The Lady Warriors (3-0), who played at Philips Arena in Atlanta on Wednesday, were led by Jessi Fuller’s 22-point effort on Thursday, while Anna Piecoro and Jordan Francis both dropped in eight points apiece.
“We fought through fatigue from playing on back-to-back days and pulled out a good win against a good team,” noted OMA coach Terrell Barkley.
The Lady Warriors will go after their third win in three days back at home against Brandon Hall tonight at 6 p.m.
In other prep basketball action from Thursday:
OMA boys 56, Harvester Christian 12: Wade Mason posted a double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Warriors (3-0).
The Central High School wrestling team dropped a 58-15 decision to Alexander on Wednesday evening, getting wins from Jarrett Thomas at 160 pounds, Joe Simpkins at 170 and Kirey Thompson at 195.
In junior-varsity action, the Lions took 16 grapplers and won 12 of the 23 matches.
Second-year Central coach Marcus Marenda said it was a good experience for his team to face one of the top programs from Class AAAA in the early-season test.
“We were very fortunate to have a matchup with them at this point in the season. I thought we wrestled very tough against a team that brings back a number of state qualifiers and state placers from last season,” Marenda said. “For a young squad, we are definitely showing a good learning curve. I was very impressed with Simpkins and winning his match against a returning state qualifier.”
The West Georgia Technical College men’s basketball team knocked off Emmanuel College’s JV squad in a 79-62 decision on Wednesday evening, using a balanced offensive attack to improve to 2-5 on the young season.
Blair Austin, Ryan Jones and Alyia Hennings all scored 12 points for the Golden Knights, while Victor Wynn dropped in 11 and Randazerro Chaney posted 10 points.