Lady Warriors end regular season as district champs

Rick Patrick
ECB Publishing, Inc.

It has been a tough season for the Aucilla Christian Academy (ACA) Lady Warriors varsity basketball team. Despite a 9-11 record, the Lady Warriors did manage to end the regular season on a positive note by winning the Class 2A District One championship.
The Lady Warriors earned another district title as a result of defeating the Tallavana Christian School Lady Lions on Friday, Feb. 8. The Lady Warriors won the low-scoring game, 26-15. At the end of the opening period, the Lady Warriors held a close 4-3 lead. It was still anyone's game during the second quarter as the Lady Warriors opened their lead slightly during the second period and held an 11-9 advantage going into halftime. Then, in the third period, the Lady Warriors went on an 11-0 scoring run to hold a 20-9 lead at the end of the third quarter. During the final period, the Lady Warriors were able to hold the Lady Lions at bay to secure the 26-15 victory.
With the win, the Lady Warriors earned their way into the Class 2A state playoff tournament, with a return trip to Lakeland being the final goal.