BY BRIAN HAMILTON
CARROLLTON - The Lady Pirates jumped out to an early lead and never looked back in their 47-21 region win against Heritage Christian last Monday night.
Pickens Academy jumped out to a 15-5 lead in the second quarter and a three-pointer by Britney Fitch three would increase the lead to 18-5 with 2:57 left in the first half.
A layup by Heritage Christian’s Katie Hart would make the score 20-8 with just under two minutes in the half. However, another three by Fitch and another by Lizzie Noland, along with a steal and layup by Lily Lowery helped the defending champs end the first half on an 8-2 run. The Lady Pirates led 28-10 at intermission.
See complete story in the Pickens County Herald.