Lady Bulldogs win against Farragut in State Tournament

Following their matchups, Bearden and Farragut will play against each other at the Girls State Tournament.
Published: Mar. 10, 2022 at 12:04 AM EST|Updated: Mar. 13, 2022 at 4:45 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Bearden’s Lady Bulldogs won against Farragut in the Girls State Tournament Saturday night. The final score was 52-34.

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Wednesday was another very good day at the girls state basketball tournament for Knoxville area teams. Following their matchups, Bearden and Farragut will play against each other at the Girls State Tournament Saturday.

After seeing Alcoa and Gatlinburg-Pittman win their quarterfinal round match-ups on Tuesday, it was Bearden and Farragut taking to the court at the Murphy Center in Murfreesboro and doing the same.

First up. the young ladies from Bearden and Justin Underwood’s team would not disappoint. The Lady Bulldogs were matched with the once beaten Lady Blaze of Blackman High School and the Lady Dawgs were not fazed by the defending state champs. Bearden, which lost in the first round last year, jumped out front early and never looked back on their way to a 56-34 win.

Also victorious on Wednesday was Bearden arch rival Farragut. The Lady Admirals made the most of their first ever state tournament appearance playing a flawless first half against Rossview and then finishing the job in the second half to complete a 50-38 win.

A program note fans, you’ll be able to see all of this week’s championship games on WVLT’s sister station, MyVLT. Please check your TV listings.

The Bearden-Farragut matchup will be at 7:00 p.m. Saturday.

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