The McEachern Lady Indians advanced to the state finals for the second time in three seasons with a 64-27 victory over South Forsyth.
Known for its uptempo style and pressure defense McEachern wasted little time getting out the gate fast against South Forsyth and their half court style. The Indians raced out to a 23-5 lead at the end of the first quarter and coasted to victory.
T’ea Cooper has been McEachern’s leading scorer all season and was again tonight scoring a game-high 21 points. Cooper also had 6 assists, 5 steals and 4 rebounds. Caliya Robinson did her normal box score stuffing with 16 points, 13 rebounds, 9 blocks, 6 assists and 4 steals. Taylor Gordon finished with 12 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals while Aunesha Williams chipped in 8 points, 7 rebounds and swiped 4 steals.
South Forsyth was led by Sarah Myers’ 12 points.
McEachern won its 24th consecutive game improving to 27-2 and will meet Archer (29-3) next Saturday in the Macon Coliseum for the class 6A championship. Archer defeated Lowndes 78-67 behind 29 points from Madison Newby to advance to the finals for the first time in the schools history.