South Side Wins First Ever State Championship

Justin Walters

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - South Side's boys' basketball team is bringing home a gold ball to West Tennessee.

The Hawks defeated East Nashville 91-83 in double overtime on Saturday evening.

Leading South Side to the program’s first state championship is tournament MVP Malik Hicks with 29 points. Junior Chris McNeal and senior Jaylen Barford also contributed with 25 points each.

Week 8 — Team of the Week

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