Senior defenders lead Lady Bulldogs into state tournament


Andrew Peters, Sports Editor

Seniors Grace Roddy, Kendall Scott, and Emma Daniels helped Bearden preserve its 14th clean sheet of the year on Saturday night, but no defensive statement all year was more important.

The trio of senior defenders has helped lead the Bearden back line all year, and they came through again Saturday in the Lady Bulldogs’ 2-0 win over rival Farragut that propelled them into the state tournament.

Bearden (15-6-2) will now play Brentwood (10-3) in Murfreesboro in the first round at 5:30 p.m. Eastern time.

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