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
Locust Grove 70, Central Gwinnett 47
Valdosta 52, Chestatee 31
Carrollton 70, MLK 46
Druid Hills 58, Riverdale 47
Greenville 67, Heard County 53
Troup 66, MLK 40
Carrollton 58, Douglass 55
Dutchtown 56, Chestatee 27
MLK 44, Central Gwinnett 38
Valdosta 58, Pebblebrook 48 (semifinals)
Carrollton 78, Locust Grove 63 (semifinals)
Riverdale 55, Heard County 48
Douglass 55, MLK 53
Greenville 55, Druid Hills 53 (semifinals)
Carrollton 62, Troup 54 (semifinals)
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)
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)