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Game Night Recap 12-1

BOYS

Class AAAAAAA

No. 1 Grayson 71, Gainesville 57: Charleston Southern-signee Taje Kelly posted 16 points and 7 rebounds while Clemson-bound big Ian Schieffelin added 12 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists. Tyrese Elliott had 16 points and 6 assists.

No. 4 Berkmar 75, Cedar Shoals 39: Dara Olonade had 14 points while Jermahri Hill and Destin Logan scored 13 apiece. Jameel Rideout had 11 points. Malique Ewin tallied 8 points and 12 rebounds. Cedar Shoals was led by Kashik Brown’s 12 points and 3 assists. Roger Walker had 7 points and 7 rebounds.

No. 8 Cherokee 83, Sequoyah 57: The Warriors pounded Sequoyah behind Xavier-signee Elijah Tucker’s 23 points. Ethan Pickett and DJ Potts-Heard scored 13 apiece. Taihland Owens settled for 10 points. Continue reading Game Night Recap 12-1

CTC Classic

CTC Classic

Cass High School will be host to the CTC Classic on December 5th.

The boys only event is presented by Sandy’s Spiel under the Create The Culture branch. CTC hosts fall leagues, showcase camps and men’s leagues throughout the year.

Saturday’s event features nine ranked teams with multiple D-I prospects.

Masks are highly encouraged and fans must leave immediately after the completion of their ticketed game. The gym will be cleared after each session. Maximum capacity is 1,000. There will be 800 tickets available for each game. All-Day passes are $30.

PPV Streaming options will be available as well courtesy of Southland Sports TV

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SESSION I

11 AM – South Paulding vs. Duluth

Notable Prospects

South Paulding
2023 6-4 W Gio Thomas 
2023 6-1 G Jeremiah Taylor 
2021 6-6 F Carrieun Mathis
Duluth
2021 6-3 SG Will Peaks 
2021 6-4 F Tristan Johnson
2021 6-0 G John Durden
2022 5-10 PG Zailan Blue
12:30 PM – Allatoona vs. A-PrivateNo. 3 Mt. Pisgah

Notable Prospects

Allatoona
2021 6-5 W Kevin Taylor
2021 6-6 F Cameron Baldwin
2021 6-5 F Marshall Willingham
2021 6-0 PG Isaiah Logan
Mt. Pisgah
2021 6-4 PG JoJo Peterson (IPFW)
2021 6-7 C Nate Gordon
2021 6-2 CG Chase Tucker 
2022 6-1 CG MJ Winter
2022 6-5 W Kasheem Grady

SESSION II

2:30 PM – Upson-Lee vs. 6ANo. 10 Richmond Hill

Notable Prospects

Upson-Lee
2021 6-2 SG Jykevious Searcy
2021 6-5 F Jareden Kelly
Richmond Hill
2021 6-3 CG Jaeden Marshall
2021 6-0 G Nijajuan Youmans
2021 6-4 W Liam Markgraf
2022 6-5 SG Brayden Baker
2022 6-4 F Leighton Finley
4:00 PM – 7ANo. 8 Cherokee vs. 6ANo. 5 Heritage-Conyers

Notable Prospects

Cherokee
3-star 2021 6-7 F Elijah Tucker (Xavier)
3-star 2021 6-5 CG Taihland Owens
2021 6-4 G Ethan Pickett
2021 6-4 SG Bennett Ulm
2022 6-3 SG DJ Potts-Heard
2023 5-9 PG Tayden Owens
Heritage
4-star 2021 6-5 SG James White (Ole Miss)
3-star 2021 6-4 PG RJ Noord (Elon)
2021 6-3 F Courtney McBride (FAU Football)
2021 6-5 F Dash Boston

SESSION III

6:00 PM – 4ANo. 2 Spencer vs. 5ANo. 8 Cass

Notable Prospects

Spencer
2021 6-0 PG Jaquez Holt
2021 6-1 G Jhalil Parker
2021 5-9 PG Quran Hoskins
2023 6-6 W Tycen McDaniels
2022 6-4 F James Smyre
Cass
2021 6-1 CG Braxton Benham
2021 6-0 G CJ Pipkin
2021 6-3 SG Andrew Glaze
2022 6-6 F Zaylan Chaney
2023 6-2 SG Jelani Hames
7:30 PM – A-PrivateNo. 6 St. Anne-Pacelli vs. A-PrivateNo. 4 Providence Christian

