Georgia high school basketball

Game Night Recap 11-23

GIRLS

Class AAAAAAA

No. 2 Collins Hill 52, No. 1 McEachern 51: A three at the buzzer from half court erupted the McEachern bench but Delaware State-signee Sianny Sanchez-Oliver's shot was well after the horn meaning Old Dominion-signee Eden Sample's free throw with 1.2 seconds left was the game winner. Sample was fouled on the opposite end of the floor on a rebound, sending her to the line where she would deliver the dagger. Sample finished with 11 points and 5 rebounds, but the Collins Hill guards struggled against McEachern's pressure throughout the game as the Indians forced three 5-second closely guarded violations. The Eagles slowly extended their lead throughout the game at the Parkview TOC, leading 10-9 after one, 27-25 at the half and 41-37 after three. Freshman Paris Fillingame gave the Eagles a boost with 8 points. Kyra Jefferson added 8 as well. Purdue-signee Sacha Washington tallied 10 points, 14 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 steals and 4 blocks while battling UGA-signee Jillian Hollingshead inside. The 6-foot-5 forward scored 12 of her team-high 15 points in the second half including 8 in the fourth quarter, 6 points coming via the three ball. She had a late look to win the game, but her miss landed in the hands of Sample who was accidently fouled and subsequently would win the game from the line. Caelan Ellis hit 3 threes and finished with 13 points. Denim DeShields had 10 of her 11 points in the third quarter and tacked on 5 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals.

No. 3 Woodstock 56, Douglass 42: Bridget Utberg piled in 26 points to defeat the two-time defending Class 2A champs. Karson Martin pitched in 15 points.

No. 5 Archer 43, Dacula 32: Taniya McGowan netted a game-high 20 points. Cazia Nelson and Thailand Smith scored 8 points apiece, Smith adding 3 blocks. Dacula was held to eight second half points. Lazaria Spearman collected 15 points and 10 rebounds. Mekera Standridge scored 9 points.

No. 6 Cherokee 62, Rome 47: Furman-signee Kate Johnson finished with 19 points at the GetMickey Raider Classic. Haylee Donley and Karoline Karl scored 11 apiece.

No. 7 Grayson 56, 4ANo. 4 Luella 54: Catherine Alben broke out with 21 points, 2 assists and 4 steals in the win. Tylia Kemp scored 11 points and South Alabama-signee Nadia Howard pitched in 10 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists. In the loss, Cam Berry scored 16 points and Furman-signee Jada Session double-doubled with 12 points, 15 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocks. Ari Dyson collected 10 points and 11 rebounds. Cortney Gardner finished with 9 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.

Parkview 63, 2ANo. 4 Josey 41: Parkview impressed in the nightcap of their Tip-Off Classic, leading wire-to-wire against Josey. Samford-signee Sussy Ngulefac went to the bench at the 1:55 mark of the first quarter with Parkview up 5-2. When she returned in the third quarter, the Panthers had built a commanding 31-13 lead. Birmingham-Southern-signee Lilly Hart hit 4 threes en route to 18 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steal. Nadya McCown had 12 point, 8 rebounds and 4 steals while Ngluefac finished with 12 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal and 1 block. Joze Baker provided scrappy play at the point, tacking on 7 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal. Mayah Watson-Casimir had 9 points, 4 rebounds and 5 steals. Josey trimmed the lead to 35-25 midway through the third quarter before Parkview ripped off a 15-2 run to put the game away early in the fourth quarter. The Eagles were led by Deajah Houck's 10 points. Arieonna Booker and JaCayla Shorty scored 6 points apiece while Ky'Shonna Brown was held to 2 points and 3 rebounds.

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