The two time defending Class AA state champions came out like a ball of fire running to a 19-7 first quarter lead, increasing the advantage to 40-11 at the half, then pushing the envelope after three to 62-21 before finishing off the Blue Devils 72-30 to punch their ticket for a chance at the three-peat in Murfreesboro.
Galen Campbell (Fulton) led a very balanced scoring effort for the Falcons with 17. Mr. Basketball finalist Jalen Steele (Fulton) finished with 16 and Lipsomb signee Robert Boyd (Fulton) also added 16 in the convincing victory.
Dylan Frazier (Unicoi County) scored 12 in the loss.
Here are the winners of the sub-state games as we get the information.
Oliver Springs advances over Hampton
Harriman advances over Cloudland
Grace Baptist advances over Friendship Christian
CSAS advances over Red Boiling Springs
Clarksville Academy advances over Summertown
Wayne County advances over McEwen
Humboldt advances over City University
Westwood advances over Union City
Fulton advances over Unicoi County
Carter advances over Sullivan East
Tyner Academy advances over York Institute
Howard advances over Livingston Academy
Marshall County advances over MLK
Maplewood advances over Spring Hill
Bolivar Central advances over Trezevant
Liberty Tech advances over BTW
Bearden advances over Daniel Boone
Dobyns Bennett advances over Knoxville West
Siegel advances over Ooltewah
Columbia Central advances over Cleveland
Beech advances over Hunter's Lane
Clarksville Northeast advances over McGavock
White Station advances over Dyer County
Melrose advances over Jackson Northside