tip-off in the girls game is set for 6 p.m., with the

Wenonah 2 – Ramsay 12

Jonathan Allen went 3-for-3 with a double as Ramsay stopped Wenonah, 12-2, in a Class 5A, Area 9 game. Ramsay (9-11, 5-1) took control of the game with three runs in the bottom of the first inning, then put the game away with four runs in the fourth and three in the fifth. Justin Wiley

2015 Miss Basketball Awards

 The awards luncheon was held at the Alabama Activity Center and was presented by the Alabama High School Athletic Directors and Coaches Association. SUPER 5 Shaquera Wade, Huntsville, 75 points (10 firsts) Cierra Johnson, Blount, 49 (3) Jasmine Walker, Jeff Davis, 24 Tyra Johnson, Austin, 15 Kaitlyn Rodgers, Wenonah, 15 2015 Players of the Year

Wenonah 11 – Jackson-Olin 6

MacArthur Purdue went 3-for-4 with four RBIs as Wenonah defeated host Jackson-Olin, 11-6. Purdue hit a two-run home run in the first inning for the Dragons (6-5). Jason Woods, Corey Barnes and Jamarkus Drayton each had two hits with Barnes and Drayton adding an RBI apiece. Ted Garner (2-1) struck out six and gave up

Wenonah 4 – Carver 1

Wenonah sophomore Chester Smith tied a career record with 10 strikeouts and carried a shutout into the seventh inning of a 4-1 home victory against Carver-Birmingham. Smith (3-2) gave up four hits in seven innings for the victory. MacArthur Purdue and Ted Garner both went 2-for-2 and drove in a pair of runs, with Purdue