COMMERCE -- The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team moved within one victory of the Region 8-A championship on Monday in Commerce.
The Lady Lions clawed Commerce 51-28 in the 8-A semifinals to move on to the title game, where they will take on George Walton at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Commerce.
Lakeview stormed to a 21-10 first quarter lead and pulled away in the third quarter to take a 40-21 advantage.
Kaylee McClendon scored 15 points to pace the Lady Lions, while Hannah Grogan added 12 points and Schyler Miller added nine.
Hannah Davis led Commerce in the loss with 11 points. Lily Mather added eight points.
ATHENS CHRISTIAN BOYS 75,
LAKEVIEW ACADEMY 46
The Lions fell in the 8-A semifinals to top-seeded Athens Christian on Monday in Commerce.
Lakeview was outscored 27-10 in the first quarter, as Athens Christian built a sizable advantage.
The Lions will take on Hebron Christian in the 8-A third place game at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Commerce.