Bradley Central’s offense lights up Tullahoma defense


BRADLEY COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) — The Bradley Central Bearettes head to the state tournament for the third year in a row after defeating Tullahoma 72-64 Saturday night.

In a spectacular offensive showing, the Bearettes shot 62 percent from the field and 79 percent from the charity stripe.

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Senior Anna Walker led her team with 25 points, most of which coming in the paint. Alexis Barnes sank 5-of-7 field goals, raching 16 points. Kelsey Carman and Sloan Carpenter also shot in double digits with 10 points a piece. The freshman, Carpenter, is the third starting point guard for the Bearettes this season.

Bradley will await seeding for the TSSAA Division I-AAA quarterfinals, which will be announced Sunday afternoon.

Elsewhere in the area, Meigs County’s state hopes come to and end after losing a hard-fought defensive battle to Upperman, 44-42.

Macon County slams the door on Red Bank’s season, defeating the Lady Lions 83-38.

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