ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. - In a match-up of two of the top-ranked teams in Tennessee, Elizabethton beat Grainger Wednesday night 77-51 to win the Region 1-AA Championship.
Elizabethton scored off of the opening tip when Kayla Marosites knocked down a jump shot just five seconds into the game.
Grainger was able to keep it close but led by Kayla and Kesley Marosites, the Lady Cyclones stayed out in front.
Both teams will advance to the state sectional round.
Here are other scores from region playoff action Wednesday night:
TENNESSEE REGION FINALS
Elizabethton 77, Grainger 51
Cloudland 46, North Greene 42
Morristown West 46, Jefferson County 44
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA REGION QUARTERFINALS
Gate City 77, Richlands 54
Virginia High 78, Graham 62