Three District 5-AAA Teams Win, But Ooltewah Falls In Region 3-AAA

Walker Valley, Cleveland, Bradley Boys Advance To Semifinal Round

Saturday, February 22, 2014 - by Special to Chattanoogan.com
It was a good night for District 5-AAA boys basketball teams in first-round Region 3-AAA action.

That is, except Ooltewah.

Three of the four 5-AAA teams advanced to the region semifinals with victories over 6-AAA schools, but the Owls came up short in an 82-71 loss to Stone Memorial, the 6-AAA champion.

Ooltewah (15-12) ended its season with three straight losses. Stone Memorial (25-6) continued a late-season push with its eighth straight win.

Meanwhile, 5-AAA champion Walker Valley (22-9) claimed its 11th consecutive victory with a 73-65 home-court decision over Cumberland County (11-19), the No. 4 seed out of 6-AAA.

Bradley Central (16-11), the No. 3 seed out of 5-AAA, posted a 63-51 road win over Cookeville (21-10), which was the No. 3 seed from 6-AAA.

And 5-AAA runner-up Cleveland (18-8) edged visiting White County, 57-50. White County, No. 3 from 6-AAA, ended its season at 22-8.

The Region 3-AAA girls semifinals are scheduled for Monday at Cookeville High School and the boys semifinals will be played on Tuesday, also at Cookeville High.

Region 3-AAA Tournament

Friday, Feb. 20

First Round

Girls

Bradley Central 62, Rhea County 34

McMinn County 54, Cookeville 47

White County 59, Walker Valley 47

Cumberland County 73, Cleveland 31

Saturday, Feb. 21

Boys

Walker Valley 73, Cumberland County 65

Cleveland 57, White County 50

Stone Memorial 82, Ooltewah 71

Bradley Central 61, Cookeville 53

Monday, Feb. 24 at Cookeville High

(All Times Eastern Standard)

Girls

Bradley Central (23-5) vs. White County (22-7), 7 p.m.

McMinn County (12-17) vs. Cumberland County (27-4), 8:45 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Cookeville High

Boys

Walker Valley (22-9) vs. Bradley Central (16-11), 7 p.m.

Cleveland (18-8) vs. Stone Memorial (25-6), 8:45 p.m.

(E-mail Larry Fleming at larryfleming44@gmail.com)

 

 

 



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