No. 2 Norcross 70, A-PrivateNo. 7 Lakeview Academy 44: Drew Cottrell led the Lions with 20 points and both Holden Cooper and Jack Blackburn scored 6 apiece in the loss.
No. 6 Duluth 66, Lanier 64: The Wildcats held on at the Jared Cook Classic behind Will Huzzie’s 19 points and 13 rebounds. Adam Flagler added 14 points and Christian Kelly netted 11. Alex Walker led the Longhorns with 14 points followed by Adrian Martin’s 13.
No. 9 Mountain View 64, Brookwood 54: The Bears rode Miles Long’s perfect 7-of-7 shooting (5-of-5 threes) and 19 points to a win at the Jared Cook Classic. Naheim Allenye finished with 17 points while Alex Wesig added 12 points and 6 ebounds and Troy-signee Spencer Rodgers netted 10. Tony Johnson poured in 25 points in the loss.
No. 10 Pebblebrook 79, 6ANo. 6 Douglas County 76: Malik Battle scored 18 point and Rickey Clark and Rodney Lewis netted 16 apiece but the Tigers could clip the Falcons.
Discovery 78, 6ANo. 2 Dacula 75: The Titans picked up a signature win at the Craig Sager Memorial Tournament thanks to two buzzer-beating threes that stunned the Falcons for the second straight night. Jaylen Bussey bounced home a three to send the game to OT before London Riley’s dagger sealed it. Old Dominion-signee Kalu Ezikpe finished with 20 points, 9 rebounds and 2 blocks. Bussey added 20 and Jayden Walker collected 14 points and 5 rebounds. Leslie Nkereuwem had 10 points, 12 rebounds and 1 block. Dacula was led by Mekhail Bethea’s game-high 29 points and 4 rebounds. Brenden Tucker scored 18 of his 20 points in the second half before fouling out in overtime, scoring all five of Dacula’s points after the score was knotted up at 70 following regulation. Arusha Hunter had 10 points and 5 rebounds. Quincy Ademokoya added 6 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks. Shayne Buckingham, fresh off the football field, posted 5 points, 6 rebounds and 4 blocks off the bench.
— Kyle Sandy (@KyleSandy355) November 21, 2017
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— Kyle Sandy (@KyleSandy355) November 21, 2017
Peachtree Ridge 68, 3ANo. 3 Greater Atlanta Christian 61: The Lions won the Tabo’s Tip-Off Classic behind Devin Vassell’s 25 points. Hunter McIntosh scored 29 in the loss with Roy Dixon (11) and Ben Sheppard (10) also cracking double digits.
Mill Creek 77, Jefferson 76: Kendall Latney scored 19 points to lead the Hawks past Jasper Gibson’s 36 for the Dragons. Matthew McDowell finished with 16 points and hit the game-winning layup at the buzzer.
Archer 59, Wando, SC 36: Malik Sproles scored 15 points as the Tigers won the Parkview Tip-Off Classic. Brent Smith followed with 13 points and 7 rebounds, while Zion McCray rounded out the scoring with 10 points and 5 rebounds.
Etowah 60, North Forsyth 47: Jaxon Etter scored 17 points and took three charges. Nick Nagy added 13 points.
Woodstock 74, Chattahoochee 68: Columbus State-signee Dylin Hardeman’s scoring rampage continued with 35 points. Jaden Rakestraw added 15 points, 5 rebounds and 5 blocks. Sid Mesumbe had 13 points, 5 rebounds and 5 charges taken. Will Allen netted 7. Will Bracknell scored 27 for Chattahoochee while Cameron Sheffield added 20. Freshman point guard AJ White dropped in 12 points.
Campbell 44, Science Hill, TN 42: The Spartans advanced to the Dalton Invitational championship game behind a buzzer-beating 12-footer from Kiya Randolph, who scored 20 points.
Lakeside-DeKalb 74, Harris County 58: Damon Davis led the Vikings with 24 points while Elwood Moore added 17.