Notable Prospects

St. Anne-Pacelli
2021 6-5 W Travis Harper II
2021 6-3 W Keyshawn Fleetion
2021 5-7 PG Joshua Douglas
2023 5-7 PG Da’shaun Kates
Providence Christian
2021 6-6 W Elijah Williams
2022 6-4 SG Chance Thacker
2022 6-8 PF Tony Carpio

Week 2 GHSA Girls Basketball State Rankings

Class AAAAAAA

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

Class AAAAAA

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

Class AAAAA

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

Class AAAA

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

Class AAA

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

Class AA

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

Class A-Private

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

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 (2-0)
9. ECI (0-0)
10. Mitchell County (0-0)

The Parkview Tip-Off Classic nearly single-handedly shifted the state rankings in every classification by itself. Six out of the state’s number one ranked teams were in action with numerous other high-profile programs locking horns in Top 10 duels. It was an early season litmus test to see where some teams were and where others need to get before we head into the new year. Continue reading Week 2 GHSA Girls Basketball State Rankings

Week 2 GHSA Boys Basketball State Rankings

Class AAAAAAA

1. Grayson (4-1)
2. Pebblebrook (4-1)
3. Milton (2-1)
4. Berkmar (2-1)
5. McEachern (1-2)
6. Norcross (3-0)
7. Denmark (4-0)
8. Cherokee (2-2)
9. North Gwinnett (1-2)
10. Archer (3-0)

Class AAAAAA

1. Wheeler (1-0)
2. Kell (2-0)
3. Chattahoochee (2-0)
4. Lanier (2-1)
5. Heritage-Conyers (4-1)
6. Douglas County (3-0)
7. Shiloh (3-0)
8. Buford (2-1)
9. Winder-Barrow (4-0)
10. Richmond Hill (2-0)

Class AAAAA

1. Tri-Cities (1-1)
2. St. Pius X (3-0)
3. Veterans (1-0)
4. Woodward Academy (2-0)
5. Eagle’s Landing (1-0)
6. Warner Robins (1-1)
7. Woodland-Stockbridge (5-0)
8. Cass (2-1)
9. Blessed Trinity (1-0)
10. Forest Park (2-0)

Class AAAA

1. Miller Grove (0-0)
2. Spencer (2-0)
3. Westover (2-0)
4. Baldwin (0-0)
5. Fayette County (0-3)
6. Stephenson (0-0)
7. Jenkins (2-2)
8. Westside-Macon (0-1)
9. Monroe (1-1)
10. Luella (4-0)

Class AAA

1. Sandy Creek (2-1)
2. Windsor Forest (1-0)
3. Johnson-Savannah (2-0)
4. Hart County (2-1)
5. Salem (2-0)
6. Upson-Lee (0-1)
7. LaFayette (0-0)
8. GAC (1-2)
9. Monroe Area (2-1)
10. Cross Creek (1-1)

Class AA

1. Pace Academy (1-1)
2. Swainsboro (0-0)
3. Columbia (0-0)
4. Thomasville (3-0)
5. Lovett (1-2)
6. Butler (1-0)
7. Woodville-Tompkins (2-0)
8. Laney (0-1)
9. Banks County (2-1)
10. Vidalia (1-1)

Class A-Private

1. St. Francis (1-2)
2. Greenforest (1-2)
3. Mt. Pisgah (2-1)
4. Providence Christian (1-1)
5. Galloway (0-0)
6. St. Anne-Pacelli (0-0)
7. Holy Innocents’ (2-0)
8. Trinity Christian (2-1)
9. Hebron Christian (2-1)
10. Mt. Vernon Presbyterian (0-1)

Class A-Public

1. Hancock Central (0-0)
2. Terrell County (0-0)
3. Drew Charter (3-0)
4. Manchester (1-0)
5. Lincoln County (0-0)
6. Calhoun County (0-0)
7. Lanier County (2-2)
8. Taylor County (0-0)
9. Turner County (1-0)
10. Dublin (2-0)

With Week 2 in the books, there is already plenty of movement across multiple classifications. The Jared Cook Classic, OTR Invitational, Hypesouth Hardwood Invitational, Hard in the Paint and Holiday Hoopsgiving pitted ranked opponents against one another. Continue reading Week 2 GHSA Boys Basketball State Rankings