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ASHS girls take region championship, set sights on state crown

AMERICUS – The Americus-Sumter High School (ASHS) Lady Panthers capped off the region playoffs on Feb. 12 in Americus, solidifying their number-one spot in region 1-AAAA competition with a 26-1 record on the season to date. The ASHS girls earned their place at the top with a 69-62 thrashing of the Westover Lady Patriots in Americus.
With yet another win under their belts and the number-one state ranking, the Lady Panthers now set their sights on an even larger prize, the state crown. The state playoffs are scheduled to kick off in Americus on Feb. 16, with the Lady Panthers taking on the Spalding Lady Jaguars at 6:00 p.m. in the Panther Den for the first round. The winner of this test will move on to the second round, scheduled to take place on Feb. 19.
A complete article detailing the Lady Panthers’ region championship win will be included in the Feb. 17 edition of the Americus Times-Recorder.