Meigs County

The Meigs County girls pulled out a 68-66 overtime win at Cloudland in one of three TSSAA Class A basketball sectionals involving southeastern Tennessee schools Saturday night, but Van Buren County lost 61-46 to Jackson County and Arts & Sciences fell 70-37 at Clarkrange.

Levi Woods was the only player who scored in double figures for Meigs County in Thursday's Region 2-A championship game at Wartburg, but the Tigers still overcame Grace Christian of Knoxville, 46-40.

One boys' semifinal in the Region 3-A high school basketball tournament at Arts & Sciences was destined to be close all the way. One team made sure that wasn't the case in the other.

Bradley Central's girls secured a sectional berth Monday and will play for the TSSAA Region 3-AAA basketball championship Wednesday thanks to a 52-33 victory over White County at Cookeville.

Top 11 team scores: 1. Cleveland 215, 2. Wilson Central 166.5, 3. Bradley Central 141, 4. Ravenwood 132, 5. Soddy-Daisy 120.5, 6. Franklin 108.5, 7. Heritage 102, 8. Clarksville 98.5, 9. Cookeville 96.5, 10. Blackman 84.5, 11. Walker Valley 84.

Levi Woods was just trying to help Meigs County win as many basketball games as he could. Making history never occurred to him, but that's just what happened Friday afternoon when he became the program's first state Mr. Basketball finalist.

TSSAA Class AAA state wrestling results

The goal at Hixson High School hasn’t changed. Coach Garrick Hall and the Wildcats want to win the region wrestling tournament.

The area's busiest Tennessee campuses during signing day were Baylor and East Hamilton, which had five players each who signed scholarships Wednesday.

All high school sporting events in the Chattanooga area were called off because of Tuesday's snowstorm, creating more scheduling problems on top of those caused previously by unusually cold temperatures.

The game meant nothing in terms of district races or championships, but the emotion that Meigs County girls' basketball coach Jason Powell showed after his team defeated McMinn Central on Tuesday showed that the game meant a lot.

Meigs County senior basketball player Emileigh Swafford went over the 2,000-point mark last Friday in the Lady Tigers'43-31 victory over Tellico Plains.

After three seasons, Ricky Holliday has resigned as football coach at Meigs County.

Shane Turner had high hopes when he assumed the head-coaching duties for Red Bank's wrestling program.

The Chattanooga area is well represented in all classifications of this year’s Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state football teams.

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