#2 Blackman Outlasts #3 Riverdale Girls; Blaze Beat Warrior Boys

Coaches Barry Wortman (L) and Kevin Woodson share words before the boys game.
Alan Loveless of Loveless Fine Photography takes photos most area games.
Riverdale head coach Kevin Woodson

A battle of state girls basketball titans went down to the wire Friday night as #2 Blackman outlasted #3 Riverdale 47-46. Both teams had several runs and the game came down to the wire. Blackman used a 14-to-8 third quarter to take a one point lead they wouldn't give up. The Lady Blaze got balanced scoring. Alex Johnson and K.K. Williams led them with 11 points each. Crystal Dangerfield and Meme Jackson both chipped in 10 apiece. Alexia Middleton led Riverdale with 16-points. Riverdale suffered their first district loss and fall to 13-4, 3-1 in conference play. Blackman improves to 16-1, 4-0 in the district.  

GIRLS GAME PODCAST
 

OTHER GIRLS SCORES:
Oakland 53, Siegel 15
Smyrna 75, La Vergne 23
Eagleville 39, Forrest 31
Central Magnet 37, Macon Co. 26

The Blackman boys raced out to an early lead and never looked back, defeated Riverdale 62-35. Jauan Jennings led off the game with a three, part of his 19-point performance. Lucas Hart continued his outstanding post play with 14 points. Riverdale was led by Brad Woodson's 8 points. The Blaze improve to 13-3, 3-1 in the conference while the Warriors fall to 12-6, 1-2 in league play.
BOY GAME PODCAST
 

OTHER BOYS SCORES:
Siegel 45, Oakland 35

La Vergne 58, Smyrna 37
Forrest 49, Eagleville 30
Macon Co. 60, Central Magnet 44

NEXT WEEK ON WGNS:
Tuesday: Forrest at MTCS
Friday: Smyrna at Oakland
Saturday: Oakland at Riverdale

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