Blaze Oust Wildcats for First Boys State Win

The Blackman Blaze win their first state tournament game, defeating Memphis Hamilton 72-63...


Jon Dinkins with the play by play on WGNS. Blackman outscored the Wildcats 10-to-2 in the final two minutes to win. Blackman led by as many as 11 in the third, but had to withstand a Wildcat run at the end. Jauan Jennings had 22 points, including this dunk that put Blackman up 43-33 in the third stanza...


Andrew Rogan scored 20 in the game. The Blaze will play Brentwood Friday morning at 10am. Blackman is the first team since the 1942 Central Tigers to defeat a Memphis team in the boys state tournament. The winner of Friday's game advances to the championship game of the Blue Cross Basketball Championships. The last Murfreesboro team to get there was the 1984 Oakland Patriots. WGNS State Farm coverage of the boys semifinals will begin at 9:45 Friday morning with Bryan Barrett and Jon Dinkins.



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