Blackman Boys in AAA Championship Game

It's been 30 years since a Rutherford County team has even been in the championship game and 49 years since the last win...

 

WGNS' Bryan Barrett with the call as the Blackman boys defeated Brentwood 47-41 to advance to the title game of the Blue Cross Basketball Championships. Tied at 39 with two minutes to go, the Blaze took the lead on a jump shot...

 

Blackman ended the game on a 13-to-2 run. Lukas Hart says they didn't lose hope when they got down by five and his brother, Isaiah, fouled out...

 

Reid Pierce talks about being in the state title game...

 

Pierce talks about the boys team making it to the title game, just like the girls team, which won it all last Saturday...

 

This will be the first appearance for a local boys team in the title game since the 1984 Oakland boys in the title game. The 1965 Central Tigers were the last team to win it all. The Blaze will battle Oak Ridge, which edged Arlington 57-56. WGNS State Farm coverage begins at 1:35pm Saturday with the DirecTV by EnterSource Pregame Show. Tip off from MTSU's Murphy Center at 2pm.

WGNS' Bryan Barrett talks with head coach Barry Wortman about the win...
 

WGNS PODCAST OF BLACKMAN / BRENTWOOD GAME:
 

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