* Allison Meadows, Silverdale Baptist Academy: She went 2-for-2 with a triple and scored twice as the Lady Seahawks edged Grace Academy 7-6 in the Lady Wildcats March Madness softball tournament at Hixson. It was Silverdale's first win over District 5-A rival Grace in the varsity program's eight-year history.
The heat is on, although the first official pitch likely won't be thrown until Tuesday, once the rain predicted for Monday clears out.
WHITWELL, Tenn. — Having already fought its way out of an early deficit, Whitwell simply couldn't dig its way out of another one late.
After their performance in the Region 3-A high school basketball tournament, Whitwell’s Lady Tigers may want to consider going by the Chameleons the rest of the year.
Under normal conditions, the Whitwell girls' high school basketball team loves to pick up defensively from end to end and throw relentless man-to-man pressure at its opponents.
Home team Grace Academy's good start in the boys' semifinal Friday against Whitwell in the Region 3-A high school basketball tournament turned into a great one before the Tigers knew what hit them.
• Elizabeth Masengil, McMinn Central: She scored 18 points and took home the tournament MVP as McMinn Central won the District 5-AA championship over Sequoyah, 58-48.
Brooke Copeland, Bradley Central: She had 19 points and 15 rebounds in the Bearettes' 51-42 5-AAA championship win over Cleveland.
* Lakelyn Bouldin, Van Buren County: She had 37 points in the Eaglettes' 71-55 win over Richard Hardy in a District 6-A basketball tournament semifinal win at Sale Creek.
Devan Cyree (Tullahoma) major dec. Andrew Long (Ravenwood), 14-0; Luke Mullin (Notre Dame) pinned Matthew Kieta (Pigeon Forge), 4:40; Toribio Navarro (Bradley Central) major dec. Nathan Carter (Cordova), 9-0; Kevin Knier (West Creek) tech. fall over Ronardo Bussey (Howard), 15-0, 3:35.
* Kelsey Kilgore, Whitwell: She had 14 points and four steals in the Lady Tigers' 56-42 win over Marion County in the District 6-A basketball tournament quarterfinals.
Thursday at Williamson County Agricultural Expo
• Erin Hill, Sale Creek: She filled up the stat sheet with 28 points, 11 rebounds, five assists, three steals and three blocks in a 65-51 basketball win over South Pittsburg.
With only a week left in the Tennessee high school basketball regular season, some district races have been decided but others have tightened up.
• Stedmon Ford, Notre Dame: The high-scoring senior lit up Signal Mountain with 36 points in a 75-56 win.