GCA advanced to the Lower State Championship with a 76-47 victory over Mullins last night in the third round of the 2-A playoffs. The War Eagles grabbed the lead early and never let go. GCA did a great job handling the Mullins pressure in the first half leading to some easy buckets. Ty Rivers lead the charge early as the War Eagles went into the half up 38-26. The GCA lead slowly grew in the third quarter. Mullins was never able to put anything together offensively due in part to great team defense by GCA. The War Eagles slammed the door in the fourth quarter, building the lead as high as 30. Tommy Bruner lead GCA on the night with 28 point (20 in the second half). Ty Rivers scored 17 and Khalil Robinson added 10 for the War Eagles.
GCA will face Oceanside Collegiate Academy in the Lower State Championship game. The game will be played Friday at 5:30 at the Florence Civic Center.