Laney boys cruise into semis

Laney 71, Morgan County 59

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The Laney boys are back in the state semifinals.

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The Wildcats took an early lead and never let it go, beating Morgan County 71-59, on Saturday night at Savannah State in the quarterfinals of the Class AA state tournament.

Shaquille Cook had 23 points in the win, which puts Laney in the semifinals for the third consecutive season.

Glenn Rodriguez and Jammie West also scored in double figures, with Rodriguez silencing the Bulldogs’ rally try with 10 fourth-quarter points.

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