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Cookeville 68, Warren County 42
A 17-2 run in the second quarter led the Lady Cavs to a 26-point win over Warren County on Saturday, clinching their spot in Monday’s District 6AAA Championship game.
Cookeville followed that dominant second quarter up with a 15-9 advantage in the third quarter and cruised to the victory.
Cassie Gallagher led all scorers with 26 points, while Jordan Gillies scored 16 points. Bailey Gillies added 12 points of her own in the win.
Kyra Perkins paced the Lady Pioneers with 12 points.
Cookeville will now host Stone Memorial in the girls District Championship on Monday.
Stone Memorial 79, White County 62
Speaking of the Lady Panthers, they got a big game from their Miss Basketball finalist to lead them over White County.
Tessa Miller scored a game-high 25 points, and shot 9-13 from the free throw line. Fellow Senior Keaton Freitag added 20 points, and Annah Goss scored 11 points.
Morgan Quick led the Warriorettes with 13 points, while Celeste Reed scored 12 points off the bench.
White County will host Warren County in the consolation game on Monday, while Stone heads to Cookeville.
Jackson County 60, Trousdale County 44
The Lady Devils are now one win away from a region tournament berth after beating Trousdale County at home by a final score of 60-44.
A close 21-17 game at halftime, the Lady Devils outscored Trousdale 20-10 in the third quarter to take a 16-point lead into the fourth quarter.
Ericka Davidson led four Jackson County players in double figures with a game-high 15 points. Riley Thomas added 14 points, and Jacklyn Agee scored 12 points. Emma Chaffin scored 10 points of her own.
The Lady Devils will hit the road now to take on Red Boiling Springs.
Gordonsville 53, Monterey 33
Warren County 50, Cookeville 39
The Pioneers will host Tuesday’s District Championship after taking down the visiting Cavaliers by a final score of 50-39.
The third quarter proved fatal for the Cavs, as they scored a mere five points and trailed 36-27 heading into the fourth quarter.
Dee Spates led all scorers with 17 points, while C.J. Taylor followed close behind with 15. Aiden Cummings added 11 points.
Josh Heard led Cookeville with 12 points.
Cookeville will travel to Crossville to take on Stone Memorial in the consolation game on Tuesday.
White County 62, Stone Memorial 55
The Warriors will be heading to McMinnville on Tuesday to face the Pioneers after beating Stone Memorial 62-55 on Saturday.
Grant Slatten scored a game-high 36 points, including an 18-20 performance from the free throw line. Jakeb Davis scored 11 points.
Will Hecker scored 14 points to lead Stone, while Zach Boyd added 13. Matthew Bilbrey scored 10 points off the bench.
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