South Gwinnett 65, Harrison 63: Zawdie Jackson scored 13 of his team-high 15 points in the fourth quarter, including a layup with 14.6 seconds left that lifted South Gwinnett to the Paisley Bracket Championship at the Craig Sager Memorial Tournament. Dejuan Horn added 9 points for the Comets.
Stephenson 74, Redan 64: Bryce Lattimer (19) and Drevion Evans (18) combined for 37 points in the Jaguars win. Freshman Javen Smith continued his hot start with 18 points and 6 assists for the Raiders. Siah Gray had 19 points, 5 assists and 3 steals.
Allatoona 58, North Gwinnett 46: The Jared Cook Classic wrapped up with Allatoona using a 13-0 run to start the game to bury the Bulldogs. Chima Ogboi collected 14 points and 7 steals while Tobi Adeyeye double-doubled with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Devan Dixon added 10 points and 5 steals while Jeremiah Sanabria scored 10 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. North Gwinnett was led by Cam Rowland’s 16.
Cambridge 73, Brookwood 54: Bryce Boutelle sparked the Bears with 21 points. Kyler Ingram posted 14 points and both Matt Cleveland (12) and David Banks (10) cracked double figures.
Northview 50, Osborne 47: Joe Jones powered the Titans with 19 points followed by Matt Davis’ 9.
Johns Creek 71, New Creation Christian Academy 46: Nathan Gauthreaux had 22 points and Jack Greenslit scored 14 for the Gladiators. Neil Ilenrey (12) and Will Penland (11) cracked double figures.
Apalachee 77, Hebron Christian 62: Spencer Bernstein got his first victory as head coach of the Wildcats. Brandon Bannis went for 26 points and 5 assists while Derek Miller hung 21 points and 16 rebounds. Deron Collier scored 15 points and dished out 6 assists. AJ Millbrooks added 9 points.
No. 5 Cedar Shoals 75, North Oconee 48: Now cleared to play, Athens Christian-transfer Tyler Johnson starred with 21 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists. Keivaziay Ball added 12 points and Quincy Canty collected 8 points and 7 rebounds.
No. 10 Lithonia 71, Fellowship Christian 46: Demitrius Collins had 11 points and 4 rebounds for the Bulldogs while Ziven Alexander added 10 points and 7 boards.
Cass 48, South Paulding 43: The Colonels grinded out a win against South Paulding behind Justice Hayes’ 13 points and Ashton Burley’s 10. Ethan Carter chipped in 9. Cam Armstrong broke out for the Spartans, scoring 22 points. Ron Gibson added 8.
Arabia Mountain 56, Furtah Prep 50: N’Kyzie Hawkins scored 17 while Ta’Kari Rodgers-Olive had 11. Jordan Sterling added 9 in the win.
Walnut Grove 61, Owego Free Academy, NY 46: The Warriors won third-place in the Craig Sager Memorial Tournament Paisley Bracket behind six first quarter threes that set the tone. Dominique Duke was instant offense, netting 16 points off the bench. RJ Selman added 15 and Jailen Robinson finished with 11 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists. Nick Jones was active and aggressive slashing, posting 10 points and 8 rebounds. Carter Selman finished with 7 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals. Owego Free Academy was led by Kobe Bogart’s 15 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 blocks. Will Donovan pitched in 11 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 steals.
Union Grove 41, Flowery Branch 39: GCSU-signee Wesley Simpson led the charge for the Wolverines with 15 points. Justin Quick produced 17 points and 5 rebounds but the Falcons were unable to beat the Wolverines. JJ Greene had 8 points in the loss while Blake Coxworth and Patsheko Lutumba had 6 apiece.
Bainbridge 60, Peach County 44: Wayne Kyles led the Bearcats with 15 points followed by Jeremiah Davis’ 12 and David Smart’s 11.
