Tangi Miller totaled a team-high 10 kills and seven digs, while Savannah Roys dished 28 assists with 18 digs to help Gainesville earn a split with Buford and Johnson on Wednesday in Oakwood.
The Lady Red Elephants (25-18, 5-3 Area 8-AAAAAA) opened the evening with a straight-set loss to Buford (25-12, 25-8), then recovered with a three-set victory over host Johnson (21-25, 25-21, 25-16).
For Johnson, Grace Eidson led in kills with 21 and added three service aces, 12 assists and 18 digs in losses to Gainesville and Buford (25-9, 25-10).
The Lady Knights also got output from Emma Hernandez, who finished the evening with nine kills, five blocks and three service aces. Samantha Summerville contributed eight kills, 12 digs and six aces.
Johnson visits Chestatee at 7 p.m. on Thursday in Gainesville. Gainesville will close out the regular against Dacula, Habersham Central and Winder-Barrow at 5 p.m. on Tuesday in Mount Airy.
Flowery Branch defeated Clarke Central 12-0 and 18-1 to clinch a spot in the first round of the Class AAAAA State Tournament. The Lady Falcons will continue region tourney play at Buford on Tuesday.
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