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2023 TSWA All-State teams for basketball

The Tennessee Sports Writers Association has started to release its all-state basketball teams with girls basketball released on Tuesday. Here are the players that made all-state: Division II-A Jailyn Banks, Middle Tennessee Christian, Sr.* Olivia Lee, Trinity Christian, Sr.* Angelica Velez, Webb School-Bell Buckle, Sr.* Aaliyah Converse, St. George’s Independent, Jr. Keira Leffew, Christian Academy…

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Westview girls basketball repeats as 2A state champions

MURFREESBORO — Saving her best game for the championship, Westview sophomore McCall Sims helped lead the Lady Chargers to a second straight Class 2A state championship. Sims scored 17 points after scoring 15 points in the first two games combined to help lead the Lady Chargers to the 56-37 victory over McMinn Central to win…

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Jillian Brigance perfect shooting night sends Westview to title game

MURFREESBORO — Jillian Brigance picked the perfect night to have a perfect shooting performance. With many of her teammates struggling to break through Community’s 2-3 zone defense, Brigance was 6-for-6 from the field, including a 4-for-4 mark from 3-point range, to finish with a team-high 16 points. Her scoring helped the Lady Chargers knock off…

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Jada Harrison FTs sends Westview to 2A semifinals

MURFREESBORO — With six seconds remaining in regulation, Westview senior Jada Harrison stepped to the free throw line on what will be her home court this fall. Harrison knocked down both free throws to send the Lady Chargers to the Class 2A semifinals with a 44-42 victory over York Institute on Thursday. It was a…

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Defensive pressure sends Gibson County to Class 2A semifinals

MURFREESBORO — When you can get 20 points off turnovers, there is a good chance for a win. Gibson County’s defense forced 16 Riverside turnovers with 10 steals and turned that into 20 points as the Lady Pioneers beat Riverside 60-37 in the Class 2A quarterfinals. “I thought our defensive pressure had a lot to…

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Lady Hornets shut Dyer County down in second half to advance

MURFREESBORO — Going into halftime down 22-19, not much was going right for the South Gibson girls basketball team. But one thing that coach Catie Embrey emphasized during the break was defense. And defensive intensity is what the Lady Hornets showed in the second half. South Gibson held Dyer County to one point in the…

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