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State hoops tournament heads to semifinals

Today (Friday, March 15th) is semifinal day at the boys’ high school basketball state tournament in Murfreesboro.

Thursday’s quarterfinal action in Class AAA saw Brentwood squeak past Oakland 50-47 and Memphis East take care of Cleveland 77-51. Friday’s AAA semifinals match up Oakland and Memphis East and Bearden against Whitehaven.

In Class A, Eagleville downed Cosby 66-55, Columbia Academy took out Manassas 77-53, McKenzie eliminated University School of Johnson City 68-49 and Humboldt took down Fayetteville 65-53.

Friday’s semifinals will feature Eagleville against Columbia Academy and McKenzie taking on Humboldt.

The AA semifinals match up Fulton with East Nashville, and Brainerd against Wooddale.

The championship games will be played Saturday and you can keep with all the action from MTSU’s Murphy Center at www.tssaasports.com.

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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