In High School State Championship action.. Briarcrest advances to the Division Two Big School Final by beating ECS in one all-Memphis Semifinal 59-to-55.
Junior Mr. Basketball Finalist Leslie McDonald with 28-points and 8 rebounds to lead the Saints...
You wanted an All-Memphis Final...You Got it..
CBHS beats Nashville Ensworth in the other Semi, 82-to-70 behind 20-points from Drew Barham.
CBHS faces Briarcrest for the D-2 double -A- State Championship Saturday 2pm at Nashville's David Lipscomb University
Marlon Brown scored 35 points and
grabbed 10 rebounds, and Harding Academy pulled out a 72-68
overtime victory over Tipton-Rosemark Academy Friday night in the
Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association's Division II
Class A boys championship game.
Harding (22-10) trailed through the first three quarters but
outscored Tipton-Rosemark (21-10) 19-15 in the fourth to tie it at
63 and force overtime. Harding outscored Tipton-Rosemark 9-5 in the
extra period to pull out the victory.
Brown hit a jumper for a 58-56 lead in the fourth quarter, and
his layup with 58 seconds left put Harding up 63-60. But Todd
Starks hit three free throws with 44 seconds to go to tie the game
up. Tyler Hickman missed two shots down the stretch that would have
won the game in overtime for Harding.
Hickman finished with nine points and 14 rebounds for Harding.
Jacob Arnott scored 30, and Starks finished with 27 for
Tournament MVP Monica Miller scored 18
points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Sharwil Bell added 12 points as
Lausanne beat Southern Baptist 50-37 Friday night for the Tennessee
Secondary Schools Athletic Association's Division II Class A
Southern Baptist (27-6) dominated the boards 45-29 at Lipscomb
University's Allen Arena. But SBEC was outshot by Lausanne (32-3).
Lausanne led throughout and by as much as 12 on a pair of Lauren
Avant free throws with 33 seconds left in the first half, and
Lausanne took a 28-18 lead into halftime. Bell's jumper with 2:40
pushed the lead to 48-33 as Lausanne wrapped up the game. Avant, a
sophomore, was named the division's Miss Basketball after the game.
Adrienne McKay led SBEC with eight points.