Rockdale girls fall in Peach State tourney

ATLANTA — Rockdale suffered its first loss of the season Thursday in the Peach State Holiday Invitational.

The Bulldogs (9-1) fell to J.L. Mann (S.C.), 57-48 in the championship game of the silver bracket.

Despite the loss, Brianna Lawrence completed an excellent tournament. The guard, who signed with Tennessee State, scored 16 points in the championship game and 64 in three tournament games (21.3 average), including a career-high 34 in a semifinal win over Apalachee.