State tourney pairings were announced today with a random drawing, like a bingo set-up, featuring each team with a number designation. The teams that shared a similar region were placed on the opposite sides of the bracket to assure they could not meet until the championship.
We will have a preview of the teams coming this week, till then here are the opening round match-ups.
CSAS (27-7) vs. Harriman (21-10)
Clarksville Academy (33-2) vs. Wayne County (20-10)
Westwood (28-7) vs. Humboldt (23-5)
Grace Baptist (22-7) vs. Oliver Springs (22-10)
Tyner Academy (24-6) vs. Marshall County (26-5)
Fulton (29-2) vs. Bolivar Central (29-4)
Maplewood (24-7) vs. Carter (23-10)
Howard (26-4) vs. Liberty Tech (27-8)
Beech (30-4) vs. Bearden (31-2)
Siegel (24-8) vs. Melrose (34-4)
Clarksville Northeast (28-2) vs. Dobyns Bennett (22-11)
Columbia Central (20-10) vs. White Station (26-8)
For good measure here are the leading scorers for the sub-state games played this past Monday. Interestingly enough only one player on the list scored his points for a team that did not win their game.
Tyler Rice (Wayne County) 33pts vs. McEwen
Chris Jones (Melrose) 32pts vs. Jackson Northside
Robert Wade (Maplewood) 30pts vs. Spring Hill
Brandon Herman (Grace Baptist) 25pts vs. Friendship Christian
Andre Hollins (White Station) 25pts vs. Dyer County
Lester Wilson (Carter) 25pts vs. Sullivan East
Quincy Jones (Howard) 25pts vs. Livingston Academy
Keilan Blanks (Spring Hill) 25pts vs. Maplewood