Riverdale & Stewarts Creek Cruise to Region Finals

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Both Riverdale and Stewarts Creek both blew by their competition in the Region 4-AAA Semifinals Monday night at Siegel.

The Lady Warriors, after leading 18-13 after the first quarter, outscored Lawrence County 45-to-18 in the second and third quarters, enroute to a 73-40 win.

Anastasia Hayes had 16 points for Riverdale, while Brinae Alexander chipped in 13. Riverdale will play Stewarts Creek Wednesday night at 7 for the region championship and a home sectional game.

The Lady Red Hawks, for the second consecutive year, are in the championship game after defeating Shelbyville 53-25. Stewarts Creek's defense headlined the game, giving up only six first half points to the Eaglettes.

Jamya Rogers and Lauren Flowers both had 12 points for the Lady Red Hawks.

Coming up tonight (Tuesday) on State Farm Prep Basketball, it's the boys region semifinals, featuring all Rutherford County teams. Blackman will battle Riverdale in the 6pm game while Oakland will tangle with Stewarts Creek. Winners will play in the region championship Thursday night.