Lady Bears power their way into second round; Lady Panthers fall

One advanced. One saw their season come to an end.

The first was Houston County’s girls. They moved on to the second round of the GHSA Class AAAAAA state tournament with an overwhelmingly dominant win over Charles Drew Thursday in Freedom Field. The Lady Bears, the Region 1-AAAAAA champions, won 10-0.

They improved to 13-1-1 and will host Richmond Hill May 1 at 5 p.m. Richmond Hill is the No. 2 seed out of Region 2 and advanced with a 2-1 win over Grovetown. They will come in with a 12-5-1 record.

The one that saw their season come to an end was Perry’s girls. The Lady Panthers, the No. 4 seed out of Region 2, lost 2-0 to Richmond Academy, the No. 1 out of Region 3.

Perry ended its season 4-14-1.

Veterans also won its game against Jones County Tuesday, 7-1, and will host Whitewater Wednesday.