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2019 TSSAA (Tennessee) Blue Cross Boys Basketball Championships

Division 1 Class A, 2A, & 3A

Murphy Center

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN

March 13-16, 2019

2019 by Ron Harrison

 

 

 

March 13th

 

East Nashville

78

Howard

75

Class 2A

Quarterfinal

Knoxville Fulton

44

Mitchell

41

Class 2A

Quarterfinal

Eagleville

66

Cosby

55

Class A

Quarterfinal

Columbia Academy

77

Manassas

53

Class A

Quarterfinal

Whitehaven

60

Sevier County

24

Class 3A

Quarterfinal

Bearden

76

Franklin

46

Class 3A

Quarterfinal

 

 

 

March 14th

 

Brentwood

50

Oakland

47

Class 3A

Quarterfinal

Memphis East

77

Cleveland

51

Class 3A

Quarterfinal

Wooddale

79

Austin East

61

Class 2A

Quarterfinal

Brainerd

76

Pearl Cohn

73

Class 2A

Quarterfinal

McKenzie

68

University School-JC

49

Class A

Quarterfinal

Humboldt

65

Fayetteville

53

Class A

Quarterfinal

 

 

March 15th

 

Knoxville Fulton

66

East Nashville

55

Class 2A

Semifinal

Wooddale

76

Brainerd

65

Class 2A

Semifinal

Bearden

76

Whitehaven

60

Class 3A

Semifinal

Memphis East

46

Brentwood

42

Class 3A

Semifinal

Columbia Academy

76

Eagleville

63

Class A

Semifinal

Humboldt

66

McKenzie

55

Class A

Semifinal

 

 

March 16th

 

Wooddale vs. Knoxville Fulton Class 2A (Championship)

 

Wooddale coach Keelan Lawson started the following lineup: 6-7 So. Jonathan Lawson, 6-1 Jr. Jonathan Duncan, 6-8 Sr. Chandler Lawson, 5-5 Jr. Kevin Brown, and 5-7 Jr. Alvin Miles. Knoxville Fulton coach Jody Wright countered with 6-2 So. Tommy Sweat, 6-1 Jr. Domenic Holland, 6-2 Sr. Deshaun Page, 5-9 Jr. Edward Lacy, and 6-0 Sr. Ron Davis III.

 

Wooddale trailed 26-23 at halftime but outscored Knoxville Fulton 36-20 in the second half to earn a 59-46 victory and earn the 2A Championship. The score was tied twice and there were four lead changes in the game. Turnovers doomed Knoxville Fulton as Wooddale scored 27 points off 23 Knoxville Fulton turnovers.

 

Wooddale shot 37.7% from the field including only one of 16 from the three point line. The Cardinals connected on 18 of 20 free throws, and outscored Knoxville Fulton 30-14 in the paint. Knoxville Fulton shot 37.2% from the field including seven of 18 from beyond the arc. The Falcons connected on seven of 10 free throws, pulled down 32 rebounds, and scored nine points off 10 Wooddale turnovers.

 

Chandler Lawson led Wooddale with 16 points including six of six free throws, 11 rebounds, and three steals. Jonathan Lawson added 16 points, seven rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Alvin Miles recorded 11 points, two rebounds, two assists, and three steals.

 

Ron Davis III led Knoxville Fulton with 19 points including three three point baskets, four of four free throws, four rebounds, and two assists. Edward Lacy added 10 points including two three point baskets and four assists.

 

Wooddale

17

6

18

18

59

Knoxville Fulton

11

15

11

9

46

 

Wooddale (59) J. Lawson 16, Duncan 5, C. Lawson 16, Brown 8, Miles 11, Rounds 3.

 

Knoxville Fulton (46) Sweat 3, Holland 0, Page 4, Lacy 10, Davis III 19, West 5, Foster 2, Fenderson 2, Haskell 1.

 

Class AA All-Tournament Team Caleb Grimes (East Nashville), Laderron Freeman (Brainerd), Kevin Halfacre (Brainerd), Alvin Miles (Wooddale), Ron Davis III (Knoxville Fulton), Jonathan Lawson (Wooddale), Edward Lacy (Knoxville Fulton), MVP Chandler Lawson (Wooddale), Deshaun Page (Knoxville Fulton), and Jonathan Duncan (Wooddale).

 

 

Memphis East vs. Bearden Class 3A (Championship)

 

Memphis East coach Jevonte Holmes started the following lineup: 6-5 Jr. Kylan Haywood, 6-1 Sr. Antonio Thomas, 7-1 Sr. James Wiseman, 6-1 Sr. Nautica Harwell, and 6-1 Jr. Isaiah Cathey. Bearden coach Jeremy Parrott countered with 6-5 Sr. Shamarcus Brown, 6-4 Sr. Roman Robinson, 6-10 Sr. Drew Pember, 6-0 Sr. Jacques Glover, and 6-1 Sr. Trent Stephney.

