The season came to an end on Tuesday night for the Lady Jackets as fell behind early and couldn’t put together a big enough rally in the second half to fall on the road in the first round of the Class AAAAA State Tournament.
The Lady Jackets (16-12) had a tough start as they trailed 19-10 after one quarter and 42-21 at the half.
"It's tough to lose the last one," said Calhoun head coach Jaime Echols. "We have played a really tough schedule, but I think Jackson might have been the quickest and best overall team we played all year. I think they'll make a deep run.
"I am very proud of our team and the success we had against a very tough schedule. I will miss the seniors dearly, but I am already looking forward to next year."
Lauren Watson was the top scorer for Calhoun in the loss with 15 points, all coming on her five made 3s. Lyndi Rae Davis added 12 points, and Ashlyn Brzozoski was also in double figures with 11, including three 3s. Britiya Curtis also scored nine.
Maynard Jackson (19-4) was led by Taliah Cornish with 25 points, including three 3s. Xaviera Dyer also had a big night with 20 points, and Patsy Mosley added 12.
Maynard Jackson Girls 66, Calhoun 48
Mashburn 1, Davis 12, Watson 15, Brzozoski 11, Curtis 9
MAYNARD JACKSON (66)
Dyer 20, Mosley 12, Jewsome 2, Geathers 5, Cornish 25, Gresham 2
Cal. 10 11 13 14—48
M.J. 19 23 14 10—66
3-pointers – Calhoun 8 (Watson 5, Brzozoski 3); Maynard Jackson 5 (Cornish 3, Mosley 2), Free Throws – Calhoun 4-8; Maynard Jackson 3-5, Records – Calhoun 16-12.