Here’s a look at the top boys basketball teams in Middle Tennessee, as ranked by The Tennessean:
10. CPA (20-8) — The Lions, who have knocked down 295 3-pointers this season, captured their sixth consecutive district tournament title with Saturday’s 55-26 win over Marshall County. Last week: NR. Streak: Won 6.
9. Hillsboro (17-7) — The Burros, led by senior forward Thomas Smith, secured their second straight District 12-AAA tournament championship in lopsided fashion Saturday, upsetting top-seeded Cane Ridge 58-32. Last week: NR. Streak: Won 3.
8. Maplewood (20-4) — The Panthers, who split with Whites Creek during the regular season, will square off with the Cobras in Tuesday’s District 10-AA title game at Lipscomb Academy. Last week: No. 9. Streak: Won 4.
7. Ensworth (22-5) — The Tigers, led by Mr. Basketball finalist Jordan Bone, wrapped up the regular season with wins over MBA and Baylor, securing the No. 2 seed in Division II-AA East/Middle. Last week: No. 7. Streak: Won 2.
6. Cane Ridge (23-3) — After taking down previously unbeaten Station Camp in their regular-season finale, the Ravens struggled to a season-low 32 points in Saturday’s 12-AAA championship loss to Hillsboro. Last week: No. 3. Streak: Lost 1.
5. White County (27-0) — The Warriors, who broke the state record for most 3-pointers in a season during Saturday’s 85-70 semifinal win over Warren County, will face rival Cookeville in Tuesday’s 6-AAA championship. Last week: No. 6. Streak: Won 27.
4. Independence (25-2) — The Eagles, led by 11-AAA MVP Grayson Murphy, secured their first district tournament championship in school history with Saturday’s 67-52 triumph over Franklin. Last week: No. 5. Streak: Won 3.
3. Station Camp (30-1) — The Bison, coming off a pair of lopsided tournament wins over Portland and Beech, will square off with Mt. Juliet in Tuesday’s District 9-AAA title game. Last week: No. 4. Streak: Won 2.
2. Brentwood Academy (26-3) — The East/Middle regular-season champion Eagles, led by region MVP Darius Garland, have strung together five straight wins since suffering narrow defeats to Ensworth and Hamilton Heights. Last week: No. 2. Streak: Won 5.
1. Blackman (27-0) — The unbeaten Blaze, coming off a 65-34 semifinal win over Stewarts Creek, will square off with rival Oakland in Tuesday’s District 7-AAA championship. Last week: No. 1. Streak: Won 27.