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2019 TSSAA (Tennessee) Blue Cross Girls Basketball Championships

Division 1 Class A, 2A, & 3A

Middle Tennessee State University

Murphy Center

Murfreesboro, TN

March 6-9, 2019

2019 by Ron Harrison

 

 

Wednesday March 6th

 

Macon County

56

Covington

38

Class

AA

Cheatham County

49

Grainger

41

Class

AA

Marshall County

34

DeKalb County

31

Class

AA

Westview

54

South Greene

42

Class

AA

Riverdale

67

Arlington

50

Class

AAA

Houston

65

Mt. Juliet

58

Class

AAA

 

Thursday March 7th

 

Bradley Central

34

Lebanon

26

Class

AAA

Oak Ridge

65

Science Hill

49

Class

AAA

Loretto

59

Oneida

40

Class

A

Greenfield

64

Clarkrange

45

Class

A

Midway

53

Eagleville

51

Class

A

Gibson County

50

Summertown

32

Class

A

 

 

Friday March 8th

 

Cheatham County

75

Macon County

51

Class

AA

Semifinal

Westview

46

Marshall County

37

Class

AA

Semifinal

Houston

78

Riverdale

72

Class

AAA

Semifinal

Bradley Central

56

Oak Ridge

50

Class

AAA

Semifinal

Loretto

66

Greenfield

55

Class

A

Semifinal

Gibson County

75

Midway

61

Class

A

Semifinal

 

Saturday March 9th

 

Westview (31-5) vs. Cheatham County (30-3) Class AA Championship

 

Westview coach Brian Haskins started the following lineup: Sr. Zanasha Gadlen, Jr. Alexis Callins, Jr. Tiara Yancey, So. Avery Leyhue, and Sr. Raegan Johnson. Cheatham County coach Jim Gibbs countered with 5-9 Jr. Alli Douglas, 5-7 Sr. Emmy Nelson, 5-11 Sr. Jorden Bumpus, 5-6 Sr. Eryn Nelson, and 5-7 Sr. Abbi Douglas.

 

The score was tied 40-40 with less tan two minutes left on the clock and Eryn Nelson hit a field goal and Alli Douglas added a free throw to give Cheatham County a 43-40 victory over Westview. Cheatham County trailed 31-29 after three quarters but outscored Westview 14-9 in the final quarter to earn the victory.

 

Cheatham County shot 33.3% from the field including three of 11 from the three point line. The Cubs connected on six of 13 free throws, pulled down 43 rebounds, and committed 12 turnovers. Westview shot 36.1% from the field including six of 20 from beyond the arc. The Chargers connected on eight of 13 free throws, pulled down 23 rebounds, and committed 14 turnovers.

 

Abbi Douglas led Cheatham County with 17 points including two three point baskets, seven rebounds, and five steals. Emmy Nelson added 12 points, 10 rebounds, and three assists. Alli Douglas recorded seven points, 10 rebounds, two blocked shots, and three steals.

 

Alexis Callins led Westview with 14 points including three three point baskets, four rebounds, three assists, and three steals. Raegan Johnson added eight points, six rebounds, and three blocked shots. Zanasha Gadlen recorded eight points including two three point baskets.

 

Westview

10

9

12

9

40

Cheatham County

7

9

13

14

43

 

Westview (40) Gadlen 8, Callins 14, Yancey 7, Leyhue 3, Johnson 8.

 

Cheatham County (43) Alli Douglas 7, Emmy Nelson 12, Bumpus 3, Eryn Nelson 4, Abbi Douglas 17.

 

All Tournament Team Keeley Carter (Macon), Jalynn Gregory (Macon), Demarial Ingram (Marshall), Alli Douglas (Cheatham County), Zanasha Gadlen (Westview), Eryn Nelson (Cheatham County), Raegan Johnson (Westview), Alexis Callins (Westview), Abbi Douglas (Cheatham County) (MVP), and Emmy Nelson (Cheatham County).

 

 

Bradley Central (33-3) vs. Houston (31-2) Class AAA Championship

 

Bradley Central coach Jason Reuter started the following lineup: 5-10 Sr. Hannah Lombard, 5-9 Sr. Anna Roberts, 6-1 Jr. Anna Walker, 5-6 So. Jamaryn Blair, and 5-7 Sr. Kaleigh Hughes. Houston coach Ben Moore countered with 5-10 Sr. Jayla Hemingway, 5-8 Sr. Madison Griggs, 5-8 Sr. Melisa Carter, 5-5 Jr. Destinee Wells, and 5-6 Jr. Tatiana Gary.

