HOOPS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Calvary & Woodville girls season ends - Memorial Day, St. Andrew's seek the "Ship" BC one step to the "Ship"

By Prep Sports Report Staff | March 4, 2023

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The two girls' teams from the Savannah area, Calvary Day School and Woodville-Tompkins competing for a state title appearance ended last night. Tonight, three boys' teams take to the hardwood. 


The Georgia Independent Athletic Association teams seeking to win state titles in thier respective classification, Class A are Memorial Day School and Class AAA St. Andrew's School. In Georgia High School Association Class AAAA, Benedictine looks to get to the state championship game with a win.

Girl's Playoff Recap

Lumpkin County 78, Calvary Day 31

In GHSA Class AAA, Calvary Day School (24-7) lost to defending state champion Lumpkin County (26-4) 78-31. The loss brings the end to two well know Cavaliers. Alum and head coach Jackie Hamilton ended his 18-year career as the head coach and the all-time girl's leading scorer, senior Hannah Cail. Hamilton finished with 429 wins and a GHSA Class A state title in 2008. Cail was the only Calvary player in double digits with 15 points and finished her career with 2021 points. Hannah will take her talents to Georgia College in Milledgeville.


Saint Francis girls 76, Woodville-Tompkins 36

In GHSA Class A D1 semifinal at Georgia College, Woodville-Tompkins (24-6) would take on the #1 ranked St. Francis (26-6). St. Francis would lead from the start, defeating the Wolverines 76-36. The Wolverines were led by senior guard Sanai Chisholm's 12 points. It was Woodville-Tompkin's (24-6) second trip to the GHSA semifinals in program history, the last time in 2017.



Today's Boy's state playoff schedule


GIAA CLASS A Championship

Memorial Day School (20-4) vs. Monsignor Donovan Catholic Rams (16-11) at Mercer University at 2 p.m. 


GIAA CLASS AAA Championship

St. Andrew's School (27-1) Heritage School (19-8) at Mercer University at 6 p.m. 


 GHSA AAAA Class AAAA semifinal

Benedictine Military School (18-5) vs. Fayette County (25-5) at Fort Valley State at 8 p.m


PHOTO CREDIT: WJCL Amy Zimmer twitter

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