Mays Lady Raiders head to Macon to finish the March with a State Championship Victory


Mays Lady Raiders

by Britney Morgan 

Congratulations to the Benjamin E. Mays Lady Raiders as they advance to Macon for the Georgia High School Association State Championship after a 56-38 win over Dutchtown High School.

It’s been more than a decade since the Lady Raiders made an appearance in the State Championship. The last time was in 2003. They won the championship in a 49-44 overtime win over Hephzibah High School under the leadership of Coach Oliver Banks.

They will now have another opportunity to bring home a state championship victory as they go head-to-head with Stephenson, Friday March 6 at 7 p.m. at the Macon Coliseum, 200 Coliseum Drive, Macon, GA 31217.

Admission tickets are $12 and parking is $10 per car and $15 for buses and/or stretch vans.

The game will be televised on GPB Sports and NFHS Network.

Good luck to the Lady Raiders as they fight to bring home the state championship. Send them words of encouragement and wish them good luck @MaysAthletics.

For more information about the GHSA Basketball State Championship games visit


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