Signal Mountain senior star Briley Lowry's heart, competitive drive help Lady Eagles soar to dominant state title

Staff photo by Patrick MacCoon / Signal Mountain senior Briley Lowry helped the Lady Eagles track and field team run away with the TSSAA Division I Small School state championship on Tuesday at Rockvale High School.

Nothing was going to keep Signal Mountain star track and field athlete Briley Lowry from making the most of her senior season.

As the Lady Eagles climbed to the top of the medal stand after running away with the TSSAA Division I Small School state championship Tuesday at the Spring Fling in Murfreesboro, the moment was only fitting for Lowry to help hold up the team trophy.

Lowry's heart, competitiveness and desire to win have been on display often in her final prep season. She played through a torn ACL and accounted for the Class A soccer state championship game-winning assist to Ava Duffey in the 74th minute to beat Merol Hyde in November. On Tuesday at Rockvale High School she helped Signal Mountain score a school record 126 points, more than doubling-up second-place Madison Academic Magnet's 61 team points.

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