Americus-Sumter claims second state title in five years

Americus-Sumter claims second state title in five years

MACON, Ga. (WTVM) - Trinity Jones had 21 points and Jelissa Reese added 19 as the Americus-Sumter Lady Panthers topped the Troup Lady Tigers 66-52 to claim the GHSA Class 4A Girls state basketball title on Friday afternoon at the Macon Centreplex.

The Lady Panthers (29-2) went on a 12-4 run to close out the first quarter and never looked back to claim their second state title in five years.

The Lady Tigers (27-2) were led by Amber Gilbert with 15 points, while Aniya Palmer chipped in 13.

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