Two days after a dramatic 85-83 victory over Wartburg in the Region 2-A semifinals, the Harriman Blue Devils were in another nail-biter Thursday night, but the results weren't as good as Jellico downed the Blue Devils 70-68 in the Region 2-A championship game at Harriman.
In one of the most exciting games ever played at Harriman's Richard D. Pickell Gymnasium, the host Blue Devils kept their season alive with a dramatic 85-83 double overtime victory over Wartburg in the Region 2-A semifinals.
To advance in the TSSAA State Tournament, one has to play to the best of their ability and for Oneida, they did things the "Wright" way as Jake Wright dropped 18 points on the Rockwood Tigers en route to a 46-44 squeaker that extended Oneida's season by at least one more game.
For the Wartburg Central Lady Bulldogs, it wasn't their easiest win, but the Lady Bulldogs, led by Kellie Kidd's 27 points, managed to pull away in the final period to keep their season alive with a 74-55 win over the Harriman Lady Blue Devils.
The most successful basketball season since 2001 came to an end Monday night for the Rockwood Lady Tigers as Amy Breazeale's squad suffered a 51-32 setback at the hands of Coalfield in the Region 2-A semifinals.
For three quarters Saturday night it looked like Harriman’s dreams of a return trip to the TSSAA Class A State Tournament would end at the hands of Coalfield in the first round of the Region 2-A Tournament.