Lady Volunteers top Newberry, advance to state title

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By Robert Howey

GREENVILLE - The Andrew Jackson High School Lady Volunteers topped Newberry High School 62-48 in the Class AA Upper State championship game on Saturday afternoon, March 1, to advance to the state championship.

Andrew Jackson, 23-3, was led by senior ace Dareisha Sowell, who netted 40 points in the contest. Sowell, an all state pick, was 18 of 20 at the free throw line and scored 30 points in the second half.

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