Riverdale defeated Memphis Central 66-59 to claim their second consecutive Class Triple-A girls state championship Saturday...
Bryan Barrett and Jon Dinkins had the call of the game on NewsRadio WGNS.
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The game was close to the end, with Riverdale leading 57-55 with about four-minutes to go. However, they went on six-nothing run, led by senior Anastasia Hayes. She finished the game with 33 points and was named the tournament MVP.
Junior Brinae Alexander was one away from a double-double. She had nine points and 18 rebounds in the game. Twelve of those were in the first half.
Riverdale ends the season at 34-and-0, have won 43 in a row and are ranked number one nationally in two publications. It's the Lady Warrior's sixth state title and the sixth in a row for Murfreesboro teams (Riverdale in 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017, Blackman 2014, 2015). Coach Randy Coffman becomes the first Riverdale coach to win more than one state title there.
RANDY COFFMAN POSTGAME COMMENTS
ANASTASIA HAYES, BRINAE ALEXANDER, ALEXIS WHITTINGTON, AMANDA WHITTINGTON