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Lady Wolverines Are Fourth Seed in State Tournament

By EDDY GIFFORD
Sports Writer

Photo by Eddy Gifford – Brooklyn Konrad and the Lady Wolverines faced St. Francis yesterday in Alpharetta in the first round of the A D1 State Tournament. The Lady Wolverines were the four seed from Region 7, and the Lady Knights were the one seed from Region 6.

The Dade County High School Lady Wolverines basketball team traveled to Armuchee on Tuesday, Feb. 13 to face the Lady Indians to determine the third and fourth seeds for the upcoming state tournament.

Dade County had secured their spot in the tournament by defeating the Chattooga Lady Indians in their first region tournament game. After falling to region champion Trion, they now faced the Lady Indians to see who the three and four seeds would be.

The Lady Wolverines found themselves very much in the game after the first quarter, as Armuchee held a two-point lead, 10-8.\

The Lady Wolverines had trouble getting the ball to fall in the second quarter, but the Lady Indians struggled as well. At the end of the first half, the Lady Indians held a 21-13 lead.

The second half was all Armuchee as Dade struggled to score. At the end of the third quarter, the Lady Indians had built a 16 point lead, 39-23.

The fourth quarter was more of the same, and Armuchee cruised to a 50-31 win to claim the third seed in the upcoming tournament while the Lady Wolverines earned fourth seed.

Andi Norwood, Brooklyn Konrad, and Brianna Marlowe led Dade County with six points each.

Armuchee 10 11 18 11 50
Dade Co. 08 05 10 08 31

Dade – Megan Edwards 2, Kailyn Castleberry 6, Zariah Hughes, Adilynn Gross 5, Andi Norwood 6, Alexus Atterton, Brooklyn Konrad 6, Brianna Marlowe 6.

The Lady Wolverines advanced to the first round of the state tournament and traveled to Alpharetta yesterday, Feb. 20, to face the St. Francis Lady Knights.

The Lady Knights are A D1 Region 5 champions with a 6-0 region record and 19-7 overall and are currently ranked number one in A D1 and the sixth ranked team in Georgia (all classifications).

Other Region 7 teams in the tournament are Armuchee at Galloway, Darlington hosting Mt Pisgah Christian, and Trion hosting Paideia.

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