East, Southwind Advance to AAA State Title Game

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East and Southwind will face off in the Class AAA state championship game on Saturday in Murfreesboro. 

The defending state champion Mustangs beat Oak Ridge 63-60 in the Friday’s semifinals. Chandler Lawson led East with 19 points and 9 rebounds.

Southwind returns to the state title game for the first time since they won it all back in 2013. The Jaguars beat Independence 83-71 in the semifinals. Carlos Marshall led with 27 points.

Saturday’s title game can be seen live on CW-30 Memphis at 1:00 p.m.

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