The Evans girls became the first county team to advance to the 2012-2013 GHSA AAAAA Girls State Basketball Tournament.
At the Region 2-AAAAA Girls Basketball Tournament’s first round at Jones County Tuesday afternoon, the No. 1 seed Lady Knights from 2A held off 2B’s No. 4 seed Jones County, 52-48.
Tied at nine after one quarter, the Lady Knights (17-7, 9-1) led 24-17 at the half but the Lady Greyhounds (8-16, 0-7) cut it to 36-32 after three quarters.