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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Gordon Lee downs Mt. Paran to earn semifinal berth

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The Gordon Lee Lady Trojans are through to the semifinals of the Region 6-A basketball tournament after a hard-fought 77-67 win over the Mt. Paran Lady Eagles at Mt. Paran on Wednesday.

Gordon Lee (21-6) led 21-15 at intermission and 40-31 at halftime before holding Mt. Paran at bay in the second half.

Kassidy Blevins had 22 points and eight assists in the victory. Katelyn Lee had 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Katie Barger added 15 points, and Sara Clayton pulled down nine rebounds.

Brianna Brown had 26 points for Mt. Paran (16-7).

The Lady Trojans will meet the Southwest Atlanta Christian/Trion winner Friday at 4 p.m. The winner of the game was not known as of press time.