Josey Lady Eagles basketball team rose to the state championship at Macon Centerplex. Lady Eagles won Georgia High School Association 2A state title over Fannin County, 47-42. It is the programme’s first state championship since 1998.
Josey pulled 38-30 on his way into the fourth quarter, but outscored Fannin County 17 to 4 in the final frame. The Lady Eagles defense has defined its season, and it also turned out to be the difference in the state championship, scoring 22 points on turnover, against 11 for the Lady Rebels.