Comebacks were the order of the day in the Region 3-A girls' high school basketball semifinals Monday at Arts & Sciences. One was early; one was late. One worked; one didn't.
For the first time ever, the District 5-A finals are going to be a two-edDragoo affair.
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.
TSSAA Class AAA state wrestling results
The Hixson Wildcats ran away with the state's first Region 2-A/AA wrestling championship, scoring 200 points and qualifying 12 for the traditional state tournament this week, after barely leading a close team race going into Saturday.
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.
It became evident early Tuesday evening that it was going to be Megan Lewis's night, when the Silverdale Baptist Academy guard hit her first shot. Then she hit her second -- then a few more.
It seems most high school basketball teams would be hurt by the graduation of all-state players. But for Bledsoe County's boys and Silverdale Baptist Academy's girls, they've picked up the slack for the all-stars they lack.
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.
It was difficult to discern Thursday which was colder: the temperature outside or the first-half shooting inside the Silverdale Baptist Academy gymnasium during the District 5-A girls' basketball game between Arts & Sciences and the Lady Seahawks.
Shane Turner had high hopes when he assumed the head-coaching duties for Red Bank's wrestling program.
Brother Martin wrestlers loaded the bus around 8 p.m. Saturday, but most would agree that enduring the eight-hour ride home was worth it.
The Chattanooga area is well represented in all classifications of this year’s Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state football teams.
Through five basketball games this season, the Silverdale boys' basketball team has scored 162 points.