March 7, 2003
(Macon-AP) -- Demetrius Martin scored 23 points and Toddrick Verdell added 16 as Hart County beat Westover 72-to-50 in the AAA boys semifinal.
Hart County (21-7) advanced to the finals for the first time in 1986, when the Bulldogs won their last state title.
Hart County took the lead on Kendron Curry's first-quarter 3-pointer and pushed its lead to double digits with a 14-6 run to open the second quarter.
The biggest lead was 28, at 64-to-36 midway through the fourth quarter.
Shavoyae Brown added 15 points and 12 rebounds for Hart, while Shaun Keaton scored 10 for Westover.