Lithia Springs 82, Paulding County 73: The Lions won the Paulding County Thanksgiving Hoopfest by beating the host school. Terrence Ashford (15), Christian Horton (14), Chance Ellison (13), Omarion Smith (11) and Karee Anderson (10) all cracked double figures for the Lions. The Patriots were paced by KJ Shade and Tyron Summerour’s 16 points.
Loganville 94, Jackson County 79: The Red Devils surged past the Panthers in the Bankers Classic behind Jamar Moore’s 28 points and 21 rebounds.
Clarke Central 87, Oconee County 55: Jaiquez Smith came off the bench to tally 15 points and 5 assists, sparking the Gladiators.
New Hampstead 58, Glynn Academy 57: Santana Young scored 15 points in the loss.
No. 10 Westover 71, Early County 65: The Patriots avoided an 0-3 start thanks to Jordan “Snow” Brown’s 24 points.
Lafayette 78, Bowdon 43: Jon Morgan posted 23 points and 10 rebounds while Alex Kelehear had 18 points and 6 assists in the win. Dee Southern added 14 points and 16 rebounds.
Pickens 70, Fannin County 46: Joseph Gossett had 16 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals to lead the Dragons. Seth Bishop added 15 points and 8 rebounds. Keinyuan Hooks finished with 10 points, 12 assists and 5 steals. Hunter Hermann added 12 points.
Shaw 80, East Coweta 77: Lincoln Smith double-doubled with 28 points and 15 rebounds to power the Raiders. Kam Parker had 15 points.
No. 1 Morgan County 57, 5ANo. 1 Buford 54: Without Alex Jones, the Wolves were unable to close out Morgan County in the inaugural Craig Sager Memorial Tournament Plaid Bracket Championship. Tyrin Lawrence provided the energy for the Bulldogs with 16 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals. Stevin Green chipped in 13 points and 4 rebounds while Anthony Cooper glided around the rim for 12 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal and 2 blocks. Alec Woodard, the tournament MVP, finished with 10 points, 2 rebounds and 5 assists. Buford was paced by Marcus Watson’s 23 points and 8 rebounds. David Viti started out hot with two threes, but foul trouble eventually cooled him off. He finished with 12 points and 5 rebounds. Donell Nixon had 8 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals.
Westminster 62, 6ANo. 10 Alpharetta 58: Ryan Jenei poured in 32 points (8 threes) and 9 rebounds but it wasn’t enough to hold off Westminster. The Wildcats got 14 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists from Carter Oesterling while Paris Howland chipped in 12 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Cameron Foster went for 10 points and 7 rebounds.
Union County 58, Towns County 51: A 16-6 third quarter run helped spring the Panthers past Towns County. Patrick Baggett paced Union County with 16 points (4 threes) while Crawford Colwell tagged on 13. The Indians received a game-high 22 points from Logan Cowart.
East Jackson 65, Social Circle 37: The Eagles won the Tanger Thanksgiving tournament thanks to Kobe Haley’s 15 points and 10 points from tournament MVP Tay Howard.
No. 3 Banks County 94, Hart County 58: Carl Cleveland went for 26 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Leopards. Dylan Orr added 17 and Gabe Martin netted 11. Darius Bonds scored 10 points and dished out 7 assists.
Lamar County 75, Jackson 66: 6-foot-4 senior guard Dallas Ogletree erupted for 36 points to power the Trojans. Josiah Stewart added 11 as Lamar County trailed 36-35 at the half before hanging a 26-point third quarter to steal momentum.
No. 8 North Cobb Christian 63, North Cobb 60: Kevin Hester posted a 16-point, 18-rebound double-double in the loss.
No. 10 Mt. Pisgah 67, Lovett 62: Jabiri Smith had 22 points and 5 rebounds while Quinn Richey added 18 in the win. Jojo Peterson chipped in 12 points and 4 rebounds. Crawford Schwieger led Lovett with 24 points (5 threes) and 6 assists. Lance Beck hit four threes and finished with 18 points and 7 rebounds.
