Bledsoe County Top Seed In 7-AA Basketball Tournament

Saturday, February 9, 2013

 The District 7-AA basketball schedules were released last week and Bledsoe County has the top seed in both the boys and girls bracket.

Signal Mountain is the second seed in the boys bracket.  Both Signal Mountain and Bledsoe County will have byes in the first round.

Notre Dame was second in the girls bracket.

The girls begin play on Monday with CCS hosting Sequatchie County at 7 p.m. and Signal Mountain traveling to Grundy County.

The boys will play their first round on Tuesday with CCS traveling to Sequatchie County and Notre Dame hosting Grundy County. 

All semifinal ames will be played on Thursday and Friday at higher seeds. The finals will be played next Monday and Tuesday. 

BOYS SCHEDULE:
 
TUESDAY, Feb. 12
 
CCS (5) at Sequatchie Co (4) 7 p.m.
Grundy County (6) at Notre Dame (3) 7 p.m.
 
FRIDAY, Feb. 15

CCS/Sequatchie at Bledsoe County (1) 7 p.m.
ND/Grundy at Signal Mountain (2) 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 19
Championship and consolation at Sequatchie County 7 p.m.

GIRLS SCHEDULE:

MONDAY, Feb. 11
Sequatchie County (5) at CCS (4) 7 p.m.
Signal Mtn (6) at Grundy County (3) 7 p.m.

THURSDAY, Feb. 14
CCS/Sequatchie at Bledsoe County (1)
Grundy/Signal at Notre Dame (2)

Monday, Feb. 18
Championship and consolation at Sequatchie Co.


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