CALHOUN — The Johnson Atom Smashers are shifting on to the GHSA Class 3A semifinals after closing out the host Sonoraville Woman Phoenix 58-49 on Tuesday night time, Feb. 25.
The Atom Smashers (25-1) have prolonged their win streak to 23 video games and proceed their quest for a 3rd consecutive state title. Sonoraville completed 23-7.
“That is championship pedigree proper there,” Atom Smashers coach Brandon Lindsey mentioned. “I am so pleased with my younger ladies as a result of this can be a totally different staff from final yr. We’ve quite a lot of sophomores which can be main the way in which for us and only a handful of seniors, and so for them to play on this hostile atmosphere the way in which it was, that is simply championship pedigree.”
Johnson managed issues early on, going up 27-10 midway by the second quarter and took a 28-17 lead into the break.
Nevertheless, Sonoraville staged a livid comeback, slicing the Johnson edge to at least one possession, 47-44, with Four:17 to play within the fourth.
“It simply boiled all the way down to sheer will tonight,” Lindsey mentioned. “Generally, in video games like this, recreation plans exit the window and it is simply who desires it essentially the most.”
Sophomore Zoriah Mobley drained two clutch threes to place the Woman Smashers up 53-47 with simply over a minute to go. The guests got here up with some key stops and hit some important free throws to solidify plans for Valdosta State College on Saturday.
“Proper now, it is only one recreation at a time,” Lindsey mentioned. “Proper now, it is our subsequent opponent. We do not even know who that’s proper now. We’re excited as a result of we did get a win and anytime you do get a W, you need to be excited — particularly within the elite eight heading to the ultimate 4.”
Johnson will play the winner of Better Atlanta Christian College and Jefferson at 6 p.m. Saturday at Valdosta State College.
Zoriah Mobley 18, Amani Hamilton 10, Burgess eight, Hankerson 5, Burner 5, Baker Four, William’s Four, Westbrook Four.
Alexa Geary 18, Maliyah Parks 13, Chambers 9, Jones 6, Parker Three.
Data—Johnson 25-1; Sonoraville 23-7,
SOUTH EFFINGHAM 5,
SAVANNAH ARTS Zero
Singles—Zan Kreyenbuhl def. Kip Powers 6-2, 6-Zero; Hunter Wainwright def. Henry Traynor 6-1, 6-1; Nick Walbert def. Connor Wilkes 6-Zero, 6-2.
Doubles—Tommy Tapley/Isaiah Scott def. Ellis Finlay/Ian Palferyman 6-1, 6-Zero; Waylon Callaway/Ethan Christmas def. Graham Glass/Max Gohn 6-Zero, 6-2.
SAA Three, SEHS 1
Singles—Cami Lowry (SAA) def. Kayla Rogers 6-1, 6-1; Ariana Lipat (SAA) def. Mia Vasher 6-Zero, 6-1; Grace Brantley (SEHS) def. Hannah Pamplona 6-Four, 6-Three.
Doubles—Jennifer Primatic/Danielle Primatic (SAA) def. Hanna Sowers/Reese Heverly 6-Four, 6-1; Mackenzie Pevey/Dylan Geddis (SEHS) main Jennifer Mai/Emma Madsen 7-5, rain, suspended match.
OAKBROOK PREP 57
SUMTER, S.C. — The Bethesda Academy boys basketball staff went wire-to-wire in defeating Oakbrook Prep of Spartanburg on Monday night time within the SCISA Class 2A quarterfinals.
The Blazers of Savannah will return to the Sumter Civic Middle at eight p.m. Thursday to play Dillon (S.C.) Christian within the semifinals.
Bethesda made a season-high 19 steals, together with 9 from Zyere Edwards (15 factors, 4 assists). Robert Moore had a double-double with 20 factors and 15 rebounds together with two blocks.
Antjuan McKay collected 13 factors, seven boards and two steals. Donte Dorman scored 14 factors.
OAKBROOK PREP (57)
Innhoff 2, Grate 6, Hawkins 7, Razzaro Three, Connor Kimball 15, Caleb Smith 24.
BETHESDA ACADEMY (70)
Antjuan McKay 13, Zyere Edwards 15, Gooding 5, Donte Dorman 14, Robert Moore 20, Roberson Three.
JENKINS 9, WINDSOR FOREST 1
Janieya Houston and Gabrielle Wilson every scored a hat trick for the Warriors. Wilson added two assists, Houston one.
Objectives—J, Amaya Pound, Janieya Houston Three, Gabrielle Wilson Three objectives, Rousse Lopez, Bryann Pound. Assists—Prince Garcia, Houston, Wilson 2, Lopez 2, B. Pound.
SAVANNAH CHRISTIAN 10, JOHNSON Zero
Mary Jane Meyer and Lloya Stevens every scored a hat trick for the Raiders.
Objectives—SCPS, Mary Jane Meyer Three, Lloya Stevens Three, Isabella Carrano 2, Macy Sheley, Emily Haussler.
CALVARY DAY 12, WHEELER COUNTY 1
Ryan Anderson, Kellen Blankenship and Jackson Phillips mixed on a five-inning one-hitter because the host Cavaliers defeated Wheeler County.
Anderson began and went three innings, permitting no hits, one run (earned) and three walks with two strikeouts. Blankenship went one good inning with one strikeout. Phillips went one inning and allowed one hit with one strikeout.
W—Ryan Anderson. L—Z. Floyd. Main hitters—CDS, C. Godbee 2-Four, R, RBI, 2B; Brooks Dawson Three R; Thomas Carver 1-2, 2 R, 2 RBI; Dayyan O’Neal 2-Three, R, 2 RBI, 2B.