LEON — Frankston was the lone Anderson County District 20-3A school to qualify for the playoffs, but the journey was short lived.
Little River Academy outscored Frankston 19-7 in the second quarter to take a 29-13 lead by intermission — and the Lady Bees eventually toppled the Maidens by 20 points.
Abbie Ramsey was Frankston's leading scorer with eight points, including 3-of-5 from the free-throw line and one 3-pointer. Tia Billingsley added six more.
Two Little River Academy players entered double-digit scoring as Alex Fastzkie netted 12 points and Aubrey Fossett 10, respectively.
The Lady Bees (21-10) advanced to the area round of the playoffs, where they will face Blooming Grove.
Meanwhile, this marked the final scholastic basketball game for Maidens' Jordan Kliebert and Kiana Eldridge.
Frankston finished the 2019 season with a 13-22 record.
Conference 3A-Region III Playoffs
Score by quarters
LRA 10 19 10 11 — 50
F 6 7 12 5 — 30
Little River Academy: Kerstin Turner, 5; Lilli Stewart, 9; Desi Bolin, 2; Kylah Hulsey, 2; Jenna Brazeal, 6; Alex Fastzkie, 12; Aubrey Fossett, 10; Ellie Erwin, 2; Elizabeth McCormick, 2
Frankston: Jaclyn Foster, 2; Keryonna Eldridge, 1; Jordan Kliebert, 4; Kelsey Loebig, 4; Abbie Ramsey, 8; Tia Billingsley, 6; Kiana Eldridge, 5