Four Memphis schools advance to Boys state tournaments

Four Memphis boys basketball teams advanced to next week’s state tournaments.  In Class AAA, defending state champion East beat Brighton, 74-54.  Southwind beat Cordova, 97-81.  In Class AA, Sheffield beat Fayette-Ware, 71-67.  In Class A, Mitchell earned the right to play for a fourth straight state title by beating Halls, 61-43.