The varsity girls basketball team defeated CPA 41-26 to win the TSSAA Division II Class A Middle Region Championship. The Panthers were led by sophomore Zharia Hutchinson, who had 17 points. Eighth grader Kennedy Cambridge added nine in the victory.
Hutchinson, Cambridge, and senior Jesse Heldman were named to the All-Region Team, with Hutchinson being named MVP.
Congratulations to the Tymon Mitchell, Drew White, and Ethan Rhoden for a strong showing in the TSSAA State Wrestling Championships on Saturday. Mitchell finished third in the 285-pound division; White finished sixth in the 145-pound weight class; and Rhoden finished sixth in the 106-pound division.
Three FRA Wrestlers Qualify for TSSAA State Championships
Three varsity wrestlers qualified for the TSSAA State Championships by placing third in their weight classes at the region tournament. Ethan Rhoden qualified at the 106-pound weight class; Drew White qualified at the 145-pound weight class; and Tymon Mitchell qualified at the 285-pound weight class.
All three wrestlers will continue to the TSSAA State Championships this Friday and Saturday at Christian Brothers High School.
The varsity girls basketball team finished as runners-up in the TSSAA Division II Class A District Tournament after falling to Providence Christian Academy in the final 51-37. The girls were led by eighth grader Kennedy Cambridge, who scored 12 points, and freshman Iris Heldman, who added nine.
Varsity Girls, Boys Win District Quarterfinal Games; Will Play in Semifinals Friday
The varsity girls and boys basketball teams advanced to the TSSAA Division II Class A District Tournament semifinals after winning their quarterfinal battles. The girls defeated Knowledge Academies 74-13 on Tuesday, and the boys beat Middle Tennessee Christian School 55-51 on Wednesday.
The girls were led by sophomore Ryan Pierce and freshman Emma Flegel, who had 10 points each.
Junior Tyrus Baynham and senior Watson Tansil were the leading scorers for the boys with 14 and 11 points, respectively.
Both teams will play Friday night in the semifinal round of the tournament, which will be held at MTCS in Murfreesboro. The boys will play CPA at 5:30 p.m., and the girls will follow against BGA at 7 p.m.