High School Sports

Final: Wesleyan 89, Savannah Christian 65 (Roundup, running score)

Anne Marie Armstrong scored 16 of Wesleyan's 28 second quarter points to power the Lady Wolves to an 89-65 win Thursday over Savannah Christian in a GHSA Class AA girls semifinal at the Macon Coliseum.

The 6-foot-2 junior finished with 40 points and 17 rebounds to help Wesleyan into the finals where it will play Paideia at 3 p.m. Saturday in the championship.

Wesleyan improved to 29-3 while Savannah Christian's season ends at 21-8.

The Lady Wolves pressure put Savannah Christian in a hole in the second quarter, and the Lady Raiders never recovered. The margin reached 27 in the second half before Savannah Christian found a rhythm.

Wesleyan had 16 steals and was 21-of-28 from the free-throw line en route to its fourth-highest point total of the year. The 89 points was the most given up by Savannah Christian all year by 34 points. The Lady Raiders lost to Calvary Day 55-36 in late January, their last defeat.

Running scoreFirst quarter

SCA 0, Wesleyan 0, 8:00

First quarter

Wesleyan 2 SCA 0 7:55

Wesleyan 4 SCA 0 7:35 Wesleyan 7 SCA 1 5:55

Wesleyan 11 SCA 5 3:59

Wesleyan 13 SCA 7 2:23

Wesleyan 13 SCA 9 2:03

Wesleyan 16 SCA 9 1:36

Wesleyan 16 SCA 13 :28

Wesleyan 16 SCA 13 end of quarter

Second quarter

Wesleyan 20 SCA 13 6:38

Wesleyan 24 SCA 15 5:38

Wesleyan 25 SCA 15 5:38

Wesleyan 25 SCA 18 5:22

Wesleyan 27 SCA 18 5:10

Wesleyan 30 SCA 21 4:18

Wesleyan 32 SCA 21 3:03

Wesleyan 34 SCA 23 1:31

Wesleyan 36 SCA 24 :30

Wesleyan 39 SCA 24 :17

Wesleyan 41 SCA 24 :05

Wesleyan 41 SCA 26 :03

Wesleyan 44 SCA 26 end of quarter

Third quarter

Wesleyan 45 SCA 28 7:23

Wesleyan 48 SCA 28 7:06

Wesleyan 48 SCA 32 6:09

Wesleyan 50 SCA 32 5:56

Wesleyan 52 SCA 34 5:29

Wesleyan 56 SCA 34 4:49

Wesleyan 56 SCA 35 3:55

Wesleyan 56 SCA 37 3:36

Wesleyan 58 SCA 37 3:25

Wesleyan 60 SCA 37 2:36

Wesleyan 60 SCA 39 2:07

Wesleyan 62 SCA 39 1:23

Wesleyan 66 SCA 41 end of quarter

Fourth quarter

Wesleyan 72 SCA 47 6:25

Wesleyan 73 SCA 49 5:10

Wesleyan 74 SCA 53 3:39

Wesleyan 76 SCA 55 3:10

Wesleyan 76 SCA 56 2:54

Wesleyan 79 SCA 58 2:20

Wesleyan 80 SCA 58 2:04

Wesleyan 82 SCA 58 1:42

Wesleyan 82 SCA 60 1:21

Wesleyan 86 SCA 65 :36

Wesleyan 89 SCA 65 FINAL

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