Lea Henry's Darton State basketball team won the Region 17 championship in 2013. The road to a repeat in 2014 officially began on Tuesday night.
The Lady Cavaliers held off Georgia Perimeter, 70-64, to advance to the GCAA semifinals. Shanae Armbrister, recently named as the conference's freshman of the year, had ten points and ten rebounds. Jasmine Wilson added 17 points in the win.
The victory sets up a matchup with South Georgia Tech in Americus on Friday night at 7:30.