Dominion Christian outscored Holy Spirit 15-6 in the third quarter to pull away for a 55-43 win Tuesday in the first round of the GISA Region 1AAA tournament.
The win secured a state playoff berth for the Knights.
Caleb Raines scored 16 of his 24 points in the second half for Dominion (13-8), while Trystin Merson added 10 points off the bench.
Cornerstone Prep 86, Peachtree Academy 66: Josh Greene and Aamir Broadwater each scored 18 points to lead Cornerstone to a win in the first round of the GAPPS state tournament.
Aamir narrowly missed a triple-double as he also had nine rebounds and eight blocks. Austin Redd scored 17 points with nine rebounds and four assists.
Cornerstone (24-6) will compete against Community Christian (22-5) on Saturday in the state quarterfinals at Central Georgia Tech in Macon.
North Cobb 15, Campbell 8: Kacy Handszel had four goals and Alexa Doherty had three goals and an assist as the Lady Warriors opened the season with a victory.
Kaelyn Geathers and Sophia Soriano each scored two goals. Molly Clark, Alyssa Curto, Madison Diaz and Camila Nickoloff each added one.
Kathryn Bywaters made three saves in goal.
North Cobb will host Cherokee on Thursday.
Whitefield Academy 2, Holy Innocents’ 0: Joel McKinney and Jason Dinschel each found the back of the net in the Wolfpack’s victory.
Jack Krahel made five saves in goal for Whitefield (2-2), which will face Fort Payne (Ala.) on Friday at Vestavia Hills High School in Vestavia Hills, Alabama.
Campbell 9, South Cobb 0: Sophie Wilson and Gabby West each scored two goals to help lead the Lady Spartans to victory.
Nicole Knight, Lailah Stewart, Asia Dabney, Kennedy Crowder and Savannah Obert each added a goal.
Grace Waldon recorded the shutout in goal for Campbell, which will host Allatoona on Thursday.
Holy Innocents’ 4, Whitefield Academy 1: Avery Fassnacht’s goal wasn’t enough as the Lady Wolfpack fell to Holy Innocents’.
Anna Burkett had the assist for Whitefield (1-1), which will travel to Lovett on Thursday.
North Cobb 5, Etowah 3. Zia Tomlin had to goals to lead the Lady Warriors to a non-region victory.
North Cobb (2-1) trailed 3-2 at the half, but it outscored Etowah 3-0 in the second.
Reagan Schooler made six saves in goal to preserve the win for the Lady Warriors, who will host Lassiter on Friday.