The Oakland boys pulled off the upset of the Rutherford County Middle School Tournament, defeated Whitworth-Buchanan 37-35 to claim the championship...
Down most of the game, the Chargers finally took a lead late in the fourth and held off the Yellow Jackets behind 20 points from Brandon Thomas. Whitworth Buchanan was led in scoring by C.J. Murray's 14.
The Christiana girls remain undefeated in league play, and have won 21 in a row, defeating a hard nosed Stewarts Creek team 39-33.
Ja'Leah Goff had 19 for the Lady Cougars. Sydney Gibson led the Lady Chargers with 13.
The Siegel boys defeated Christiana in the boys consolation game, 46-25...while the Blackman girls edged Oakland 50-43 in the third place game. Listen back to the podcast of all four games at WGNSRadio.com. You'll also find the All County Tournament team there. Plus, hear the girls and boys championship games on FM 100.5, 101.9, AM 1450 and streaming worldwide at WGNSRadio.com Saturday evening, around 6:30 after MTSU men's basketball coverage.
Also, a reminder that the WGNS Primetime Sports, Winners' Trophies, DirecTV by EnterSource All County Middle School Girls and Boys Basketball teams will be announced mid-February. The team is selected based on the regular season.
Girls Consolation Game:
Blackman 50, Oakland 43
High Scorers: Ja'Leah Goff 19, Jaida Bond 9 (Blackman), Sydney Gibson 13, Kayce Howard 10, Kaici Bivens 10 (Oakland)
Boys Consolation Game:
Siegel 46, Christiana 25
High Scorers: Marcellis Martin 15, Ryan Hill 12, Riley Davis 11 (Siegel), Shawn Morrow 7, Isaiah Benson 7 (Christiana)
Girls Championship Game:
Christiana 39, Stewarts Creek 33
High Scorers: Brylee Puckett 10, Correna Ellis 9 (Christiana), Morgan McCrary 14, Brinae Alexander 12 (Stewarts Creek)
Boys Championship Game:
Oakland 37, Whitworth-Buchanan 35
High Scorers: Brandon Thomas 20 (Oakland), C.J. Murray 14 (Whitworth-Buchanan)
Girls All County Tournament Team:
Blackman: Ja'Leah Goff
Buchanan: Leah Johnson
Central Magnet: Anna Belle Skidmore
Christiana: Amanda Whittington, Alexis Whittington, Brylee Puckett
La Vergne: Lapraisia Ward
Oakland: Kaici Bivens
Rockvale: Jamaya Clayborn
Rock Springs: Jamya Rogers
Siegel: Leah Hennings
Smyrna: Vanessa Westfall
Stewarts Creek: Morgan McCrary, Brinae Alexander
Boys All County Tournament Team:
Blackman: Trent Gibson
Buchanan: Michael Scruggs, A.J. Pollard, RobJay Bush
Central Magnet: Nathan Nelson
Christiana: Lontavious Wilson
La Vergne: Nahum Tafessee
Oakland: Jaden Jamison, Braden Thomas, Dre Litaker
Rockvale: Gabriel Martin
Rock Springs: Tanner Antonutti
Siegel: Marcellis Martin
Smyrna: Bailey Woodall
Stewarts Creek: Vince Floyd