The Tennessean Midstate girls basketball top 10

The Tennessean Midstate girls basketball top 10

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The Tennessean Midstate girls basketball top 10

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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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