OAKWOOD, Ga. — No. 2-ranked White County won its 10th straight game on Tuesday, taking an 80-9 road win over West Hall in Region 7-3A action.
The Lady Warriors (10-1, 2-0 Region 7-3A) led 20-4 after the first quarter and used a 31-0 second quarter to put things out of reach.
Emma Lightsey paced White County with 18 points. Claire Beckman had 16 and Maci Shelnut and Naomi Roberts each scored 10 points for the Lady Warriors.
West Hall (2-9, 0-3 Region 8-4A) was led by Yatsar Matos and Antwianna Slaton with 3 points each.
White County next will play host to Gilmer on Friday while West Hall will entertain Stephens County.
FLOWERY BRANCH 48
The Lady Dragons opened their Region 8-5A schedule with a big win at home.
The win for Jefferson (2-6, 1-0 Region 8-5A) snapped a six-game losing streak while at the same time it handed Flowery Branch (6-3, 1-1 Region 8-5A) its first region loss and snapped its six-game winning streak.
Jefferson rallied from an early 10-5 deficit, outscoring the Lady Falcons 36-22 in the second and third quarters to take a 41-32 lead into the fourth. Flowery Branch chipped away in the final eight minutes but missed several free throws down the stretch.
Eve Knights paced Jefferson with 16 points while Anni Aldridge added 11, 8 coming in the second half and 7 in the fourth quarter to help hold off the Lady Falcons. Skyler Brady and Emeri Billings each had 9 points for the Lady Falcons.
Branch was led by 26 points from Bella Brick. Amyia Scott added 11 for the Lady Falcons.
Flowery Branch next will take on Commerce at home on Saturday. Jefferson will be back in region action on Friday traveling to Winder-Barrow.
RABUN GAP 54
Ava Grace Watson scored 25 points to lead Buford (7-0) past Rabun Gap at the Buford Arena on Tuesday.
The Class 7A fourth-ranked Lady Wolves will play host to Calhoun on Saturday in the North Georgia Showcase. Tip-off is 1 p.m.
CHEROKEE BLUFF 61,
FORSYTH CENTRAL 34
Cherokee Bluff ran its win streak to eight with a lopsided non-region win at home on Tuesday.
Mia Williams poured in 20 points to go with 4 rebounds while Audrey Graham and Emma Reynolds each scored 9 points and combined for 12 rebounds and 4 blocks for the Lady Bears (8-1).
Corey Hammond had 7 points and Claire Carlson had 8 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists, and 5 blocks for Bluff.
The Lady Bears will jump back in Region 8-4A action on Friday playing host to East Hall.
NORTH HALL 57,
CEDAR SHOALS 43
The Lady Trojans snapped a two-game losing streak with a region road win.
North Hall (6-3, 2-1 Region 8-4A) led 29-20 at the break and slowly pulled away in the second half.
Athena Vachtsevanos paced North Hall with 15 points, including three 3 -pointers. Kristina Peach added 12 points, including three 3-pointers, and freshman Genesis Satterfield had 11 points for the Lady Trojans.
North Hall outrebounded the Lady Jaguars (2-5, 1-2) 32-15 for the game.
Next up for North Hall will be Johnson in another region contest on Friday at home.
NORTH OCONEE 58,
EAST FORSYTH 54
The Lady Broncos (5-4, 2-2 Region 8-4A) staged a big second half rally but fell short at home on Tuesday.
It was the third straight win for the Lady Titans (7-3, 2-1 Region 8-4A).
East Forsyth will continue a tough stretch traveling to No. 9 Chestatee on Friday in another region contest.
RABUN COUNTY 57,
STEPHENS COUNTY 25
The Class A Division 1 fifth-ranked Lady Wildcats remained unbeaten on the season with a win over the Class 3A Lady Indians at home on Tuesday.
Lucy Hood had 13 points, 4 rebounds, and 4 assists to lead Rabun County.
Ellie Southards added 12 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 steals and Mary Lovell had 10 points and 5 rebounds for the Lady Wildcats.
Rabun County (7-0) will play host to Walhalla (SC) on Friday.
LANIER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 42,
KILLIAN HILL CHRISTIAN 38
The Lady Lightning snapped a two-game losing streak and picked up their first region win of the season.
Camille Hoffmann had a monster game for LCA (5-5, 1-0 in GAPPS) pouring in 13 points and grabbing 18 rebounds. Ellie Roberts led all scorers with 15 points and pulled down 6 boards for the Lady Lightning.
Lesah Hoffmann added 7 points and had two huge blocks late before fouling out to help preserve the win.
LCA next will play in the Jingle Bells Tournament hosted by Sugar Hill Christian with a pair of games on Friday.