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Barfield's three lifts Terrell Academy to state championship

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By Joey Donia:

Milledgeville, GA-   The Terrell Academy girls basketball team won a 2nd straight state championship on Saturday in thrilling fashion.

Tied at 42 with three seconds to play Alex Barfield's three pointer gave Terrell Academy a 45-42 win over Fullington Academy.

"This is a rush of awesomeness. I can't explain it. It is the greatest feeling of my life winning state back to back" said Barfield.

"Oh yeah I knew it. She is so calm. she knew what she had to do. she did a good job" said junior Millie Foster.

"Through thick and thin they stuck together like a team and we were able to pull it off right there at the end. I am so proud of them"said head coach Keith Jones.

A three peat next year will have to  come in AA when the Lady Eagles move up in classification.

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