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Bradley Central moves on to semifinals with win over Dickson Co.

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Bradley Central met Dickson County Wednesday afternoon in the girls' basketball AAA semifinals, their third trip to state finals in four seasons.

The Bearettes came out firing in the first half. Junior guard Emma Brown led all scores with 16, while senior forward Julia Gaither followed close behind with 14 on the day. 

Bradley Central led 30-16 at half, but the Lady Cougars rallied back in the second. Emily Beard was tough to beat for the Lady Cougars. Beard had 15 total points, and the 8th ranked player in the country, Lea Lea Carter, was only held to 9.   

With fifteen seconds left, Bradley Central led by three. Lea Lea Carter tried to get a shot off from underneath the basket, but couldn't get it to fall, and no foul was called. Bradley Central moves on the semifinals with a 57-54 win over Dickson Co. They will face Oak Ridge Friday at 10:00 a.m.

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