Oakhaven girls win Class A county championshipOakhaven showed that it was more than just the Derica Wiggins show Sunday at FedExForum.
Mar'Shea Lewis scored 14 of her 20 points in the third quarter and B.J. Wells had a near triple-double to lead the Hawks to a 62-27 victory over Booker T. Washington in the SCIAA Class A girls county championship game.
Lewis connected on four 3-pointers in the third period to help the Hawks (17-1) extend their 12-point halftime lead. Wells meanwhile finished with 10 points, 18 rebounds and nine blocks.
Wiggins, the city's top scorer at 33.6 per game, finished with 23.
Freshman Kyla Harris had eight points to lead BTW, which had just two field goals in the first half.
Craigmont girls win AA county championshipAfter finishing 12-17 a year ago, Craigmont can now add a trophy to its case.
The Chiefs won the SCIAA AA girls championship Sunday at FedExForum, holding off Raleigh-Egypt, 59-56.
Craigmont had a 47-35 lead in the third quarter before the Pharoahs began to claw their way back in. After LaKeidra Greer hit 1 of 2 free throws to put the Chiefs ahead 59-56 with 6.5 seconds left, Raleigh-Egypt failed to get off the potential tying shot.
Danielle Conley had 19 points to lead the Chiefs, 12 in the third quarter. Alexis McFarland came off the bench to score 11, including three 3s.
Brenda Fields had 19 points and nine rebounds to lead Raleigh-Egypt.
Ridgeway girls win AAA county title
Ridgeway, ranked second in The Commercial Appeal's Dandy Dozen, trailed 30-24 at halftime but outscored the Lady Warriors 19-6 in the third quarter to take command.
Ashley Jackson earned game MVP honors for the Roadrunners, finishing with 18 points, seven rebounds and four steals. Brandi Beasley added 14 points, three assists and three steals while Eryn Foster had 14 points and six rebounds.
Darriel Johnson had a game-high 21 for Central, while twin sister Dereka had 16. Tennessee State signee Tia Wooten finished with 11.
The game was a rematch of last year's MIAA city championship game, also won by Ridgeway.