The Harriman Lady Blue Devils punched their ticket to the region tournament in convincing fashion with a 65-40 vexing of the Berean Christian Lady Eagles Thursday night in the first round of the District 3-A Tournament.
The Kingston Lady Yellow Jackets and Midway Lady Green Waves entered tournament play on Thursday both needing first round upsets to keep their season alive. Unfortunately, there would be no Cinderella story for either squad.
For the first time since 2001, the Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats will not be punching a ticket to region tournament play as their season came to a premature end at the hands of the Wartburg Central Lady Bulldogs Tuesday night by a 55-47 margin.
The Rockwood Tigers are almost certain to be challenged sometime this postseason, but that challenge didn't come Wednesday evening as Bryan Powers' squad blasted Pi Beta Phi 39-17 in the quarterfinal round of the TMSAA East Tennessee AA Sectional Tournament being played at Pigeon Forge.