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Hoops Roundup: BGA boys fall in semis; Page girls edge Summit; Indy sweeps; Franklin splits

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Hoops – Battle Ground Academy at Franklin Road Academy, District Quarterfinals

Garnett Hollis Jr. 

The Division II Middle Region District 3 semifinals were held at Columbia Academy Friday night.

The Battle Ground Academy boys, who upended third-seeded Franklin Road Academy on Wednesday, fell 79-62 against top-seeded Webb School to slip into the third place game.

The Wildcats couldn’t overcome a huge night from JJ Platt, who poured in 36 points to lead Webb.

Garnett Hollis Jr. led BGA with team-high 27, while Sean Williams added 14 points.

The Wildcats will face Columbia Academy in the third place game Saturday evening.

The Christ Presbyterian Academy boys advanced to the district final with a 94-61 win over the host CA Bulldogs behind 25 points from Braden Moore and 16 from Braden Zapp.

In girls action, CPA edged Middle Tennessee Christian 38-36 to reach the final. The Lady Lions will battle Franklin Road Academy for the district title Saturday at 7 p.m.

Carrington Washburn scored 13 points and provided some lat free throws to lead the CPA girls. Carley Smith tacked on nine points in the win for CPA.

The Lady Panthers defeated Providence Christian Academy 72-47 in the semifinals behind a game-high 26 points form Zharia Hutchinson.

The Lions will face Webb at 8:30 p.m. in the district championship at Columbia Academy Saturday night.

Page girls 36, Summit 31

The Lady Patriots overcame a 27-24 deficit to start the fourth in a bogged-down second half to post a District 11-AAA win and spoil senior night in Spring Hill Friday.

Delaney Noe scored five of her 11 points in the fourth for Page, while Lili Wilken added 11 points as well and both Olivia Wilson and McKenzie Cochran contributed seven apiece.

Summit led 21-19 at the half as at the game slowed to a crawl after the first frame. Page managed just field goals over the final three quarters, while the Lady Spartans netted just 10 points after the half.

Ellie Colson, who missed Tuesday’s 51-37 win at Franklin with the flu, returned to the lineup to lead Summit with 15 points. Taylor Penning chipped in a half dozen.

The Lady Patriots improved to 23-2 overall with their only losses coming against district rivals Brentwood this season. They closed the regular season 14-2 in district play – second behind the Lady Bruins.

Summit (12-11, 7-8) ends the regular season at Dickson County Tuesday. The Lady Spartans are tied with Ravenwood at 7-8 in district play.

In the boys’ game, the Spartans defeated Page 62-50. Statistics weren’t provided from the contest.

Independence boys 74, Spring Hill 55

Hrishi Salitri dropped in 23 points and the Eagles posted a District 11-AAA win on senior night in Thompson’s Station.

Trey St. Charles (11), Noah Crook (10), Tyus Anderson (9) and Matt St. Charles (7) all added to the balanced Indy scoring attack.

The Eagles used a 24-12 run in the second quarter to gain some separation after a back-and-forth first quarter.

Alex Rose scored 17 to lead the Raiders.

The Independence girls also earned a district win Friday, edging the Lady Raiders 54-51. Statistics weren’t provided.

Franklin boys 56, Dickson County 51

Connor Beavon knocked down six 3-pointers and the Rebels used a strong second half to tip the visiting Cougars Friday at home.

Beavon shot 7-of-9 form the field and 6-of-8 from 3-point range to score 22 points to go with five blocks. Reed Kemp added 19 points and three assists, convening on all 11 of his free throws.

Franklin rallied from a 30-21 halftime deficit with a 15-7 run in the third and outscored the Cougars 20-14 down the stretch.

Dickson County girls 62, Franklin 35

The visiting Lady Cougars blasted Franklin in the fourth quarter to blow open a 41-29 lead and cruise to a District 11-AA victory on the road.

AC Milan conceded on four 3-pointer sin the frame and scored all 12 of her points in the final eight minutes where Dickson County outscored its hosts 21-6.

Caty Roberts added 12 points as well and Maddie Geisler tacked on 10 for the Lady Cougars, who entered the fourth leading 41-29.

Kate O’Neil led the Lady Rebels with 12 points and six rebounds. Lauren McKnight added nine points.

Franklin matched Dickson County out of the gate and trailed 28-19 at the half. The Lady Rebels did commit 32 turnovers.

Father Ryan girls 43, Brentwood Academy 38

The Lady Irish snapped a five-game losing streak against Brentwood Academy by outscoring the visiting Lady Eagles 11-5 over the final eight minutes in a district battle Friday.

Mary Mackie scored 14 points to lead Father Ryan, including hitting four 3-pointers.

Brentwood Academy jumped out to a 14-5 lead at Father Ryan after the first quarter, but couldn’t hold on to the lead. BA led 24-18 at the half and the Lady Irish closed within one to start the fourth.

Blair Schoenwald and Lauren Graham scored 10 points apace for the Lady Eagles.

The Brentwood Academy boys earned a 53-45 victory. Full statistics weren’t provided.

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