CHS Indians Advance In State Playoffs

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.