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HS hoops season winding down; spring sports ramping up

The girls’ high school basketball season in Tennessee wrapped up on Saturday as state titles were decided in Murfreesboro.

In the AAA championship game, Riverdale capped an unbeaten season with a 66-59 win over Memphis Central. The AA title went to Upperman, 66-62 over Pearl-Cohn, while the Class A title belongs to South Greene after their 66-57 win over Clarkrange.

The boys’ state tournaments are this week in Murfreesboro. Wednesday, the AAA tournament begins with Bearden battling Independence and Oak Ridge facing Brentwood in the AAA quarterfinals, while Catholic will get started in the AA tournament Wednesday against Macon County. The Class A tournament will get started on Thursday with Grace Christian facing Humboldt and Harriman squaring off against Memphis Mitchell.

High school baseball season starts today. Here is the local schedule:

  • Northview Academy at Clinton
  • Carter at Anderson County
  • Rockwood at Grace Christian
  • Meigs County at Harriman
  • Coalfield at Jellico
  • Gatlinburg-Pittman at Oak Ridge
  • Oliver Springs at Sunbright

High school softball also begins this afternoon:

  • Anderson County at Campbell County
  • Gibbs at Clinton
  • Wartburg at Coalfield
  • Oakdale at Jellico

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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