Sweet 16 Previews: trio of teams set for second round

Eight local teams embarked on hopes of winning a state title. After the first round of state tournament action, only 3 survived to the next round. Jefferson, Tallulah Falls, and Union remain alive in postseason play. Here are the second round matchups for each. Matches are slated for Saturday.


The Lady Dragons (19-11) earned a Sweet 16 spot with a 3-0 win over Stephenson at home. Jefferson advances to play Shaw at home on Saturday. Shaw is 20-17 overall and unranked in Class 4A. Game time Saturday is 11:30 AM.


The Lady Indians (23-11) secured a second straight Sweet 16 spot with a 3-0 win over Fellowship Christian. Tallulah Falls will now take on overall #1-ranked Eagles Landing Christian. ELCA is 37-5 overall and ranked #1 in Class 1A Private. The Saturday match is scheduled to begin at 3 PM.


Union County (16-7) advanced to the Sweet 16 win an easy 3-0 win over Pepperell. The Lady Panthers will take on Johnson, Augusta in the Sweet 16. Johnson is 9-5 overall. Saturday’s game is to start at 12 PM.

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