February 5, 2007
Albany - When the high school basketball season started, all of the girls teams in Region 1-AAA knew the road to the title went through Sylvester where the Worth County Lady Rams are shooting for a three-peat this season.
The Dougherty High Lady Trojans hope to leave Sylvester on Tuesday with a second win over the Lady Rams and the top seed in next week's region tournament.
Dougherty beat the 7th ranked Lady Rams in double overtime two weeks ago at the Dougherty High gym.
The victory pulled Dougherty into a first place tie with the Lady Rams with each team having one region loss.
A second Dougherty win over Worth County would give the Lady Trojans the number one seed in the next weeks' region tournament.
Dougherty coach Charlene Jacksons says being the top seed would be nice but the region tournament will determine the region champion.
Jackson also knows the Lady Rams have been waiting for this showdown.
Since their loss to Dougherty snapped a 15 game winning streak for Worth County.
Jackson said"It is key that our kids realize that it is a game that is very winable. And they need to go down there and play up to their fullest potential. I know Worth County is eager to play the game."
Dougherty girls will take a ten game winning streak to Sylvester on Tuesday.