Dresden Lady Lions back in Murfreesboro in hopes of winning Class A state title

 Dresden Lady Lions back in Murfreesboro in hopes of winning Class A state title

(This article features audio with Coach Jonathan West and players Paisley Pittman, Lucy Curry, Maggie Oliver, Keely Swatzell, Allie Spaulding, and Kaylee Jarred.)

The Dresden Lady Lions (25-7) begin a run for a state championship Wednesday afternoon when they face Wayne County in the TSSAA Class A Quarterfinals in Murfreesboro.

Dresden goes into Wednesday’s game as the District 13A and Region 7A champions with a 6-o postseason record and winners of seven straight.

Jonathan West is in his 19th season as the the head coach of the Lady Lions. His overall record is 383-191. Coach West is leading Dresden girls to state for the fifth time. His assistant coaches are Robert Browning and Steve Jaco.

Following Saturday night’s 69-46 Class A sectional win over Westwood, Coach West talked with Thunderbolt Radio Sports’ Vic Durall…

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Several Lady Lions also joined Durall on the post-game show.

Junior Paisley Pittman…

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Senior Lucy Curry…

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Senior Maggie Oliver…

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Senior Keely Swatzell…

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Sophomore Allie Spaulding…

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Sophomore Kaylee Jarred…

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The rest of the Lady Lions roster includes sophomores Haylee Jarred and Mollie Oliver and freshmen Gracie Adams, Elizabith Jarred, and Kaitlyn Ritz.

Game time for Dresden’s Class A quarterfinal matchup with Wayne County is Wednesday afternoon at 2:45 with the broadcast beginning at 1:45 on MIX 101.3.