BHS girls tie for third during state

MUFREESBORO — Trinity Lee ended her Bearden Lady Bulldogs career with a pair of strong offensive games, helping BHS win once and tie for third in the state during last week’s Class AAA Girls State Tournament.

The senior point guard scored a game-high 23 to lead Bearden to easy opening-round win against Arlington, 70-42, Wednesday, March 7. She also had five steals.

Jakhyia Davis, sophomore post, scored 12 while ripping down 15 rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs (29-8). Grace van Rij, senior post, scored 11 points and added eight rebounds and two blocks.

Tytiaira Spikes also scored 11 for BHS against Arlington (27-8), while Shekinah McLaughlin had 10 points while grabbing 11 rebounds. Annaka Hall scored three and raked down seven rebounds.

Though eventual state champ Riverdale (36-1) knocked out Bearden, 77-59, in the semifinals Friday, March 9, Lee scored 20 and had three steals.

Davis scored 11 and pulled down 15 rebounds. In her final Bearden game, van Rij scored eight, grabbed six rebounds and had two blocks.