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Silverdale girls, Ooltewah boys clinch outright district titles

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Silverdale Academy (girls) 52, CSAS 39
Mariah Massengill scored 27 points to lead Silverdale Academy to its first-ever regular season District 5-A championship in a 52-39 win over Chattanooga Arts & Sciences Friday night.

The Seahawks (15-8, 6-0 in 5-A) entered the night having clinched at least a share of the title, but were focused on winning it outright for the first time.

Silverdale held the Lady Patriots scoreless in the second quarter to turn a two-point deficit into a 20-11 halftime lead and never trailed again. The lead grew as large as 16 in the second half before CSAS (9-14, 5-3) rallied to pull within single digits with six minutes to play.

Massengill scored nine of her points in the fourth quarter, and 16 total in the second half, to help the Seahawks put the game away.

Brooke Mitchell scored 11 points to lead CSAS.

Ooltewah (boys) 44, Bradley Central 30
Bradley Central started hot, but finished cold in a 44-30 home loss to Ooltewah that allowed the Owls to clinch the outright District 5-AAA championship.

Ooltewah entered the night with at least a share of the regular season title and already owned the No. 1 seed in the upcoming district tournament by virtue of a coin flip, but they hardly opened like the district's top team.

Tucker Bass hit a 3-pointer from the left wing for the game's first points, but the Owls (17-8, 10-2 in 5-AAA) failed to score another point in the first quarter.

Bradley Central, meanwhile, came out firing. The Bears (14-11, 8-4) closed the quarter on a 13-0 run to open a double-digit lead, and led by as many as 12 before the Owls started to chip away.

Ooltewah managed to pull within 21-16 at the break, then opened the third quarter with a 12-2 run to move ahead. Bradley never recovered, mustering just nine points total in the second half.

Antonio Jackson led Ooltewah with 15 points and added eight assists. Bass also finished in double figures with 11 points and Andrew Ware added ten. Matthew Whitmire was the only Bradley Central player in double figures with 11 points.

Other scores from Friday, February 8:

Boys Basketball
Brainerd 71, Hixson 70
Baylor 43, Brentwood Academy 36
CSAS 59, Silverdale Academy 50
Boyd-Buchanan 68, Copper Basin 53
McMinn Central 65, McMinn County 34
Tyner 80, Red Bank 39
MBA 60, McCallie 56
Polk County 47, Sweetwater 40
Knoxville Webb 61, St. Andrew's-Sewanee 23
Armuchee 58, Calhoun 54
Cartersville 63, North Murray 60
Gordon Lee 60, Darlington 57

Girls Basketball
Bradley Central 69, Ooltewah 29
Brentwood Academy 36, Baylor 28
Richard Hardy Memorial 70, Lookout Valley 45
Harpeth Hall 76, Girls Preparatory School 43
Polk County 47, Sweetwater 39
Boyd-Buchanan 38, Copper Basin 31
McMinn Central 68, McMinn County 62
Meigs County 83, Sequoyah 53
Tyner 54, Red Bank 19
Darlington 74, Gordon Lee 71
Adairsville 34, Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe 28
Gordon Central 41, Coahulla Creek 33
Sonoraville 75, Ringgold 14

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