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Lady Trojans win region title, Trojans clinch playoff spot

PINEHURST- Fullington Academy hosted the GICAA Division 1-A West region tournament this past week and both Trojan teams made it a productive week. The Lady Trojans won the region championship by defeating Grace Christian in the semifinals 62-28 on Tuesday, and then they defeated Highland Christian in the championship game by a final score of 52-14 on Friday night.

The boys fell to Grace Christian in the semifinals 60-30 on Tuesday, before defeating Georgia Christian in the consolation game to clinch a playoff spot on Friday.

The Trojans travel to Rome to square off with Unity Christian tonight in the first round of the playoffs. The Lady Trojans are into the semifinals after winning the region and they will play Friday afternoon at South Georgia State in Douglas at 4 p.m. They will be taking on the winner of tonight’s game between Nathanael Greene and Trinity Christian.

Photos submitted by Bonnie Hauesler.

The Fullington Academy Lady Trojans with the GICAA D-1-A West region championship trophy.

Abby Mashburn looking to pass to an open teammate.

Jake Horne fires a three-pointer against Georgia Christian.

Jaden Harvey goes in for a layup.