Asheboro vs Southwestern Randolph Girls Basketball CT Tournament Championship

The Lady Cougars of Southwestern Randolph were crowned champions of the 27th annual Courier Tribune Christmas Invitational on Saturday after defeating Asheboro 59-42. The game was close early and was tied at 16 all at the end of the first quarter. Southwestern Randolph took control in the second quarter and led 27-20 at halftime. The Cougars broke open the game in the second half.

Leading the way for the Cougars was Heaven Maness who finished with 23 points. Kenzie Whitson chipped in 12 points, while Samantha Lagrama added 9. For the Blue Comets, it was Ali Durrant leading the way with 12 points. Madison Priest finished with 11 points, while Rachel Luna notched 7.