Lady Hornets advance to Elite 8


Chelsea’s Hornets will face off against Huffman High School on Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the AHSAA Class 6A playoffs.

The game will take place on Jacksonville State University’s campus, and the winning team will go on to the final four, where they will face either Eufaula High School or Carver High School.

The Hornets (26-5) have won 16 straight games, and have advanced to the Elite 8 after beating Oxford 50-38 in the Sweet 16 on Thursday and Jasper 64-38 on Wednesday in the sub-regional round.

Against Oxford, the Hornets’ top players were Ellen Fleming, who contributed 15 points, Sophia brown. who scored 10, and Sydney Schwallie, scored 10 as well.

In the win over Jasper, the top players were Ellen Fleming, who scored 19 and Sophia Brown, who contributed 16.