ROBERTA -- Crawford County just couldn’t be stopped in region play this season.
The Eagles, who went through the regular season with an undefeated record in region play, wrapped up the GHSA Region 4-AA boys region championship Saturday with an 81-67 victory over Lamar County.
Five players finished in double figures for Crawford County, which will host a first-round Class AA playoff game, tentatively set for Wednesday against Dublin.
Crawford County (23-3) made things happen in both the transition game and on the perimeter, especially in the first half. The Eagles connected on six of their eight 3-pointers in the first half, with William Jarrell hitting three in the first quarter and Damion Saffold nailing three straight from nearly the same spot on the floor in the second quarter.
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By halftime, Crawford County had opened up a 49-28 lead. The Eagles hit 17-of-28 shots (60.8 percent) in the first half.
Lamar County, which will also host a first-round playoff game, rallied a bit in the third quarter. The Trojans (11-15) went on a 12-0 run, closing their deficit to 10, before Crawford County responded and kicked its lead back up to 14 at the end of the third, leading comfortably the rest of the way.
Markieze Moore came off the bench to lead Crawford County with 20 points. Jarrell and Marcal Knolton each had 16, and Saffold added 13.
Obtavious Hampton had 23 points to pace Lamar County, with Brice Paster scoring 13 and Tre Lumpkin 11. Askdem Ogletree added his only three points on a 40-footer that beat the final buzzer.
In the third-place game, Monticello beat Northeast 78-67.