MARIANNA, FL -- The Chipola Men's Basketball Team got off to a fast start at the FCSAA State Tournament on Thursday night. Polk never recovered, as Chipola rolled to a 70-47 victory in the quarterfinals.
The Indians led 38-23 at halftime, and cruised to the 23 point victory. Torian Graham led three Chipola players in double figures with 18 points.
With the win, Chipola advanced to the semifinals on Friday night at the Milton Johnson Health Center to play the winner of Brevard and Santa Fe. Carlos Morris added 15 points and Cinmeon Bowers chipped in 12 for the Indians.
Ismaila Dauda led Polk with 12 points and 11 rebounds.