Smyrna and Oakland girls reach the District 7-AAA Semifinals and ensure a region berth with Friday wins.
After losing the two regular season matchups to Blackman by one-point each, Oakland led throughout the tournament game and pulled away to a 59-40 win. Sloan Mann led Oakland with 15 points while Maddie Cook chipped in 14. Oakland will face Stewarts Creek in the semifinals Saturday at 5pm.
Smyrna used a 17-to-5 second quarter and held off Siegel in the third to pull away to a 55-37 win. Keisha Brady led the Lady Bulldogs with 19 while Tyra Hughes had 14. The Lady Stars were led by Morgan Pepela's 17, including seven three-pointers. Smyrna will face Riverdale at 2pm.
In District 9A, the MTCS boys reached the championship game with a 76-52 win over Community. They got 25-points from Kavin Hill. They'll take on Huntland for the title on Monday, which edged Eagleville 59-53 in overtime. Ethan Cobb scored 17 for the Eagles in the loss.
7AAA SCHEDULE ON WGNS:
2:00pm GIRLS Riverdale vs. Smyrna
3:30pm BOYS Blackman vs. Riverdale
5:00pm GIRLS Stewarts Creek vs. Oakland
6:30pm BOYS Stewarts Creek vs. Oakland