Lady Crusaders top Richard Winn to capture region tournament title

Feb 10 Written by  STAFF REPORTS

The Laurens Academy Lady Crusaders capped their region tournament with a 45-23 win in the championship game over Richard Winn Academy on Saturday afternoon.

Taylor Campbell led Laurens Academy with 17 points, followed by Florence Mitchell with 10 points. Ruthie Moore scored eight points and Blair Quarles and Jennifer Wu chipped in four points each. Reagan Williamson added two points.

The Laurens Academy boys were eliminated from the region tournament in the semifinals by Anderson Christian.

All-Tournament selections were Wil Tindall and Florence Mitchell. Joshua Moore, Noah Moore and Quarles were named to the All-Region team. Taylor Campbell was the Region Tournament MVP. Campbell joined Moore as the Region Co-MVP. Lady Crusaders head coach Jason Marlett was named the Region Coach of the Year.

Brackets for the SCISA state tournament will be released on Monday or Tuesday.

The Laurens Academy middle school boys team followed up their region championship with a region tournament title on Saturday.

Olivia Huck, Cal Robertson and Andrew Codington were named to the All-Tournament team. Diamonte Grant was named Region Tournament MVP.

Last modified on Saturday, 10 February 2018 23:29