 

Hannah Lombard connected on a three point basket in the closing seconds to give Bradley Central a 46-44 victory over Houston. Bradley Central shot 42.5% from the field including seven of 18 from the three point line. The Bears connected on five of six free throws, pulled down 20 rebounds, and committed seven turnovers. Houston shot 33.3% from the field including four of 13 from beyond the arc. The Mustangs connected on eight of 10 free throws, pulled down 38 rebounds, and committed 10 turnovers.

 

Jamaryn Blair led Bradley Central with 25 points including two three point baskets, five of five free throws, and four assists. Anna Walker added 10 points including two three point baskets, three rebounds, and three blocked shots.

 

Jayla Hemingway led Houston with 16 points including seven of eight free throws, 11 rebounds, and two assists. Madison Griggs added 13 points including three three point baskets. Melisa Carter recorded six points and 14 rebounds.

 

Bradley Central

11

18

5

12

46

Houston

14

6

15

9

44

 

Bradley Central (46) Lombard 3, Roberts 0, Walker 10, Blair 25, Hughes 3, Cambree 3, Barnes 2.

 

Houston (44) Hemingway 16, Griggs 13, Carter 6, Wells 7, Gary 0, Wilson 2.

 

All Tournament Team- Jada Guinn (Oak Ridge), Khamari Mitchell-Steen (Oak Ridge), Aislynn Hayes (Riverdale), Alasia Hayes (Riverdale), Mekisa Carter (Houston), Jamaryn Blair (Bradley Central) (MVP), Jayla Hemingway (Houston), Anna Walker (Bradley Central), Madison Griggs (Houston), and Hannah Lombard (Bradley Central).

 

 

Gibson County (34-3) vs. Loretto (33-1) Class A Championship

 

Gibson County coach Mitch Wilkins started the following lineup: 5-8 Jr. Annie Bass, 5-7 Sr. KJ White, 5-10 Jr. Alaina Hunt, 5-6 Sr. Ashton Lannom, and 5-7 Sr. Hannah Ball. Loretto coach Ashley Rutledge countered with 5-10 Fr. Karly Weathers, 5-10 Jr. Victoria Chadwell, 6-0 So. Kensey Weathers, 5-6 Jr. Morgan Welch, and 5-9 Jr. Mimi McBee.

 

Gibson County outscored Loretto 18-11 in the final quarter to earn a 50-42 victory. Gibson County shot 45.9% from the field including six of 10 from the three point line. The Pioneers connected on 10 of 10 free throws, pulled down 25 rebounds, and committed 10 turnovers. Loretto shot 34.1% from the field including seven of 19 from beyond the arc. The Mustangs connected on five of eight free throws, pulled down 26 rebounds, and committed 10 turnovers.

 

Ashton Lannom led Gibson County with 15 points including three three point baskets, six of six free throws, five rebounds, and five assists. KJ White added 12 points. Annie Bass recorded nine points on three three point baskets and three rebounds. Hannah Ball chipped in with eight points and four rebounds.

 

Karly Weathers led Loretto with 26 points including six three point baskets, six rebounds, two assists, and two steals. Kensey Weathers added six points and seven rebounds. 6-2 Jr. Raven Chance recorded six points, three rebounds, and three blocked shots.

 

Gibson County

7

11

14

18

50

Loretto

12

9

10

11

42

 

Gibson County (50) Bass 9, White 12, Hunt 2, Lannom 15, Ball 8, Sweatt 2, Burkett 2.

 

Loretto (42) Ka. Weathers 26, Chadwell 1, Ke. Weathers 6, Welch 3, McBee 0, Chance 6.

 

All Tournament Team Tess Darby (Greenfield), Chloe Moore-McNeil (Greenfield), Caitlyn Ross (Midway), Kensey Weathers (Loretto), Ashton Lannom (Gibson County), Karly Weathers (Loretto) (MVP), Hannah Ball (Gibson County), Morgan Welch (Loretto), KJ White (Gibson County), and Annie Bass (Gibson County).

 

A special thanks to the TSSAA for providing all the news and comprehensive information covering their tournaments.