Lady Warriors crush Cleburne County, advance to Class 4A, Area 10 title game

Cherokee County High School’s Mary Hayes Johnson drives up the court against Cleburne County during their Class 4A, Area 10 tournament game on Tuesday. Photo by Billy Garrett.

Staff Reports

CENTRE – Audrey Haygood and Mary Hayes Johnson both scored in doubled figures to lead the Cherokee County Lady Warriors to a convincing 64-14 Class 4A, Area 10 girls basketball tournament victory over Cleburne County on Tuesday.

Haygood had a game-high 18 points, including a pair of 3-pointers. Johnson rang for 15 points. She also sank a pair of treys for the Lady Warriors (21-7).

Ella Garmany gained seven points. Ellisan Givens and Nevaeh Gaidurgis both finished with five points.

Faith Brown topped Cleburne County with 11 points.

Cherokee County jumped out to an 18-6 first-quarter advantage and cruised to a 40-9 halftime lead. The Lady Warriors led 58-14 after three quarters.

Cherokee County advances to Friday’s area tournament championship game where they will face Jacksonville at 6 p.m. The Lady Golden Eagles defeated White Plains 53-44 in other area tournament action on Tuesday.

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