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.