Top-seeded Galax bolted to a 27-point halftime lead and claimed a 50-point win in the Region C Division 1 quarterfinals Wednesday in Galax, pounding Holston 78-28.
Galax (21-2) led 17-4 after eight minutes and widened the gap to 37-10 by halftime over the No. 8 Cavaliers (5-17).
Justin Hash (12 points), Austin Pack (11) and Jerad Brown (10) led a dozen Maroon Tide players in the scoring column. Tyler Smith’s 17 points were high for Holston.