The host Andrew Jackson teams advanced to the championship round in opening round play in the annual Comporium Christmas Classic in the Vols’ gym on Tuesday night.
The Lady Volunteers downed North Central for the third time this season, taking a 53-31 win over the Lady Knights.
The AJ girls opened an early lead after one, 11-6, and steadily pulled away for the 22-point win.
The Lady Vols led 22-18 at the half and held a 30-27 spread with a period to play.
AJ sealed the issue with a 23-4 final period run for the 53-31 win.