DISTRICT BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Franklin squeaks past Independence; Centennial topples Summit; Lady Rebels keep rolling


DISTRICT BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Franklin squeaks past Independence; Centennial topples Summit; Lady Rebels keep rolling

BOYS BASKETBALL

District 11-AAA Quarterfinals

Independence 55 at Franklin 58

Franklin avoided a near-upset with a 58-55 win against Independence in a District 11-AAA quarterfinal Friday.

Reese Glover led Franklin with 21 points and Evan Sigler scored 18.

Independence’s McKyan James cored a game-high 29 points.

Franklin will host Centennial for a district semifinal matchup at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Summit 53 at Centennial 59

Centennial eliminated Summit with a 59-53 win in a District 11-AAA quarterfinal Friday.

Dusty Williams led Centennial with 28 points and Tre Carlton added 14.

Jaden Lewis scored 18 points for Summit.

Centennial will visit Franklin for a district semifinal bout at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

District 7-A Semifinals

Grace Christian Academy 58 vs. KIPP 52

GCA’s Mason McKnatt scored 20 points, Cole Scott scored 17 and Jayce Brown scored 15 in a 58-52 win against KIPP Friday.

GCA will face LEAD Academy in the District 7-A championship at 8 p.m. Saturday at Merrol Hyde.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

District 11-AAA Quarterfinals

Centennial 12 at Franklin 43

Franklin’s Holly Harris scored 19 points and Jillian King dropped 12 in a 43-12 win over Centennial in a District 11-AAA quarterfinal Friday.

Franklin will battle Ravenwood at home in a district semifinal at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Independence 46 at Dickson County 59

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