Westlake Edges Campbell in Region Battle

Jan 16 2019 Top Story  Basketball 

By: Brian Zwerner/Andrew Garner — SportalNews contributors

January 15, 2019 (Smyrna, GA):  The 7A #1 team Westlake (16-0) traveled to meet Campbell High (13-6) in a region match-up.  The Lions jumped out to a big lead early, led by stars Raven Johnson and Brianna Turnage.  Westlake’s defense led to offense all throughout a blistering first half, and they held a 35-15 lead at the break and were up 50-29 at the end of the third quarter.

The home team Spartans would not give up in this contest.  They battled back behind strong defense and clutch shooting. The final score was 59-53 in favor of the Westlake Lions, but the Spartans showed they can hang with the best in the state.

Check out highlights of the action below.