Georgia Highlands Lady Chargers advance to conference final four

 

Lady Chargers player Sydney Garnigan (right) blocks an East Georgia State Lady Bobcat so teammate Kayla Carter can dribble around to make a shot. Photo by Taylor Barton

Lady Chargers player Sydney Garnigan (right) blocks an East Georgia State Lady Bobcat so teammate Kayla Carter can dribble around to make a shot. Photo by Taylor Barton

The Lady Chargers earned their way through the first round of the GCAA Conference Playoffs and advanced to the Final Four, after defeating East Georgia State, 78-52, at home on Feb. 23.

The score was close through most of the game, but at the end of the third quarter, the Chargers were up with a score of 56-31. Kayla Carter, who has been named to the GCAA 1st Team All-Conference, was the top scorer with 18 points and 5 rebounds.

The Lady Chargers take on the Darton State Lady Cavaliers on Friday, Feb. 26, at South Georgia Tech in Americus. Tip-off is at 5:30 p.m. If the Lady Chargers advance on Friday, they will play in the GCAA Conference championship game on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 3 p.m. at South Georgia Tech.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is the link to stream the playoff games live: http://thegcaa.com/tournament/2015-2016/1516gcaawebstreamlinks

Deana Blankinship battles her opponent right before she gets a free throw shot.

Deana Blankinship battles her opponent right before she gets a free throw shot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Auriana Broughton high fives with others as the Lady Chargers run away with the game at the end of the third quarter. Photo by Taylor Barton

Auriana Broughton high fives with others as the Lady Chargers run away with the game at the end of the third quarter. Photo by Taylor Barton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Auriana Broughton throws the ball into play, with a watchful eye from the ref. Photo by Taylor Barton

Auriana Broughton throws the ball into play, with a watchful eye from the ref. Photo by Taylor Barton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taylor Harris (left) and Maris Crider dribble the ball into play. Photo by Taylor Barton

Taylor Harris (left) and Maris Crider dribble the ball into play. Photo by Taylor Barton