Darlington 56, Holy Innocents’ 46
Adding another entry to their long list of memorable moments, the Lady Tigers used a dominating fourth quarter effort to saddle the Lady Bears with a rare home loss.
Maggie Beth Atha scored seven of her team-high 18 points in the final eight minutes to help Darlington flip a six-point deficit into a double-digit victory.
The win came less than two weeks after the Lady Tigers defeated No. 1-ranked Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy, 47-46.
Terar Stewart finished with 16 points and Bailey Brock added 11 in Saturday’s win for Darlington.
“It’s a huge win for us,” said Darlington coach Josh Hembree. “The beat the No. 1 team in the state at our place, and then beat the No. 2-ranked team at their place, it gives the girls a lot of confidence about what they can do.”
Darlington went 10-of-13 at the foul line in the fourth quarter and outscored Holy Innocents’ 28-10 in the period.
“The girls just just stepped up and rose to the occasion today,” said Hembree.
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