Fifth-seeded Central won 57-42 at fourth-seeded East Hamilton in a District 6-AA high school boys' basketball tournament game Friday. The Purple Pounders move on and will play in a semifinal against the Red Bank-Howard winner at Hixson today at 2:45 p.m.
Kelley Smiddie is a sports writer who has worked at the Times Free Press for 12 years. He covers high school sports and softball. Kelley’s hometown is Chattanooga, and he graduated from Brainerd High School and graduated Chattanooga State and UTC. Contact Kelley at 423-757-6653 or firstname.lastname@example.org.