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Bearden advances to title game, beats Siegel 68-58

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Bearden High School is one win away from its first boys basketball state championship.

Behind a game-high 27 points from Rico White, the Bulldogs (35-2) beat Siegel 68-58 Friday evening on the campus of Middle Tennessee State in the Class AAA state semifinals.

Bearden jumped out to a 21-9 first quarter lead to take control of the game from the beginning.

A day after scoring a career-high 32 points, Ty Greene chipped in 16.

Bearden will play Craigmont Saturday night at 7 pm for the state championship.

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