Greenville forfeits three games, locks Selma into playoffs

Published 10:02 pm Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Pack your bags Selma Saints fans, because your team is in the playoffs.

The Alabama High School Athletic Association announced Tuesday that Greenville, who was part of a three way tie with the Saints and Demopolis in Class 5A, Region 3, self-reported that an academically ineligible student played in three victories this season.

The Tigers are forced to forfeit victories over Citronelle, Satsuma, and Sumter Central. Greenville was in a three-way tie for the final two playoff spots in Class 5A, Region 3, but with the Tigers out of the picture Selma and Demopolis now know their playoff destinations.

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Demopolis is the No. 3 seed in the region because of its head to head victory over the Saints. Selma is the No. 4 seed.

The Saints will play undefeated, No. 1 Spanish Fort in the first round of the playoffs.

This week Selma will take on county rival Ellwood Christian in a non-region matchup to end their regular season.