The Lady Panthers entered the contest in second in the region and improved their record to 16-3 and 8-1.
Chapel HIll took a 14-9 lead in the first quarter and led 28-21 at the half. They were outscored by two in the third quarter but the fourth made all the difference as they stepped on the gas for a 24-8 quarter and the victory.
“The girls understood what they were asked and they shut them down pretty well,” said CHHS coach Scott Long.
Jazmine Lawrence led the fourth quarter surge, going 6-for-6 from the line and leading the team in rebounding.
Earnicia Washington had an all-around great performance, scoring a game high 25 points. She also finished with seven rebounds.
Kaneisha Mixon scored 14 points and both Erica Jones and Ashley Chestnut has six.
Game information was not available by deadline for the CHHS boys game.
Douglas County traveled to East Coweta Tuesday night and swept the two 3-AAAAAA region games. The DC girls (13-3, 4-1) won the early game, 63-32. The Tiger boys (10-9, 3-2) dominated the latter game, winning 102-71.
In the boys game, DC went up 30-17 after the first quarter and led 54-36 at the half. They were up 81-51 after three quarters.
Freshman Kalen Clifton led the Tigers with 28 points in only three quarters of play.
“He could have scored 40 tonight, he was so hot,” said DCHS coach Joby Boydstone. “He is going to be a special player.”
Justin Bridges scored 14 and K’Ja Johnson followed with 13. Tevin Lighty added 10 points.
“We started the group that fought back against Langston and they played well tonight,” Boydstone said. “We had some good run outs and very unselfish play.”
“We still need to work on our defense,” Boydstone added. “It is something we work on every day.”
Information for the girls game was not available by deadline. Game articles for both the DC girls and Chapel Hill boys, as well as both Alexander teams will be available in the Thursday edition of the Sentinel.