Tennessee Lady Belles Win National Championship
The Lady Belles, an 11th and 12th grade AAU team with players from Grundy and Marion County, won the United States Basketball Association National Championship in the All- American bracket in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Friday, July 12. The team includes starters Hannah Phillip, 10th grade, of the GCHS Lady Jackets and Kyla Braden, 11th grade, of the Richard Hardy Lady Hawks. Megan Ferrell and Austin Towery coach the team. The girls played in three days of pool games before defeating the D.C. Nets of Washington, D.C. in the championship game on Friday evening.