Game Night Recap 11-23

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Class AAAAAAA

Denmark 55, No. 7 Cherokee 54: A day before a big showdown with No. 4 Berkmar at the Jared Cook Classic, the Warriors were upended by the Danes. Alabama-Huntsville-signee Sutton Smith was masterful providing 21 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists. Joseph Scott added 10 points and 7 rebounds while Jayden Hilliman had 8 points and 6 rebounds. In the loss,  Taihland Owens collected 18 points and 5 rebounds. Xavier-signee Elijah Tucker had 16 points and 10 rebounds.

No. 9 North Gwinnett 74, No. 8 Newton 62: Dylan Gary led the Bulldogs with 19 points. Thomas Allard netted 18 and RJ Godfrey had 13 points and 8 rebounds. Alabama-Huntsville-signee Brendan Rigsbee had 11 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. Newton was led by TJ Clark (20 points), Jakai Newton (19 points, 6 rebounds) and Stephon Castle (12 points).

No. 10 Etowah 56, Centennial 49: The young Eagles showed their mettle, erasing a 12-point deficit to win at the Wolverine Thanksgiving Classic. Mason Etter posted 22 points, 8 rebounds and 3 steals followed by Brandon Rechsteiner’s 14 points, 8 assists and 3 steals. Jonah Milton scored 10 points. Josh Hughes added 4 points, 11 rebounds and 3 assists. Dajaun Devonish contributed 4 points, 5 assists and 4 steals.

Peachtree Ridge 61, 6ANo. 8 South Cobb 58: At the Jared Cook Classic, Chris Green posted 20 points and 9 rebounds while Jairus Griffin scored 18 points and Deterrius Clayton pitched in 13 points and 5 rebounds. South Cobb got 17 points and 6 assists from Travis Burrus. Baqi Lecky had 12 points and RJ Dix totaled 11 points and 13 rebounds. Jens Rueckert added 10 points and 6 rebounds. Continue reading Game Night Recap 11-23

Week 1 GHSA Girls Basketball State Rankings

Class AAAAAAA

1. McEachern (0-0)
2. Collins Hill (1-0)
3. Woodstock (1-0)
4. West Forsyth (2-0)
5. Archer (2-0)
6. Cherokee (2-0)
7. Grayson (1-0)
8. Campbell (1-0)
9. Norcross (0-1)
10. North Paulding (0-1)

Class AAAAAA

1. Westlake (1-0)
2. Buford (1-0)
3. Carrollton (1-0)
4. Langston Hughes (1-0)
5. Kell (1-0)
6. Sprayberry (0-0)
7. Lovejoy (1-1)
8. Grovetown (1-0)
9. Sequoyah (0-0)
10. Rockdale County (1-0)

Class AAAAA

1. Forest Park (1-0)
2. Woodward Academy (1-0)
3. Southwest DeKalb (0-0)
4. Cass (1-0)
5. Maynard Jackson (0-1)
6. Griffin (1-1)
7. Loganville (0-1)
8. Tri-Cities (1-0)
9. Hiram (1-0)
10. New Manchester (2-0)

Class AAAA

1. Troup County (0-0)
2. Jefferson (1-0)
3. Carver-Columbus (0-1)
4. Luella (2-0)
5. McDonough (1-0)
6. Spalding (1-0)
7. Arabia Mountain (0-0)
8. Druid Hills (0-0)
9. Marist (1-0)
10. Madison County (0-0)

Class AAA

1. GAC (0-0)
2. Johnson-Savannah (1-0)
3. Beach (0-0)
4. Cross Creek (0-0)
5. Rockmart (0-0)
6. Stephens County (1-0)
7. Cedar Grove (0-0)
8. Sonoraville (0-0)
9. Westminster (0-0)
10. Coahulla Creek (1-0)

Class AA

1. Early County (1-0)
2. Washington County (0-0)
3. Rabun County (0-0)
4. Josey (1-0)
5. Vidalia (1-0)
6. Laney (0-0)
7. Northeast-Macon (0-0)
8. Fannin County (1-0)
9. Chattooga (0-0)
10. Elbert County (0-0)

Class A-Private

1. Hebron Christian (1-0)
2. St. Francis (1-0)
3. Mt. Paran (0-1)
4. Holy Innocents’ (0-1)
5. Galloway (2-0)
6. Wesleyan (0-0)
7. Greenforest (0-1)
8. ELCA (0-0)
9. Trinity Christian (0-1)
10. Calvary Day (0-0)

Class A-Public

1. Calhoun County (0-0)
2. Greenville (0-0)
3. Clinch County (0-0)
4. Turner County (1-0)
5. Wilcox County (0-0)
6. Central-Talbotton (0-0)
7. GMC (0-0)
8. Lake Oconee Academy (0-0)
9. ECI (0-0)
10. Mitchell County (0-0)

Opening weekend of the GHSA season saw less than half of the top 80 teams ranked across eight classifications tip-off, but there were still a handful of key matchups already, afforded to us primarily by a ridiculously loaded field at the Parkview Tip-Off Classic which only gets even better as the week goes on. Continue reading Week 1 GHSA Girls Basketball State Rankings