Johnson, the AJC’s all-classification player of the year for the second consecutive season, had 17 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and two steals. She is the No. 2-ranked senior in the country, according to espnW, and has signed with South Carolina.
Turnage, an honorable mention all-state selection and a Virginia Tech signee, got the Lions off to a good start with nine first-quarter points. She finished with 11 points, 11 rebounds and seven blocked shots.
The Lions completed the season 22-0 and went 112-4 during their four-year championship run.
Westlake led 20-18 at the end of the first quarter before breaking the game open in the second. Paul VI, which was 8-for-10 from the field in the first quarter, made just two of its 14 shots in the second as the Lions increased the lead to 37-22.
Paul IV never got closer than 10 points the rest of the way. Westlake led by 23 points twice in the second half, the final time on a layup by Latson with 55 seconds remaining that made it 70-47.
The Panthers were led by Jaelyn Talley (17 points, six rebounds), Bella Perkins (14 points) and Duke signee Lee Volker (10 points, four assists). Paul IV, a 14-time defending state champion in Virginia, had not played a game since Feb. 9 before its semifinal victory Friday. The Panthers finished their COVID-shortened season 11-1.
Westlake - 20-17-15-18 - 70
Paul IV - 18-4-15-13 - 50
Brianna Turnage 11, Ta’Niya Latson 31, Raven Johnson 17, Camerah Langston 6, Misia McKinney 3, Rhyann Wilson 2, Shawna Chestnut, Cynthia Walton, Kennedy Jackson, Destiny Givens, Faith Bryant, Shawna Jackson, Kelsey Willingham.
Paul VI (50)
Bella Perkins 14, Alyssa Costigan 4, Lee Volker 10, Fiona Hastick 2, J. Talley 17, Corinne Eisner 3, Anna Kinzwiler, Katherine Holler, Maddy Duren, Laura Williams, Jada Jackson, Annie Shanley, Brooke Batchelor.