After an exciting weekend of hoops, both the Lady Broncos and Broncos will be headed to the Sweet 16 of the GHSA State Basketball Tournament
The Lady Broncos came from behind in the first round to defeat the South Forsyth Eagles by a final score of 46-38 on Friday night. N'dea Jones led the charge w/ 18 points, while Nkemji Okonkwo hit some huge shots during the comeback on her way to 13 points. The Lady Broncos Sweet 16 matchup will be on Wednesday (6:00pm) in Moultrie, GA; home of the #1 seed from Region 1-AAAAAAA, the Colquitt County Packers
The Broncos won their first state playoff game since 2004 by holding on to defeat Region 5-AAAAAAA Champion Milton Eagles 61-58. Bubba Parham (20), Trae Higginbotham (14) and Markus Smith (13) paced the Broncos in their upset win. The Broncos will continue on the road Thursday night (7:00pm) in Powder Springs against the #2 seed from 3-AAAAAAA, the Hillgrove Hawks.