Mallard Creek Mavericks #22 Autumn Drayton goes up for a layup over Vance Cougar #00 Ahlana Smith in a MECKA conference game this season. Mallard Creek is No. 1 in the Observer’s girls Sweet 16 poll.
Mallard Creek Mavericks #22 Autumn Drayton goes up for a layup over Vance Cougar #00 Ahlana Smith in a MECKA conference game this season. Mallard Creek is No. 1 in the Observer’s girls Sweet 16 poll. T. Ortega Gaines ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
Mallard Creek Mavericks #22 Autumn Drayton goes up for a layup over Vance Cougar #00 Ahlana Smith in a MECKA conference game this season. Mallard Creek is No. 1 in the Observer’s girls Sweet 16 poll. T. Ortega Gaines ogaines@charlotteobserver.com

Observer Sweet 16: No. 1 Mallard Creek girls begin title chase

February 22, 2016 5:09 PM