The nation's number one girls basketball team flexed their muscle in district play on the road. Blackman, behind balanced scoring and helped by early Smyrna turnovers, defeated the Lady Bulldogs 86-55. Micah Norris led Blackman with 20, Crystal Dangerfield had 19. For Smyrna, Brianne Alexander had 21-points in the game, Allie Bolton chipped in 15. Blackman remains undefeated in district play and 22-1 overall. The USA Today also just ranked the Lady Blaze number one in the country. MaxPreps is expected to follow suit this week. Smyrna's girls fall to 18-8, 4-5 in district play.
A poor shooting first quarter doomed the Smyrna boys against number 10 Blackman. The Blaze defeated the Bulldogs 62-40. Lucas Hart and Reid Pierce each had 19 points for Blackman and Jalen Johnson was Smyrna's leading scorer with 9. Blackman moves to 17-4 on the year, 7-2 in district play. Smyrna drops to 11-11, 3-6 in the district.
Blackman 86, Smyrna 55
Oakland 76, La Vergne 21
Riverdale 67, Stewarts Creek 57
Shelbyville 53, Siegel 24
Central Magnet 52, DeKalb Co. 32
MTCS 55, Moore Co. 39
Blackman 62, Smyrna 40
La Vergne 48, Oakland 42
Riverdale 72, Stewarts Creek 50
Siegel 95, Shelbyville 32
DeKalb Co. 65, Central Magnet 32
MTCS 63, Moore Co. 35