Second-seeded Southern received 15 points from Lindee Sisk in a 54-40 win over sixth-seeded Central of Prince George's County in last night's Class 2A Region III girls basketball semifinal game.
Laekeka Wesley added 13 points and 11 rebounds, while Kim Smith contributed 12 points.
The Bulldogs (14-9) took the early advantage in the first quarter, staking claim to an 11-6 advantage. The Dawgs limited the Falcons (10-10) to 2-of-14 shooting and hurried the visitors into numerous turnovers with a 1-2-1-1 zone press.
The Bulldogs took a 23-13 lead into the dressing room, taking their largest lead with 45 seconds remaining in the second quarter on a pass from Smith to Sisk for a layup.