KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The Alcoa boys basketball team stole the Rebels’ thunder on Friday night.
The Tornados blew past Maryville 89-68, snapping the Rebels’ 18-game win streak. Maryville had not lost a game dating back to Dec. 6. The streak included a two-point win over Alcoa on Jan. 12.
Maryville (22-3) will wrap up the regular season on Monday with a road trip to Bradley Central. Alcoa (16-10) visits Greeneville on Tuesday.
Down the road at Knoxville Catholic, the Irish’s 18-game win streak was also on the line.
Catholic (22-1) stayed golden, holding off Bearden 67-63. The Bulldogs (17-8) came in winners of seven consecutive games.
The Irish host Knox Christian on Tuesday. It was Bearden’s last game of the regular season.