published Saturday, March 5th, 2011

GPS trails 30-17 at halftime of state final

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    Staff File Photo by Angela Lewis/Chattanooga Times Free Press GPS' Chappel Sharrock gets ready to pass the ball during a recent game. GPS won the state championship Saturday.

NASHVILLE—Top-ranked GPS trailed Briarcrest Christian 30-17 at halftime of their Division II-AA state championship basketball game today at Lipscomb University.

The Bruisers had no answer for Briarcrest’s 6-foot-1 post Lauren Douglas, who scored 20 of her team’s first-half total. Douglas, a junior who sat out all but the last three games this season after transferring from Houston High in Germantown, also had 11 rebounds.

GPS Miss Basketball finalist Chadarryl Clay struggled in the first half, making just 1 of 11 field-goal attempts and scoring three points. The Bruisers (22-1) have won 14 straight games coming into the title game and are trying for their first championship since 2000.

about Stephen Hargis...

Stephen has covered local sports in the tri-state area for more than 24 years, having been with the Times Free Press since its inception, and has been an assistant sports editor since 2005. Stephen is among the most decorated writers in the TFP’s newsroom, winning numerous state, regional and national writing awards, including seven in 2013 and a combined 12 in the last two years. He was named one of the top 10 sports writers ...

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