The Apalachee High School boys basketball has one final obstacle in its way of qualifying for state.
The Wildcats will face Cedar Shoals in a Region 8-AAAAA tournament Wednesday. The winner assures itself of a spot in state while the loser will see its season come to an end. AHS enters the game 16-7 overall. AHS and Cedar Shoals split the regular season series with the Jaguars winning 55-50 on Nov. 27 and the Wildcats taking a 64-60 overtime win Jan. 11.
The two teams also met in the quarterfinals last season with Cedar Shoals winning 71-70.
This year's Region 8-AAAAA tournament is being played at AHS.