On Thursday, April 19, the Banks County Lady Leopards Tennis Team competed in the region tournament at North Oconee High School. The team placed second in the region and will advance to the state playoffs.
BCHS played Elbert County in the first round and won 3-0, the Lady Leopards second match was against Hart County and BCHS won 3-0. The third match was against North Oconee and BCHS lost 0-3.
The Lady Leopards won two out of three matches placing them second in the entire region and gained home court advantage for the State playoffs. The first round of State playoffs will take place on Thursday, April 26 at the Banks County High School tennis courts.
"I am extremely proud of the girls, they have overcome a lot of different obstacles and continue to pull through every match. This is the fourth time the girls have made it to the State playoffs. We hope that our success continues and we are able to make it far in the State playoffs. I hope everyone can attend the match and show their support for the girls' tennis team," said Coach Lisa Thomas.