The Tennessean Midstate girls basketball top 10

The Tennessean Midstate girls basketball top 10


The Tennessean Midstate girls basketball top 10


Here are the top 10 high school girls basketball teams in Middle Tennessee, as ranked by The Tennessean:

Ezell-Harding's Marci Sneed (12)

Ezell-Harding’s Marci Sneed (12)

10. Ezell-Harding (27-4) — The district and region champion Lady Eagles, who’ve reeled off seven straight wins this postseason, will face Knoxville Webb in Friday’s Division II-A state semifinal at Lipscomb University. Last week: No. 10. Streak: Won 7.

9. Upperman (30-2) — The Lady Bees’ defense was in rare form in Friday’s 51-point region quarterfinal win over Notre Dame, limiting the Lady Irish to just 22 points. Last week: No. 9. Streak: Won 24. 

8. East Nashville (26-2) —  Senior Furman signee Le’jzae Davidson hit four 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 20 points in the Lady Eagles’ 64-39 region quarterfinal win over White House Heritage on Friday. Last week: No. 8. Streak: Won 20. 

7. Rossview (29-1) —  The Lady Hawks, who haven’t lost since mid-December, rolled into the Region 5-AAA semifinals with Friday’s 62-41 win over Lebanon. Last week: No. 7. Streak: Won 20.

6. Dickson County (26-3) —  The Lady Cougars, who’ll face Summit in Monday’s Region 6-AAA semifinals, stretched their win streak to double digits with Friday’s 87-24 quarterfinal triumph over Glencliff. Last week: No. 6. Streak: Won 10.

The Tennessean Midstate boys basketball top 10
TSSAA postseason basketball pairings, results

5. Oakland (23-6) —  The Lady Patriots, coming off a 69-31 quarterfinal victory over Lincoln County, can secure a third straight region championship berth with a win over Stewarts Creek on Monday. Last week: No. 5. Streak: Won 1. 

4. Wilson Central (30-0) —  The Lady Wildcats, one of just three unbeaten girls teams in the state, will square off with rival Mt. Juliet for the third time this season in Monday’s Region 5-AAA semifinals. Last week: No. 4. Streak: Won 30. 

3. Riverdale (26-4) The Lady Warriors, who dropped both of their regular-season games against rival Blackman, will get their third crack at the top-ranked Lady Blaze in Tuesday’s Region 4-AAA semifinals. Last week: No. 3. Streak: Won 2.

2. Brentwood Academy (24-5) —  The Lady Eagles, who coasted to a 77-42 quarterfinal win over Hutchison, will take on Harpeth Hall in Friday’s Division II-AA semifinals at Lipscomb University. Last week: No. 2. Streak: Won 5.

1. Blackman (27-3) —  The two-time defending Class AAA champion Lady Blaze, ranked 16th in the USA Today Super 25 national rankings, limited Franklin County to just 15 points in Friday’s Region 4-AAA quarterfinal win. Last week: No. 1. Streak: Won 7. 

Reach Michael Murphy at 615-269-8262 and on Twitter @Murph_TNsports


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