Model High School’s Blue Devils are bound for the quarterfinal round of the GHSA’s Class AA Boys State Basketball Championship! They secured their first trip to the Elite Eight since 2015 with a 69-53 win in the Sweet 16 round over Thomasville on Saturday night down in south Georgia.
The game was tied at 30-30 at halftime. The Blue Devils battled the Bulldogs in the third quarter and took a convincing lead in the fourth quarter to seal the victory. Dane Fisher was Model’s top scorer with 17 points.
The Blue Devils will host Woodville-Tompkins in the next round of the state tournament this Wednesday night at 6 pm. Tune in for broadcast coverage on WLAQ 1410 AM/96.9 FM.