Posted On: 03/17/19 8:30 AM
Wooddale head coach Keelon Lawson sat Chandler Lawson in the second quarter as he felt his son was being pushed around by the smaller Knoxville Fulton forwards.
As Chandler sat, the Falcons built a 30-23 lead in the early minutes of the third quarter.
It was an unusual learning lesson for Chandler, who has held his own against elite competition in the past. But in the third quarter, Chandler got going for the Cardinals (33-4), scoring eight of his 16 points to help Wooddale win its first-ever Class AA State Championship Saturday afternoon inside the Murphy Center.
Chandler finishes his high school basketball career with four state titles. He also ends it with two MVP trophies, but if his father ha