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Ladies open region tourney Friday

No upset alerts were triggered during District 1-AA semifinal action in Erwin. The Unicoi County High
School Lady Devil basketball team (23-6) advanced to the championship round of the tournament
with a dominating 58-34 win over Happy Valley on Saturday, Feb. 18. The Lady Devils faced
Elizabethton in the championship round after The Erwin Record’s press deadline on Monday, Feb.
20.

The Lady Cyclones survived a scare from the Sullivan East Patriots by rallying to a 72-67 win in the
opening game of the semifinals action on Saturday.

Win or lose in the district championship game against Elizabethton, the Lady Devils will play in the first round of the Region 1-AA Tournament on Friday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. at UCHS. Their opponent has yet to be decided. In the semifinal, Happy Valley’s Mackenzie Blankenship drilled the first bucket of the game for the Lady Warriors (11-18) at the 7:03 mark but junior Lady Devil Emily Edwards’ strong first quarter performance led to eight of the Lady Devils’ 14 first quarter points.

For the remainder of this article please pick up this week's edition of The Erwin Record – on stands now!

Also…
Stay updated with The Erwin Record’s Facebook page for updates and be sure to pick up the Feb. 28 edition of The Erwin Record to get full details of the district championship and opening round action of the regional tournament.