Mt. Juliet’s Lady Bears will put their 23-game winning streak on the line Saturday as they host a Class AAA sectional game. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. as 28-1 Mt. Juliet takes on 19-11 Franklin High with a berth in the BlueCross Championships next week at Middle Tennessee State University’s Murphy Center at stake.
Coach Chris Fryer’s team belted host Rossview 61-49 Wednesday in the Region 5-AAA title game, snapping a 17-game winning streak by the Lady Hawks in the process.
Franklin moved on to the sectional at Mt. Juliet after losing to Nashville Overton 57-44 in the Region 6AAA finals Wednesday.
FHS finished third in the District 11-AAA tournament -- downing Ravenwood 40-36 in the consolation game.