Trio of boys basketball teams punch ticket to state tournament
Bearden, Fulton and Clinton are all headed to the TSSAA state basketball tournament this week.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Bearden, Fulton and Clinton are all headed to the TSSAA state basketball tournament this week.
For the Bulldogs, the trip to Murfreesboro is their second in a row and fifth in the last six years. Bearden will look to win its second state title in school history and second in three years.
Jody Wright, fresh off his 800th career win, heads back to state eyeing his fourth state championship, and first since 2016. The Falcons have made state tournament appearances in six of the last ten seasons.
Clinton is dancing again, the first time since 2004, and looking for its first-ever state title. The Dragons are 2-5 in their four other state tournament appearances in 2004, 1997, 1956 and 1949.
4A EAST SECTIONALS
Bearden 72 - Science Hill 45
Dobyns-Bennett 62 - Farragut 46
3A EAST SECTIONALS
Greeneville 86 - Halls 42
Clinton 78 - Volunteer 74
Fulton 69 - Page 61
Stone Memorial 63 - Austin-East 44
2A EAST SECTIONALS
Tyner 54 - Alcoa 52 (OT)
Brainerd 74 - Gatlinburg-Pittman 71 (OT)
1A EAST SECTIONALS
North Greene 79 - Oliver Springs 35
Hampton 55 - Harriman 41
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