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Lady Bears in region finals, Wildcats still alive

Kenny Howell

Managing Editor

The Lady Bears beat West Creek and Lebanon in the first two rounds of regionals Friday and Monday to earn a spot in the finals. 

The Lady Bears kicked things off Friday with a 58-21 win over West Creek. 

As usual, the Lady Bears went to the paint repeatedly, finding Sally McCabe and Ronjanae DeGray. 

McCabe finished with 24 points and seven rebounds, and DeGray added 14. 

Monday, the Lady Bears beat Lebanon for the third time this season, ending the Devilettes season with a 43-36 win. 

McCabe finished the game with 14 points and DeGray had 13. 

Mt. Juliet will play Beech Wednesday in the region finals at Beech. Both teams will move on to sectionals whatever the outcome is. 

On Saturday, the Bears’ season came to an end to the hands of Dickson County in a 73-65 loss. 

Dickson County sprinted out to a 16-5 lead after one quarter, and the Bears were never able to overcome the deficit. 

Nolan Chowbay finished with 22 points. Reagan Johnson had 17 and James Womack had 10. 

Central keeps winning

The Central boys were at home Saturday as they dismantled Rossview, 74-46. 

Central outscored Rossview 20-2 in the first, and the lead had ballooned to 48-13 by the break. 

Ben Palmer led the way with 15 points. Jacob Williams had 14. Blake Huffman had 12, and Preston Reed finished with 11. 

Central played Hendersonville at Beech for a spot in the region championship. The game was played after press time. 

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