COVINGTON — Archbishop Hannan held off a last-minute rally and captured a 39-38 playoff victory over Christian Life.
Hannan, the eighth-seeded in the Division III tournament, will now meet top-ranked Northlake Christian in a third-round battle.
The Lady Hawks held a 39-33 lead with 49 seconds left in the game, but a 3-point basket and a bucket moments later by Christian Life made it a one-point game. With three seconds remaining, Chrsitian Life stepped to the free throw line but missed both attempts,and Hannan was able to secure the victory.
Mallory Kramer was the leading scorer for Hannan with 10 points while Kennedy Martin, Sydney Bagby and Miranda Kramer all scored nine points for the victors. Julia Fecke added two points for Hannan.