Prince Avenue Christian 60, Oglethorpe County 42: Dalton Meeler powered home 33 points for the Wolverines.
Walker 73, Providence Christian Academy 50: Burke Chebuhar pumped in 23 points to pace the Wolverines. Darius Garvin and Chandler Baker each scored 11 points. Omar Cooper added 8. Al Dorsey scored 14 points and Luke Matthews had 10 in the loss.
No. 9 Woodville-Tompkins 76, Heard County 17: The Wolverines blitzed the Braves at the Joe Greene Classic at Beach High School. Sophomore guard Bernard Pelote scored 18 points and junior Preston Crisp sunk 13 points. Charleston Willingham had 20 points and Deante Green added 7.
No. 4 Norcross 67, A-PrivateNo. 9 Lakeview Academy 31: Devyn Wilson and Yamani Paul each scored 10 points to lead Norcross.
No. 7 North Forsyth 55, Hillgrove 53 OT: Catherine Shope scored 19 points and Cassie Markle double-doubled with 15 points and 11 rebounds in the Progressive Lighting Holiday Classic.
Grayson 65, Valdosta 58: The Wildcats gave Grayson everything they could handle, but Jazmin Robinson was just too much. The strong forward posted 19 points, 15 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal. Kendra Hutchinson scored 11 of her 16 points in the second half and added 3 rebounds and 3 steals. Bianca Fizoutay collected 15 points, 4 rebounds and 3 steals. Valdosta was led by Jy’mya Johnson’s 15 points and Asia Harrison’s 14 points, 3 rebounds and 3 steals. Nia Allen tallied 7 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 steals and 1 block.
No. 2 Winder-Barrow 63, 4ANo. 5 Jefferson 55 OT: The Lady Doggs held on in overtime behind Olivia Nelson-Ododa’s 22 points and Latrice Perkins’ 18. Jazmin Allen scored 17 for the Dragons.
No. 4 Harrison 60, 5ANo. 6 Southwest DeKalb 54: Harper Vick and Sarah Woghiren scored 16 and 15 points, respectively to lead the Hoyas at the Parkview Tip-Off Classic. Mae Willis added 9 points and 5 rebounds. UAB-signee Audrey Jordan collected 8 points and 7 rebounds.
Lanier 68, 3ANo. 7 Dawson County 52: Kaylee Sticker’s 33 points wasn’t enough to slow down Class 6A dark horse Lanier from capturing the Tiger Classic Championship. The 4-0 Longhorns received 18 points apiece from Bailey Bassette and Jamyah Montissol. Makala Fuller followed with 11 points, while Kalen Surles finished with 9 points.
Cambridge 41, Chamblee 35: Audrey Smith had 15 points and 12 rebounds to pace the Bears. Raegan Dunwoodie finished with 10 points, 4 steals and 7 deflections. Chamblee was led by Trinity Edwards’ 19.
Alpharetta 68, Pebblebrook 43: The Raiders won the Roswell Rotary Invitational behind 23 points from Sydnie Ward and 16 apiece from Jalyn Tillerson and Kendall Phillips.
No. 1 Buford 57, A-PrivateNo. 1 Holy Innocents’ 45: Michigan State-signee Tory Ozment collected 19 points and 5 assists as the Lady Wolves pulled away down the stretch. Air Force-signee Audrey Weiner drilled 13 points and Ebony Grant added 6 points and 7 rebounds. Georgia-signee Kaila Hubbard paced Holy Innocent’s with 15 points while Jada Farrell tacked on 14 and Penn-signee Kennedy Suttle had 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
No. 3 Eagle’s Landing 60, 4ANo. 7 Madison County 50: Ashley Foster paced the Eagles with 17 points followed by Jaleah Storr’s 14. Reyonna Hopkins scored 12 and Kiera Howard tossed in 11 in the balanced attack.
