Silverdale Baptist Academy defeated Grace Academy 52-36 on Saturday at Chattanooga State and captured its first District 5-A girls' high school basketball championship. The Lady Seahawks will be their district's top-seeded team in the Region 3 tournament later in the week.
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.