Bledsoe County Top Seed In Boys And Girls District 7-AA Tournament

Sunday, February 09, 2014

The Bledsoe County boys and girls basketball teams have earned the top seed going into this week's district 7-AA basketball tournament.  

Signal Mountain is the second seed for the boys and CCS is the second seed for the girls.  

The top four teams will advance to the region tournament. 

The girls tournament schedule should be released on Monday.

 Several district seeding meetings will take place on Monday and Tuesday. 

 District 7AA Girls
WEDNESDAY 2/12
Play-in Games:
(6)Grundy Co. at (3)Sequatchie Co. 7 p.m.
(5)Notre Dame at (4)Signal Mountain 7 p.m.

FRIDAY 2/14

Semifinals:
Grundy/Sequatchie winner at (2)CCS 7 p.m.
Notre Dame/Signal winner at (1)Bledsoe Co. 7 p.m.

MONDAY 2/17
at Signal Mountain
Consolation 5 p.m.
Finals 7 p.m.

DISTRICT 7AA BOYS
THURSDAY 2/13
Play in games:
(5)Sequatchie Co. at (4)Notre Dame 7pm
(6)Grundy Co. at (3)CCS 7pm
 
SATURDAY 2/15
Semifinals:
Sequatchie/Notre Dame winner at (1)Bledsoe Co. 7pm
Grundy/CCS winner at (2)Signal Mountain 7pm
 
TUESDAY 2/18
at Signal Mountain
Consolation 5 p.m.
Finals 7 p.m.


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