Girls State Tournament Elite 8 Results
10 local girls teams made the playoffs, 6 advanced to the Sweet 16, and 4 to the Elite 8. Here are the results from the last 4 teams standing.
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#2 Lumpkin County 63, #1 Cross Creek 48
For a third straight season, Lumpkin County (25-4) is in the Final 4! It was once again a convincing 63-48 win over what has become a rivalry in the playoffs with Cross Creek. This came on the road, and now sets up a semifinals matchup with Calvary Day at Ft. Valley State University on Friday, March 4 at 6 PM.
#1 Calvary Day 59, #3 Dawson County 32
The Lady Tigers (16-15) saw their season come to a close in a 59-32 loss at Calvary Day. For Dawson County, the #9-ranked team in the state, it was a phenomenal run that included four wins over ranked opponents in the last 2 weeks of the season.
#1 Banks County 61, #1 Central Macon 56
The Lady Leopards (27-3) won their 20th straight game, and this one was really close. For Banks County, it marks its first trip to the Final 4, which is against Josey.
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#2 Clinch County 56, #2 Towns County 41
Towns County (21-9) saw its season hit the end of the road in a tough road loss in the Elite 8 to Clinch County 56-21.