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Loachapoka girls win, advance to Elite Eight

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The Loachapoka Lady Indians beat the Holy Spirit Lady Titans, 52-44, Monday night in Montgomery in the first round of the Alabama 1A Central Regional.

They will face either Keith or Winterboro Thursday in the Elite 8.

On the boys side, the Indians fell to Keith, 71-37.

In the 2A Northeast Regional, the Lanett Panthers swept their opening regional games.

The girls game from behind to beat Sand Rock, 45-39. Eighth grader Ataiya Bridges led the Lady Panthers with 14 points. They'll face top-seed Woodland on Thursday.

On the boys' side, the Panthers knocked off Westbrook Christian, 55-41, to advance.

They will square off with rival Lafayette Thursday afternoon.

 

Jonathan Huskey

Jonathan comes to News 3 from Fort Smith/Fayetteville, Ark., where he anchored weekends and reported during the week on some of the best high school sports in the state. More>>

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