Craigmont, White Station, Bearden and Siegel Advance to Friday’s Semi-Final Round


Craigmont 69

Knoxville West 64

Jordan Washington (Craigmont) dropped 20 points and sophomore Sam Craft (Craigmont) added 16 points as the Chiefs outlasted Knoxville West 69-64 in the day's first Class AAA contest.

West pulled ahead 53-50 at the end of the third period on some nice outside shooting from Phillip Stanford (Knoxville West).

JayJuan Mitchell (Knoxville West) added 16 points for the Rebels.


White Station 61

Clarksville 57

Class AAA Mr. Basketball finalist Andre Hollins (White Station) dropped 28 points and the Spartans overcame a nine-point halftime deficit to rally for a tough 61-57 victory over a determined Clarksville squad.

Trailing 35-26 at the break, The Station used some timely scoring from Hollins and rallied to take the 3rd quarter 25-12 and grab the lead for good.

Monte Burney (Clarksville) was outstanding on this day. The senior guard made his presence felt scoring 26 points from all over the court and helped keep the Wildcats in the game till Marvin Williams (White Station) drained two foul shots late to put the game away for good.

Williams finished with 11 points for the Spartans and Rodriguez Tucker (White Station) added 10 markers in the victory.

Daijon Williams (Clarksville) finished with 15 points for the Cats.

White Station will battle fellow Memphis mate Craigmont in semi-final action on Friday.


Bearden 76

McMinn County 48

Ty Greene (Bearden) blasted 32 points and the Bulldogs of Bearden did yeoman like work dispatching the Cherokees 76-48 and setting up a showdown on Friday evening with Siegel.

Bearden raced out to an early advantage and never trailed in the contest.

Cedric Nevins (McMinn County) led the Cherokees with 15 points.


Siegel 54

West Creek 48

In the day's final contest, Siegel rode the backs of their twin towers and got past Zavion Williams (West Creek) and the Coyotes 54-48 setting up a showdown with Bearden on Friday evening at the Murphy Center.

Stephen Hurt (Siegel) and Cedric Williams (Siegel) used every inch of their size advantage to overcome the day's single most impressive performance by the Lipscomb bound Williams.

Big Z finished with 37 points and snatched 14 boards in the devastating loss.

Hurt led the Stars with 19 points, while Oscar Butler (Siegel) added 15 in the win.