The Bremen High School girls' basketball team kept its season alive with a 56-49 victory over Ringgold in the opening round of the Region 6-AAA Tournament on Monday evening at Sonoraville.
The Lady Blue Devils had huge offensive efforts from Ashlynn Hodges and Morgan Cashen, with the duo combining for 47 of the team's 56 points.
Hodges scored a game-high 25 points, while Cashen was right behind her with 22 points. Hodges scored 14 in the fourth quarter to seal the deal.
Bremen will face rival Haralson County in the next round on Wednesday evening at 7 for the right to move on to the semifinals and earn a state playoff berth.
Haralson County girls 58, Murray County 33: The No. 8 Rebelettes moved on to the quarterfinal round with the 25-point win on Monday evening. Alexis Boykin, the Region 6-AAA Player of the Year, led the charge with 29 points, followed by all-region selection Tori Causey with 11.
No. 3 Carrollton boys 3, No. 10 Starr's Mill 2: Opening the season in a top-10 showdown, the Trojans (1-0) rallied for the victory on Monday evening by overcoming a 2-0 deficit in the final 10 minutes for the dramatic finish.
Alex Calix got Carrollton on the board on an assist from Melquin Juarez and Marvin Gomez tied the game up at 2-all on a free kick with roughly four minutes to go. Gomez found the back of the net again on an assist from Javier Turcios for the game-winner with 1:20 remaining on the clock.
The Trojans return to action next Tuesday at Bremen.
Carrollton JV boys 2, Starr's Mill 0: The Trojans also had a big win in the junior-varsity showdown, getting goals from Jorge Lopez and Brandon Barrios.