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‘Small Invitational’ state champions

CAK looks to build on state dual success, sends 3 to individual state

Celebrating the team’s TSSAA Division II-Small Invitational Dual State Wrestling championship are a happy bunch of Christian Academy of Knoxville grapplers, in possession of the No. 1 trophy, Saturday evening, Feb. 2, in Franklin. One week later CAK had three of its wrestlers earn a trip back to Williamson County for the Individual state championship after top three region finishes, led by sophomore region champ Gavin Cagle in the 160-pound class (41-1 season record). Also qualifying were freshman Keyveon Roller, second in the 106 class (40-2), and junior Nathan Harris, third in the 126 class (43-8).
After claiming the TSSAA Division II-Small Invitational Dual State Wrestling title Saturday, Feb. 2, in Franklin, Christian Academy of Knoxville had three of its top grapplers earn a return trip to Williamson County this weekend for the individual state meet based on top three region finishes Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Lady Ads, No. 4 tourney seed, fall to co-champ BHS

Morgan Carbaugh, Farragut senior guard, drives to the basket against heavy pressure from a Bearden defender. The Lady Bulldogs earned a share of the District 4-AAA league title with a 62-53 win Monday, Feb. 11, in FHS’s Lynn E Sexton Gymnasium.
Bearden High School’s girls basketball team clinched a District 4-AAA regular-season co-championship with a road win over rival Farragut Monday night, Feb. 11.

“You just had two great teams out there tonight,” Justin Underwood, Bearden head coach, said after his squad notched a 62-53 victory over the Lady Admirals in FHS’s Lynn E. Sexton Gymnasium.

The Lady Dawgs improved to 25-2 overall, 14-2 in District 4-AAA.

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FHS wrestling girl 3rd in boys region, McKeefery makes it 4

CROSSVILLE — Two Farragut Hgh School wrestlers made a little school history Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Region 3-AAA championships.

Senior Tyler McKeefery won his fourth region championship when he claimed the 120-pound title after pinning Maryville’s Zuriel Hampton-Coffin in 1 minute, 58 seconds; just before the end of the first period at Stone Memorial High School.

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