The Chattooga Lady Indians advanced in the first round of the 7AA playoffs that were held at Chattooga High School on Friday evening.
The Lady Indians defeated Heard County 76-53. The Lady Indians led 40-30 at halftime, and Makiya Parrish scored nine of her points in the final quarter to help Chattooga pull away. Faith Ann Foster added 22 points for the Lady Indians (21-6), and Ellie Martin scored 10 points. Chattooga Lady Indians move on to the Sweet 16 where they will travel to face top-seeded Early County this coming Wednesday, February 19th in Blakely, Georgia.
The Chattooga Boys defeated Temple 68-55 in first round playoffs last night as well. The Indians hit fourteen 3-pointers Friday night in a 68-55 win over Temple, with Jatorrian Williams hitting eight 3-pointers on his way to 26 points. Damien Smith scored 17 points off five 3-pointers, and Jamarious Mosteller finished with 10 points. Chattooga (22-6) led 31-25 at halftime, but Williams hit five of 3s in the final two periods to help put the game away. Chattooga’s next opponent in the Sweet 16 will be decided Saturday between top-seeded Thomasville and No. 4 seed Bleckley County.