No. 6 Northwest Whitfield 62, Rome 56: Jada Griffin powered the Lady Bruins with 22 points, 6 rebounds and 5 steals to sneak past Rome. Rylee Maret scored 9 points while Hallie Brooker and Nicole Bates each scored 8. Tamiya Griffin led the Wolves with a game-high 25 points in the loss.
No. 8 West Hall 65, Social Circle 24: Anna McKendree was named tournament MVP following a 34-point outburst in the East Jackson Thanksgiving Tournament championship. Kinsey Wilson pitched in 10 points and was named to the All-Tournament team.
Burke County 50, Calvary Day 38: Quin’deja Hamilton pumped in 23 points while Kianni Westbrook put in 19 in the win.
Stephens County 71, East Jackson 33: Tykia Thompson dumped in 22 points while Treasure Lone added 10 in the win. Ranajah Verdell and Nana Eades chipped in 9 apiece. Kenzie Whitehead led East Jackson with 19 points.
Pickens 53, Fannin County 29: Mykenzie Weaver dropped 22 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals to pace the Dragonettes. Torie Williams scored 13 points and handed out 3 assists. Mackenzie Hampton tallied 8 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks.
East Hall 69, A-PublicNo. 4 Woodville-Tompkins 51: Georgia State-signee Carly Winters poured in 18 points at the Joe Greene Classic at Beach High School. Tessa Rider scored 13, Maggie Griffin 10 and Macy Thomas and Jenny Lopez netted 9 points apiece.
Union County 60, Towns County 55 OT: Towns County erased a 19-point deficit using a 25-2 run to take control but Bailey Daniel sent the game to overtime where the Panthers won it. Aubree Pack led the Panthers with 14 points while Kennedi Henson netted a game-high 26 points Towns County.
Sonoraville 51, Cartersville 32: Maliyah Parks scored 14 in the win while Emma Garland added 8 and Harlieh Chastain pitched in 6.
No. 2 Rabun County 57, Habersham Central 31: Georgia Stockton led the offensive charge with 16 points and 4 steals. Laken Stiles added on 13 points and 4 steals while Jaden Quilliams had 8 points and 11 rebounds. Kaitlin Coleman produced 8 points, 8 rebounds and 5 steals.
No. 6 Banks County 79, 3ANo. 9 Hart County 63: Maddie Thomas (24), Allison Smith (20) and Jaycee Bowen (11) combined for 55 points as the Lady Leopards pulled away late. Hart County was led by Torrion Starks and Shakendra Grove’s 18 points apiece. Taniya Alexander chipped in 11.
No. 8 Dodge County 85, Warner Robins 71: Destanee Wright scored 24 points, Europe Brown 23 and Nessa Mitchell 20 in the high scoring affair. Shauna Cooley added 12.
Bryan County 60, Portal 28: Shelby Gunn had 19 points and 5 rebounds while Olonna Rawls added 15 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists. Alation Easaon and Kelsey Leggett netted 6 apiece.
No. 2 Wesleyan 78, 6ANo. 1 Northview 59: A 15-0 run to open the game doomed the Titans. Old Dominion-signee Amaya Register set the tone and finished with 24 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals. AC Carter outdueled Maya Richards inside with 21 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 4 steals. Furman-signee Sutton West had 14 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and 1 block. Ashlee Austin carried Northview with a career-high 31 points, 13 rebounds, 1 assist and 3 blocks. Eden Sample added 12 points, 5 rebounds and 1 block. Asjah Inniss battled foul trouble and finished with 5 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal and 1 block.
No. 6 Stratford Academy 63, Athens Academy 37: Gabby Mastandrea scored 8 points in the loss while Greer Moseley chipped in 7 points and 10 rebounds.
No. 8 Prince Avenue Christian 72, Oglethorpe County 22: Ansley Hall poured in 21 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 10 steals. Millican Jarrett added 19 and Kalin Cartey netted 10 points. Madison Britt (9) and Caroline Hill (6) also scored.
Walker 54, Providence Christian Academy 41: Madelyn Levy scored a game-high 20 points for the Storm in the defeat.