The Carrollton Christmas Tournament will feature plenty of Black and Gold in the championship rounds on Saturday evening after both the girls' and boys' squads advanced out of the semifinals on Friday night.

The Lady Trojans opened the action with a 78-63 win over Locust Grove behind a 30-point performance from senior post Elexus Bell, setting up a 6 p.m. championship showdown against Valdosta on Saturday.

The Trojans knocked off Troup in the late game Friday for a 62-54 triumph, and they'll match up with Greenville in Saturday's title tilt at 7:30 p.m. on Criswell Court.

Marcellious Lockett led Carrollton with 15 points, followed by Jeffery Hodges with 12.

Carrollton Christmas Tournament

Dec. 21-23

Thursday's Results

Girls Bracket

Pebblebrook (bye)

Locust Grove 70, Central Gwinnett 47

Valdosta 52, Chestatee 31

Carrollton 70, MLK 46

Boys Bracket

Druid Hills 58, Riverdale 47

Greenville 67, Heard County 53

Troup 66, MLK 40

Carrollton 58, Douglass 55

Friday's Results

Girls Bracket

Dutchtown 56, Chestatee 27

MLK 44, Central Gwinnett 38

Valdosta 58, Pebblebrook 48 (semifinals)

Carrollton 78, Locust Grove 63 (semifinals)

Boys Bracket

Riverdale 55, Heard County 48

Douglass 55, MLK 53

Greenville 55, Druid Hills 53 (semifinals)

Carrollton 62, Troup 54 (semifinals)

Saturday's Schedule

Girls Bracket

Chestatee vs. Central Gwinnett, 9 a.m.

Dutchtown vs. Locust Grove, noon

MLK vs. Pebblebrook, 3 p.m.

Valdosta vs. Carrollton, 6 p.m. (championship)

Boys Bracket

Heard County vs. MLK, 10:30 a.m.

Riverdale vs. Troup, 1:30 p.m.

Druid Hills vs. Douglass, 4:30 p.m.

Greenville vs. Carrollton, 7:30 p.m. (championship)

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