One Force vs Georgia Dominance 17-U
This was a matchup of two athletic teams that like to get up and down the court. Georgia Dominance was able to get out to an early 12-7 lead on a 3-pointer by their point guard, Mariah Baltierra. Georgia Dominance then turned up the pressure to take a 19-7 lead on a put back by Nilah Lynch. The teams traded punches and continued a rapid pace. Georgia Dominance maintained their lead over the first half. A 3-pointer by One Force’s, Jamera Madison, cut the deficit to 26-17 at the half. Nadya McCown and Sarya Henry each had 6 pts for Georgia Dominance. Crystal Baker led One Force with 5 pts at the half.
Both teams came out in the second half looking to push the tempo and get easy scoring opportunities. One Force relied on the guard play of Madison and her backcourt mate Albany Wilson. The two were able to create opportunities offensively and applied steady ball pressure on the defensive end. One Force cut into the lead at 28-22 as they continued to press and force turnovers. Madison then started to light it up from the three. She had consecutive 3-pointers and teammate, Wison chipped in with another three. They cut the lead to 40-38 at the 6:00 mark of the game. Georgia Dominance was able to withstand the surge with solid guard play and ball handling by Baltierra. They also responded with timely shooting. McCown scored on back to back pull up shots for Georgia Dominance that put her team up 45-42 with 1:30 left. They then held on to narrowly win the game 45-44.
One Force was led in scoring by Jamera Madison with 17 pts. Georgia Dominance had a balanced effort and was led in scoring by Nadya McCown with 12 pts.