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Varsity Boys Win Regional Tournament; Girls Finish Third

US Boys Basketball, US Girls Basketball

Posted: February 18, 2017

The varsity boys basketball team defeated USN 61-53 to win the TSSAA Division II Class A East/Middle Region Championship on Saturday. The Panthers were led by seniors Tyler Roop and Jack Doherty, who had 16 and 15 points, respectively. Roop was named to the All-Region Tournament Team, and Doherty was named MVP.

The girls beat The Kings Academy 82-54 to finish third in the Region. Senior Riley Casey led the way with 36 points, and junior Jesse Heldman finished with 16. Casey was named to the All-Region Tournament Team.

The girls will travel to Memphis to play the University School of Jackson on Friday in the first round of the TSSAA Sub-State Tournament. Time to be announced. The boys will host Rossville Christian Academy on Saturday. Tipoff is set for 5 p.m.

Last Updated: February 18, 2017

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