Blackman Girls Win First Ever State Tournament Game

The number one ranked Blackman Lady Blaze survived a war of attrition and withstood a slowdown game to defeat Houston 52-38. It's Blackman's first win in the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball State Championships in now their third time in the tournament. It was 5-2 Blackman after the first quarter. Coach Chad Hibdon says it took them a little while to get their legs under them offensively...

 

Crystal Dangerfield led Blackman with 18 points and Alex Johnson followed with 13. The Lady Blaze, now 32-and-1, play 30-and-1 Mt. Juliet in the final four Friday. The Lady Bears defeated Jefferson County 65-37...

 

Game time Friday morning is 11:30 with WGNS State Farm coverage beginning at 11:05 with the DirecTV by EnterSource Pregame Show.

Blackman...................... 5   15  13  19 - 52
Houston.......................  2   9     9  18 - 38

Blackman: Crystal Dangerfield 18, Alex Johnson 13, Jazz Bond 8, Micah Norris 4, Meme Jackson 3, Angel Allen 3, K.K. Williams 2, Mia Greatrex 1

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Blackman vs. Houston Game Podcast with Bryan Barrett & Jon Dinkins
 

WGNS' Bryan Barrett caught up with Blackman girls coach Chad Hibdon after their 52-38 win over Houston...
 

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