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South Decatur eliminates Morristown in Sectional 60 semifinal round

Morristown’s bid to get to the Class A, Sectional 60 championship game was thwarted Friday by South Decatur, 50-38.

The win was the second for the Cougars (9-15) over the Yellow Jackets (13-11) this season.

Raegan Kleine led Morristown in her final game. The senior finished with 14 points, five steals, two rebounds and two assists.

Danika Rutledge had 13 points and four rebounds. Alexia Rogers had five points and three steals.

South Decatur built a 17-12 lead by halftime. Morristown cut the lead to 29-25 after three quarters but the Cougars scored 21 fourth-quarter points to secure the victory and a spot in the championship game.

In Saturday’s championship, Class A, No. 13 Jac-Cen-Del defeated South Decatur 43-34.

Julia Meyer led the Eagles (15-11) with 23 points, eight rebounds and three steals. Olivia Neal had 12 points and two rebounds.

Jac-Cen-Del will face Bethesda Christian (12-13) in the regional championship game Saturday at 1 p.m. at Southwestern High School.

Southwestern also will host the regional championship game between Eminence (17-6) and Bloomfield (13-14) at 4 p.m.

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