Basketball coaches from District 6-AA gathered earlier this week to finalize plans for their upcoming tournament, which will be held at Signal Mountain High School,
The Tyner boys and Red Bank girls are seeded first with the Rams compiling a record of 20-3 overall and 13-1 in district play. Red Bank's record is now 24-5 overall and 13-1 in district play.
Playin games start on Tuesday with Central's boys and girls both hosting East Ridge. Hixson's boys travel to Signal Mountain that day while Brainerd's girls will host Howard.
Among the boys, the Central-East Ridge winner challenges fourth-seeded Red Bank at Red Bank on Thursday at 7 while third-seeded Brainerd will host the Signal Mountain-Hixson winner.
Top-seeded Tyner gets the winner of Red Bank-Central/East Ridge in the semifinals on Saturday at 7:30 while second-seeded Howard will face the Brainerd-Signal Mountain/Hixson winner at 4:30.
Third-seed Tyner's girls will host the Brainerd-Howard winner on Thursday at 6 while fourth-seed Hixson will host the Central-East Ridge the same day at the same time.
Top-seeded Red Bank gets the Hixson-Central/East Ridge winner on Saturday at 6 while second-seed Signal Mountain will get the Tyner-Brainerd/Howard winner on Saturday at 3.
Consolation games for girls and boys will be on Monday at 6 and 7:30 with championship games set for the same times on Tuesday.
The All-District teams were also determined at this earlier meeting with Red Bank's Bailey McGinnis getting voted as the girls Coach of the Year. Tyner's E'Jay Ward and Howard's James Talley shared that honor among the boys.
GIRLS ALL-DISTRICT: Atoria Flowers (Howard); Cherie Gamble (East Ridge); Kirby Brown and Makayla Strickland (Hixson); Tamyra Long and Janaria Cosey (Tyner); Amarah Robinson and Iceland Bradley (Brainerd); Ja'Nya West and London Vaulx (Central); Olivia Koontz, Lamiah Walker and Jaylah Hardy (Signal Mountain) and Bailey Lee, Savannah Washington and Arteya Scott (Red Bank.)
BOYS ALL DISTRICT: DeAngelo Hudgins (East Ridge); Justin Smith (Hixson); Jokbi White and Blaine Turner (Central); Terrance Russell and Rod Hutcherson (Signal Mountain); Lekerrick Ellison and Brandon Jones (Red Bank); Jonte Williams and Kevin Halfacre Jr. (Brainerd); Kerrick Thorne, Meechie Bowens and Calvin James (Howard); Kam Dozier, Kobe Smith and Nieagell Sturkey (Tyner).