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Lady Raiders dominate Valwood

From Staff Reports

 

VALDOSTA – The Southland Academy Lady Raiders went down to Valdosta on Friday, January 4, and won convincingly over the Lady Valiants of Valwood by the score of 44-20 in their first game in Region 3-AAA play.

Forward Macy Williams scored 13 points to lead the Lady Raiders. Williams also got it done on the defensive end. She had five steals and blocked five shots. Calyn Fort and Haleigh Warren each scored seven points. Warren also grabbed three rebounds and created three steals. Maddie Crisp scored five points and hauled down three rebounds, and Holly McCain rounded out the scoring and rebounding with four points and seven rebounds.

Southland forward Holly McCain going up for a rebound against Valwood. McCain scored four points and grabbed seven rebounds in the Lady Raiders’ win.
Photo by Sheri Bass

The Lady Raiders have two important region games coming up. On Friday, January 11, Southland will host Tiftarea Academy at 6:30 p.m. Following the tilt with Tiftarea, the Lady Raiders will travel down to Albany on Saturday, January 12, to take on the Lady Knights of Deerfield-Windsor. Tip-off for that game is scheduled for 5 p.m.