WATERTOWN -- Jaycee Coes 27 points helped power Jackson County to a 43-32 victory Monday night over Friendship Christian in the Region 4A semifinals. With the win, the Lady Devils move on to Wedneday nights region championship against longtime rival Clarkrange.
Jackson County (28-3) never trailed, but a scrappy FCS club managed to tie the score twice in the second quarter.
Junior post Deja Jones paced Friendship with a double-double, 10 points and 11 rebounds. Kaitlyn Teeter finished with eight points and eight rebounds while Kristian Watkins chipped in with six points.
Coach Deanna Teeters team wrapped up the 2012-2013 season with a record of 18-9 overall.
Friendship Christian 50, Clay Co. 34
LEBANON Friendship Christian dominated Clay County 22-6 in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 50-34 Region 4A quarterfinal victory Friday at the bay family Sportsplex.
Deja Jones led the Lady Commanders (18-8) with 29 points while Kaitlyn Teeter added 12.
Jackson Co. 72, Watertown 43
GAINESBORO Leading 34-22 at halftime over a determined Watertown crew, Jackson County (27-3) blew the game open after intermission for a 60-27 win in Friday's Region 4A quarterfinal contest.
Brooklyn Apple connected on six 3-pointers and led the Lady Blue Devils with 22 points. Kassidy Allen added 14 points and Jaycee Coe scored 10.
Katie Dalton led Watertown (14-18) with 11 points.