Tift Co. hangs on to win 2nd title in 4 years - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Tift Co. hangs on to win 2nd title in 4 years

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ATLANTA, GA (WALB) -

Tift County defeated Norcross 55-52 in Georgia's first Class 7A state championship game.

The battle of Blue Devils was back and forth throughout at Georgia Tech's McCamish Pavilion.

Norcross led 21-19 in a stingy first half.

Led by Michah Johnson's 24 points and 9 rebounds, Tift County outlasted Norcross in the 2nd half.

This was Tift County's 3rd state title and 2nd under head coach Eric Holland.

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