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North Georgia Christian, Heritage Academy win ICSGA state titles
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The North Georgia Christian and Heritage Academy girls basketball teams won state titles in the 1-A and 2-A divisions, respectively, of the Independent Christian Schools of Georgia-Alabama on Saturday in Columbus.

For both, it was a second consecutive state title.

The Lady Chargers defeated Cumberland Christian 41-39, while the Lady Crusaders cruised by Horizon Christian 57-26.

For North Georgia Christian, Sarah Rhodes scored a team-high 15 points, 13 on free throws, and Julianne Sutton added eight points.

Jordan and Nicole Ball, along with Rhodes, were named to the all-tournament team, with Rhodes also being named the 1-A division MVP.

Anna Staub, who won Division 2-A MVP honors, and Audrey Weiner each scored 16 to lead Heritage Academy (19-1). Both players, along with Elizabeth Walters (eight points), were also named all state.

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