On Wednesday night the Wildcats and Lady Cats won big in District 8-AAA Tournament action.
First the Lady Cats defeated the other Lady Wildcats of Lawrence County 48-35.
The Tullahoma lead in the first quarter of play 9-8 over Lawrence County. Tullahoma held onto the lead in the second quarter going into the locker room at the half 22-14 over Lawrence County. The Lady Cats continued to dominate Lawrence County ending the third quarter with the lead 33-27. Lawrence County could not hold on as Tullahoma claimed the win to advance to the District 8-AAA tournament championship game.
The Wildcats boys squad shocked the #1 seed Columbia Lions to take home a District 8-AAA tournament win, Tullahoma 66-63.
The Wildcats lead in the first quarter of play over the Lions 21-11. The Lions answered back by pulling into the lead at the end of the second quarter with Tullahoma trailing going into halftime 31-27. Columbia Central stayed strong ending the third quarter 50-40 over Tullahoma. The Wildcats battled hard in the fourth quarter to outscore the Lions and end the contest on top to advance to the championship game of the District 8-AAA Tournament.
Both Girls and Boys teams for Tullahoma will head to Coffee County for the Championship round of the District 8-AAA Tournament on Friday at the Joe Frank Patch Memorial Gymnasium. Hear the games on The Rooster 101.5.