COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Tatyana Wyatt scored eight of her 12 points in the fourth quarter to lead Columbus High to a 50-37 win over Marist on Monday in second round action in the GHSA Class AAAA state playoffs.
The Lady Devils held a slim 31-30 lead going into the final quarter before Wyatt sparked a 19-7 run to end the ballgame.
Columbus will host Columbia in the state quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Also advancing were the Kendrick Lady Cherokees, a 90-34 winner over Rabun County in Class AA. In the Class A-Public playoffs, Greenville beat Charlton County 62-59, and Randolph-Clay defeated Central-Talbotton 71-48.
Kendrick will host Greater Atlanta Christian, Greenville will play at Wilkinson County, and Randolph-Clay will play host to Towns County on Wednesday.
The Randolph-Clay boys also advanced on Tuesday, defeating Georgia Military 56-42. The Red Devils will host the winner of Tuesday's game between Hawkinsville and Seminole County.
Besides Central-Talbotton, four other area girls teams were also eliminated Monday night. Manchester (AA) lost at Jefferson 44-33, Hardaway (AAAAA) fell at Greenbrier 63-39, Brookstone (A-Private) lost at Darlington 63-28, and Marion County lost at Mitchell County 69-39.
The Northside girls play Forest Park on Tuesday night as part of a doubleheader with the Patriots boys team. They face McIntosh.