|FCS, Central earn state berths|
|Monday, March 5, 2012|
BRENTWOOD -- Jacob Williams had 20 points and Dee Oldham 19 as Wilson Central went on the road and eliminated Brentwood High 60-52 in a Class AAA Sectional game Monday.
The Wildcats led 31-27 at intermission, then pulled away for good with an 18-12 advantage in the final eight minutes.
Wilson Central advances to the TSSAA BlueCross Boys Basketball Championships next week in Murfreesboro with a record of 26-6. Brentwood High ended the season 26-8 overall.
LEBANON -- Friendship Christian School’s depth and experience proved to be too much for Chattanooga Arts & Science in Monday’s 66-29 TSSAA Sectional victory at the Bay Family Sportsplex.
The Commanders went on an 18-1 run midway through the second quarter and never let off the gas -- leading 30-13 at intermission and 41-24 after three periods.
After eight previous sub-state losses, FCS earned its first ever trip to the TSSAA BlueCross Basketball Championships with the win.
The Commanders (25-3) got 18 points each from Allen Heaston and Dalton Patterson. Mark Sandoval finished with eight and Hunter Anderson six as ten FCS players broke into the scoring column.
Patrick Taylor led the Patriots with nine points and Jonathan Kurs added eight while Chaison Gordon came off the bench for seven points.
Chattanooga A&S, who started 1-7, finished the season 11-17.