Hardaway’s CaVana Roper drives to the basket in the third period of the girls basketball first-round Georgia Class AAAA state playoff game against Woodward Academy Friday night.
Hardaway’s CaVana Roper drives to the basket in the third period of the girls basketball first-round Georgia Class AAAA state playoff game against Woodward Academy Friday night. Darrell Roaden Special to the Ledger-Enquirer
Hardaway’s CaVana Roper drives to the basket in the third period of the girls basketball first-round Georgia Class AAAA state playoff game against Woodward Academy Friday night. Darrell Roaden Special to the Ledger-Enquirer

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