Prep Post Season Heats Up

District Championships; Region And State First Rounds On Tap

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - by Dennis Norwood
Cam Montgomery, center, shown in an earlier game, will be leading number one seed East Hamilton against number two Cleveland in the District 5-3A title game Tuesday night at Soddy Daisy High School. Also pictured are Bradley Central's Quante Berry, left, and Saylor Clark (5).
Cam Montgomery, center, shown in an earlier game, will be leading number one seed East Hamilton against number two Cleveland in the District 5-3A title game Tuesday night at Soddy Daisy High School. Also pictured are Bradley Central's Quante Berry, left, and Saylor Clark (5).
- photo by Dennis Norwood/File

Three more district champions will be crowned Tuesday night, two in District 6-AA and one in District 5-3A.  

In 6-AA, rivals Brainerd and Tyner will face off at 7:30 at Red Bank High School's Susan Ingram Thurman Gymnasium for the boys' title.

Preceding that game, Signal Mountain and Red Bank will vie for the girls' championship at 6 p.m.

The boys will wind up their district tournament over at Soddy Daisy High School in District 5-3A that night, as well. First up will be Bradley Central versus McMinn County in the consolation game at 6 p.m., followed by number one seed East Hamilton taking on number two Cleveland in the title game at 7:30. 

In Division II-A, the Silverdale girls will host Clarksville Academy Tuesday night at 6:30 in a state tournament first round matchup. Boys' play starts on Wednesday  when Notre Dame hosts Goodpasture at 6:30 and Chattanooga Christian takes on First Assembly Christian School. This game will be played at The Webb School in Bell Buckle at 6:00 p.m., central time.

In Division II-AA boys' state tournament first round action, Baylor entertains Father Ryan on Tuesday at  7 p.m., while McCallie has a bye and will face the winner of Pope John Paul and Ensworth on Friday, February 22nd.

In girls' first round Tuesday action, GPS travels to Father Ryan and Baylor treks to Pope John Paul. Both games are at 7 p.m. local time.

Division I region play starts the end of the week. The Region 3-3A girls schedule is set with first round games on Friday, February 22nd, with all games tipping off at 7 p.m.:

White County at Bradley Central

Rhea County at East Hamilton

Cleveland at Cookeville

McMinn County at Stone Memorial

(Email Dennis Norwood at sportsshooter614@gmail.com; follow him on Twitter at @DennisENorwood)



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