(DEMOREST, GA) - The semifinal round of the 2019 USA South Women's Basketball Tournament has concluded as the two top seeds out of the West division earned victories to advance to the championship game set to take place on Sunday, February 24 hosted by Piedmont College.
In the first semifinal, West top-seed, and host, Piedmont forged ahead early and did not give in as they eased past West third-seeded Huntingdon, 68-53. In the second semifinal, West second-seeded Berea and East top-seeded Averett battled back and forth the entire game but in the end it was the Mountaineers who prevailed, 77-73.
In a rematch of last year's championship game, Piedmont will seek its third consecutive tournament title while Berea will look to capture the championship for the first time in the program's second season of USA South membership.
At all venues and contests, tickets can be purchased at the event with cash or check only. Adult general admission is $8.00 while institutional faculty/staff/students along with senior citizens (65 years and older) and children are $3.00. Children under the age of six are free.
Please continue to visit the Tournament Website for up-to-date information.
|2019 USA South Women's Basketball Tournament Schedule (all times EST unless noted)|
|First Round - Wednesday, February 13 (games played at higher-seeded team)
Game 1: #5 West-LaGrange - 53 #4 West-Maryville - 63
Game 2: #6 East-Meredith - 74 #3 East-William Peace - 78
Game 3: #5 East-N.C. Wesleyan - 108 #4 East-Mary Baldwin - 114 (ot)
Game 4: #6 West-Covenant - 72 #3 West-Huntingdon - 85
|Quarterfinals - Saturday, February 16 (games played at higher-seeded team)
Game 5: #4 West-Maryville - 65 #1 East-Averett - 68
Game 6: #3 East-William Peace - 52 #2 West-Berea - 71
Game 7: #4 East-Mary Baldwin - 53 #1 West-Piedmont - 84
Game 8: #3 West-Huntingdon - 57 #2 East-Greensboro- 47
|Semifinals - Saturday, February 23 (played at Piedmont College)
#3 West-Huntingdon - 53 #1 West-Piedmont - 68
#2 West-Berea - 77 #1 East-Averett - 73
|Final - Sunday, February 24 (played at Piedmont College)
#2 West-Berea vs. #1 West-Piedmont - 2:00pm
All times subject to change. Continue following www.usasouth.net for all updates.