The team had a chance to win the game with possession of the ball down by a point with eight seconds remaining. The Lady Rebels got into early foul trouble and had to play mostly out of a zone defense.
Danielle Richardson had another double-double by tallying 27 points and 10 rebounds.
Kaylan Rich led the team in rebounding, finishing with a total of 19. She also had nine points and three blocked shots.
The team will play in the AISA Elite Eight on Thursday at Huntingdon College against Southern with tipoff scheduled for 6 p.m.
CHILDERSBURG 73, HOLTVILLE 40
Childersburg used a big second quarter to carry them to a lopsided win against Holtville in the class 4A area 10 tournament Tuesday night at Dallas Co. High School. The Tigers advance to face the top-seeded host school on Friday with tipoff scheduled for 7 p.m.
There was a three-way tie for leading scorers: Reeves Brashear, Trevor Bates, and Tylan Coleman each finished with 13 points. Casey Smith contributed eight points.
With the win the Tigers improved to 10-17 overall.