The Bacon County Lady Red Raiders ended their regular season with a pair of Region 2-AA home losses to Vidalia and Jeff Davis.
BCHS (1-16 overall, 1-12 region) entered Monday’s opening round of the region tournament at Toombs County Middle School as the 10th-seed and on a five-game losing streak.
The Lady Red Raiders faced Metter at 4 p.m., in the first game. BCHS would play the 4 p.m., game each of the first three days should it put together a winning streak.
Results of the tournament will appear in next week’s edition of the Alma Times.
The Lady Red Raiders fell 77-27 to 10th-ranked (MaxPreps and Atlanta Journal-Constitution) Vidalia last Tuesday. The Lady Indians won the first meeting 86-28 on January 7.
Friday’s finale at R.T. Johnson Gymnasium ended with a 42-26 loss to Jeff Davis on Senior Night. The Lady Yellow Jackets posted a 50-32 victory in Hazlehurst on Jan. 14.
Bacon County finished the year 0-9 at home.
No. 10 Vidalia 77, BCHS 27
The Lady Indians rolled to an eighth straight win jumping out to a 16-point first quarter advantage and coasting from there.
Vidalia built a commanding 22-6 lead after the opening eight minutes. The Lady Indians increased their advantage to 47-15 by intermission following a 25-9 second quarter scoring advantage.
The margin continued to swell during a 22-6 third quarter run giving Vidalia a 65-21 lead entering a “mercy rule” fourth quarter.
Kara Moore led the Lady Red Raiders with 15 points. Ashton Kight and Destiny Lankford followed with five and four points respectively. Joslyn Johnson netted two points and Matarlyn Washington finished with a free throw.
Vidalia got a game-high 16 points from Regan Norfleet and 13 from Kardejah Anderson.
Jeff Davis 42, BCHS 26
Neighboring rival Jeff Davis spoiled festivities on Senior Night with a 16-point win.
The Lady Yellow Jackeets held a slim 8-7 lead after the first period. Jeff Davis extended the margin to 20-12 at the break.
An 11-4 third quarter scoring advantage gave Jeff Davis a 31-16 lead with eight minutes to play.
Shlyrick Locke led the Lady Yellow Jackets with a game-high 11 points.
Bacon County was paced by Moore’s nine points. Kight and Madison Taylor followed with six and five points respectively.
Kate Vonier, Washington and Lankford contributed two points each.