Girls State Tournament Sweet 16 Results

10 local girls teams made the playoffs, and 6 advanced to the Sweet 16. On Friday night, Banks County, Dawson County, Lumpkin County, and Towns County remained in the hunt! Here are the girls results from the Sweet 16.



#1 Langston Hughes 51, #2 Habersham Central 27

The 2-seeded Lady Raiders (18-9) took on Langston Hughes on the road, and dropped a 51-27 decision that proved to be the end of the line for Hab Central.


#2 Lumpkin County 66, #1 Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe 32

Lumpkin, the #2-ranked team in the state, made a gigantic statement in a 66-32 thumping of 1-seed and #5-ranked Lakeview-Fort Ogelthorpe on their own floor. The Lady Indians (24-4) drained 11 3-pointers, handing LFO its first in-state loss all season. Averie Jones had 24 points and 6 3-pointers, and hauled in 10 rebounds. Kate Jackson had 15 points and 13 boards, and Mary Mullinax had 14 points, 13 rebounds, and 6 assists. Lexi Pierce finished with 11 points and 5 rebounds, as Lumpkin advances to a third consecutive Elite 8.

#3 Dawson County 58, #4 Adairsville 37

The Lady Tigers (16-14), ranked #9 overall, took a 58-37 win over Adairsville to advance to the Elite 8. Adairsville had just 2 buckets in the entire second half, as Dawson County pulled away. Abby Samples-Slaton had 15 points, as did Kendra Coker. It was a tight 28-22 game at the half in favor of the Lady Tigers, but they pulled away with a stellar second-half effort.


#1 Banks County 53, #3 North Cobb Christian 35

The Lady Leopards (26-3) ran the win streak now to 19 with an easy 53-35 win over North Cobb Christian. Kamryn Grier and Carley Segars both put up 12 points apiece, and Addison Hoard and Ryleigh Murphy both had 9. Reese Murphy added 8, and Madison Adams 3 as Banks County rolls on to the Elite 8.


#1 Oglethorpe County 51, #2 Rabun County 50

The Lady Wildcats (24-4) fell in a heart-breaking 51-50 final at Oglethorpe County. Mili Watts led the team with 16 points and 6 rebounds to go with 6 steals. Ellie Southards had 15 points and 8 boards, Lucy Hood had 12 points and 6 rebounds, and Trea Blalco and Mary Lovell had 7 and 5 points, respectively. This marks the end of the season for Rabun County.


#2 Towns County 66, #4 Chattahoochee County 57

Towns County (21-8), the #7 team in the state, continues its unreal season with a 66-57 win over Chattahoochee County on the home court. Brelan Sieveking scored a team-high 18 points, Laura Mauldin added 12, Kaleigh Beaver 9 points, and 8 points each for Sarah Shook and Tabitha Barnes. The Lady Indians advance to the Elite 8!

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