 

Bearden pulled away in the final quarter to defeat Memphis East by a score of 83-68. Memphis East led 19-10 after the first quarter but Bearden rallied to lead 32-31 at halftime. There were five lead changes in the game. Bearden shot 54% from the field including six of 13 from the three point line. The Bulldogs connected on 23 of 29 free throws, pulled down 24 rebounds, and scored 32 points off 18 Memphis East turnovers. Memphis East shot 50% from the field including eight of 20 from beyond the arc. The Mustangs connected on four of six free throws, pulled down 30 rebounds, and scored eight points off nine Bearden turnovers.

 

Jacques Glover led Bearden with 24 points including three three point baskets, seven of nine free throws, four rebounds, and five assists. Trent Stephney added 22 points. Shamarcus Brown recorded 15 points including six of six free throws, 10 rebounds, and three blocked shots. Roman Robinson chipped in with 11 points including four of four free throws. Drew Pember recorded seven points, seven rebounds, three assists, and two blocked shots.

 

James Wiseman led Memphis East with 24 points, 11 rebounds, and five blocked shots. Kylan Haywood added 15 points, four rebounds, and two assists. 6-1 Sr. Derrein Merriweather recorded 13 points including three three point baskets and four rebounds.

 

Memphis East

19

12

14

23

68

Bearden

10

22

19

32

83

 

Memphis East (68) Haywood 15, Thomas 5, Wiseman 24, Harwell 8, Cathey 3, Merriweather 13.

 

Bearden (83) Brown 15, Robinson 11, Pember 7, Glover 24, Stephney 22, Nordin 4.

 

Class AAA All-Tournament Team Matthew Murrell (Whitehaven), Harry Lackey (Brentwood), Cole Massey (Brentwood), Drew Pember (Bearden), Kylan Haywood (Memphis East), MVP Jacques Glover (Bearden), Derrein Merriweather (Memphis East), James Wiseman (Memphis East), Trent Stephney (Bearden), and Shamarcus Brown (Bearden).

 

 

Humboldt vs. Columbia Academy Class A (Championship)

 

Humboldt coach Ronald Abernathy started the following lineup: 6-2 Sr. Ronald Abernathy, 6-2 Sr. Reginald Manley, 6-5 Sr. Anthony Jones, 5-7 Sr. Montrez Ward, and 6-0 Sr. Trent Green. Columbia Academy coach Marty DeJarnette countered with 6-2 Sr. Tyler Smelser, 6-2 Sr. Copeland Esslinger, 6-6 Sr. Eli Hyle, 5-11 Sr. Sky Polk, and 6-1 Sr. Carson Cary.

 

Columbia Academy outscored Humboldt 17-7 in the second quarter on their way to a 76-60 victory. Columbia Academy shot a sizzling 64.9% from the field including 10 of 12 from the three point line. The Bulldogs connected on 18 of 28 free throws, pulled down 37 rebounds, and scored 19 points off 10 Humboldt turnovers. Humboldt shot 38.9% from the field including seven of 20 from beyond the arc. The Vikings connected on 11 of 16 free throws, pulled down 17 rebounds, and scored 20 points off 24 Columbia Academy turnovers.

 

Carson Cary led Columbia Academy with 23 points including four three point baskets, seven of seven free throws, and five rebounds. Sky Polk added 16 points and three assists. 5-10 So. Tanner Ham recorded 11 points including three three point baskets. 6-5 Jr. Gary Smith added nine points and eight rebounds. Eli Hyle chipped in with seven points, seven rebounds, and three assists.

 

Montrez Ward led Humboldt with 29 points including six three point baskets and three assists. Ronald Abernathy added 17 points and six steals. Anthony Jones recorded 10 points, eight rebounds, and three blocked shots.

 

Humboldt

12

7

18

23

60

Columbia Academy

15

17

21

23

76

 

Humboldt (60) Abernathy 17, Manley 0, Jones 10, Ward 29, Green 2, Cox 2.

 

Columbia Academy (76) Smelser 5, Esslinger 3, Hyle 7, Polk 16, Cary 23, Ham 11, Logsdon 2, Smith 9.

 

Class A All-Tournament Team Ben Austin (McKenzie), Lucas King (McKenzie), Riley McClaren (Eagleville), Demarious Stoudemire (Eagleville), Ronald Abernathy (Humboldt), MVP Carson Cary (Columbia Academy), Montrez Ward (Humboldt), Sky Polk (Columbia Academy), Anthony Jones (Humboldt), and Gary Smith (Columbia Academy).

 

A special thanks to the TSSAA for providing the up-to-date results for all their tournaments.