Sonoravilles' Maliyah Parks

Sonoraville’s Maliyah Parks (34) dribbles up the court past Allatoona’s Beth Hammon during a game earlier this season. (Larry Greeson, For the Calhoun Times)


Cedar Grove girls (11-6) at Sonoraville (18-8)

GAME INFO: Will be played on Friday at 6 p.m.

SEEDS: Sonoraville is the No. 2 seed from Region 6-AAA; Cedar Grove is the No. 3 seed from Region 5-AAA.

STATE RANKINGS: Sonoraville – No. 14 in the MaxPreps Class AAA rankings; Pace Academy – No. 24.

SONORAVILLE INFO: The Lady Phoenix are in the state tournament for the sixth straight season and have been to the second round in two of those appearances (2015-16, 2012-13). …They have been a defensive-first minded team this season, allowing 46.1 points per game and holding their opponents to 40 or less 11 times. …Sonoraville has won four of five and five of seven going into the state tournament.

CEDAR GROVE INFO: After starting the season 4-5, the Lady Saints have cranked it up of late, winning seven of their last eight games going into the state tournament. …They have won a lot of low-scoring games this season as their defense has only allowed 35.6 points per game. …This is Cedar Grove’s second straight trip to the state tournament and they are led by junior Jayda Jackson who averages 16.1 points and 9.4 rebounds per game.