Apalachee High School advanced to the Region 8-AAAAA championship game with a 64-57 win against Salem Tuesday night.
The Wildcats (23-4) will face Clarke Central Wednesday (today) at 8:30 p.m. in Loganville for the region championship and a No. 1 seed for the upcoming state tournament which begins Saturday.
Trailing 15-10 after the first quarter, AHS took an 18-17 lead on a 3-pointer by Alantae Billings with 5:04 left in the first half. The Wildcats led 26-25 at halftime.