Blackman Sweeps Riverdale on the Road, plus all local Friday scores


A crowd of around two-thousand saw another classic matchup between state powers Blackman and Riverdale. The Lady Blaze took complete control of the District 7-AAA race with a 58-49 win over the Lady Warriors. Riverdale led at home 17-8 after the first quarter of play, but fought back to take the lead just before half. Blackman outscored the Lady Warriors by nine in the third quarter to take a lead they wouldn't give up. They also forced Riverdale into 17 turnovers in the game. With the win, Blackman improves to 23-1, 10-0 in the district while Riverdale falls to 8-2 in the district, 19-5 overall.

GIRLS GAME PODCAST (Jon Dinkins & Bryan Barrett)

The boys game led off the doubleheader and Blackman's Andrew Rogan put on a show. He scored 45 points in the Blaze 85-46 win over Riverdale. He was a one-man show, hitting five threes in the game. He had 21 points in the first half and 24 in the second. The Blaze improve to 8-2 in the district, 18-4 overall. The Warriors fall to 14-11 and 3-6 in District 7-AAA play.

BOYS GAME PODCAST (Bryan Barrett & Jon Dinkins)


Blackman 58, Riverdale 49
Oakland 59, Siegel 16
Smyrna 75, La Vergne 36
Community 62, MTCS 59
Central Magnet 66, Upperman 32

Blackman 85, Riverdale 46
Siegel 45, Oakland 42
La Vergne 64, Smyrna 57
Community 59, MTCS 52
Upperman 72, Central Magnet 55

Lady Raiders at Tulsa pregame begins at noon with Dick Palmer. Old Dominion visits the Middle Tennessee men. Chip Walters and Kyle Turnham hit the air at 4:30pm, tip at 5. Bryan Barrett brings the excitment of the Rutherford County Middle School Basketball Tournament right after the MTSU broadcast. Christiana versus Stewarts Creek girls followed by Oakland and Whitworth-Buchanan boys.