Tide girls’ tourney run comes to close

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Bland held off a late Galax rally in the MED semifinals


MAX MEADOWS -- Galax outscored season champion Bland County 27-17 in the second half, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a poor start and the Maroon Tide was ousted in the MED girls’ semifinals with a 45-39 loss Saturday morning. Galax trailed 13-2 after eight minutes and was down 28-12 at intermission before coming to life. Burgandy Bobbitt led Galax with 11 points, while Kirby Mustard’s 13 were high for the Bears. Both teams advance to the Region C Division tournament, with Galax traveling to Parry McCluer yesterday (Tuesday).

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