No. 1 Westlake 85, South Cobb 58: The Lions were led by 35 points via guard Danny Lewis to blow by South Cobb on the road for a Region 3 victory.
No. 4 Norcross 93, No. 6 Collins Hill 72: The Blue Devils’ size and guard play was too much for shorthanded Collins Hill to overcome. Rayshaun Hammonds scored 25 points to do the frontcourt damage while Kyle Sturdivant, Jordan Goldwire and Dalvin White chipped in 19, 17 and 16 points respectively. The Eagles, who were without their starting point guard Max Clark and backup Dez Howard due to injury, received a game-high 31 points from TeShaun Hightower. AJ Cheeseman scored 11 points and Kai Lambert netted nine.
No. 7 Lambert 64, Chattahoochee 57: Connor Mannion continued his rampant pace, going for 29 points and 22 rebounds. Tanner Hall and Ross Morkem both chipped in 11 points apiece to remain undefeated.
No. 9 Dacula 69, South Gwinnett 68 OT: Dacula came back from down 11 points with four minutes to play to force overtime and prove why they deserve a top ten ranking. The Falcons gutted out a win behind Derek St. Hilaire’s 25 points and Kevon Tucker’s 18 points, who fouled out. Juwan white scored 12 and freshman point guard Mekhail Bethea added 10 big points in the win.
Berkmar 72, Grayson 46: Berkmar picked up a statement win at home behind Darius Harrison and Jay Estime. Harrison finished with 20 points and eight rebounds while Estime poured in 22 points.
Brookwood 70, Archer 63: Brookwood continued to use a balanced attack to score another Region 8 victory. Micah Kinsey did it all, scoring 22 points, grabbing seven rebounds, dishing four assists and collecting four steals. Big man Amari Kelly posted a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Sean Agnant added 10 points and three assists.
McEachern 51, Marietta 40: McEachern outscored Marietta 18-to-4 in the fourth quarter to race past the upstart Blue Devils. Darius Jones led the way with 24 points while AJ Jones pitched in 16. Clay Croom had a big game on the glass, pulling down 12 rebounds.
Duluth 62, Peachtree Ridge 55: Adam Flagler finished with 16 points and five assists to pace the Wildcats in a Region 7 victory. Javis Diaz added 13 and Jalen Hodges netted 14 in the win. The Lions were led by Milz Tatum’s 15 points.
Pebblebrook 67, Langston Hughes 57: For the first time this season, Pebblebrook flexed its defensive muscle and showed that they can lock an opponent down after allowing 96 and 101 points in its past two games. Coming off a 40-point performance, Collin Sexton remained hot offensively with a game-high 28 points and nine rebounds. Jared Harper scored 17 points and dished out five assists. JJ Smith continued his solid all-around play with 14 points and 11 rebounds to go with two steals. Langston Hughes falls to 6-2. The Panthers were led by Derrick Cook’s 15 points and Khalil Cuffee’s 12.
Milton 70, Etowah 54: Alex O’Connell went for 25 points and eight rebounds while Harvard signee Chris Lewis finished with 14 points and 15 rebounds to win in the battle of Eagles.
Northview 66, West Forsyth 58: Garrett Stewart scored 21 points and Jeremiah Shields added 15 for the Titans to pick up a region victory. West Forsyth was led by Jay Magee’s 20 points and John Patterson’s 17-point, 12-rebound double-double.
No. 1 Miller Grove 82, MLK 35: Colin Young sank six three-pointers en route to 26 points to lead all scorers. The Wolverines shared the ball extremely well with Alterique Gilbert scoring 15 points and handing out 10 assists, and Aaron Augustin finishing with 13 points, 14 assists and eight steals. Big man Raylon Richardson scored nine points and hauled in eight rebounds. Owen Clark led MLK with 11 points.
No. 2 Gainesville 80, No. 5 Cedar Shoals 77 2OT: The Red Elephants pulled yet another game out of the fire to remain undefeated and atop the ever competitive Region 8-AAAAA. Cedar Shoals led 34-25 at the half as Gainesville did not start D’Marcus Simonds for assumed disciplinary reasons. The Red Elephants trailed the entire game but continued to chip away, even after the host Jaguars would continue to extend the lead to double digits. In the end, Simonds got the visiting Elephants over the hump and collected their second region victory after trailing at the half. He scored a game-high 40 points – 27 in the second half and 15 in the fourth – and was aided by Tae Turner’s 16. Stavion Stevenson paced the Jaguars with a big first half and finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Jerrick Mitchell chipped in 18 points, six assists and four steals and Greg Smith, Snipe Hall and Phlan Fleming all scored 12 apiece.
No. 3 McIntosh 74, Drew 56: Jordan Lyons scored a game-high 27 points as the Chiefs were able to cool off the high-scoring Drew offense. Chase Walter added 13 points and Braxton Shaw 12, while Dishon Lowery pulled down 15 rebounds and blocked five shots. Will Washington collected 10 assists on the night.
No. 4 Allatoona 56, Alexander 46: Ephraim Tshimanga powered the Bucs to a region victory with 22 points, five rebounds and five steals. Trey Doomes scored 12 points and collected five rebounds and five assists as well. Dylon Ramsey chipped in 10 points and four rebounds.
No. 6 Heritage 75, Winder-Barrow 24: Both Makyle Wilkerson and Byron Abrams netted 14 points to power the Patriots. Jordan Thomas added 11 while Isaiah Banks and Marquis Davis chipped in nine and eight points respectively.
No. 7 Riverwood 64, Cambridge 52: Kohl Roberts dominated the paint with 12 points and 19 rebounds to lift the Raiders to a 10-0 start. Elijah Jenkins continued to show off his improved stroke shooting 7-of-9 from deep and finishing with 27 points.
No. 9 LaGrange 55, Whitewater 51: Rico Smith went for 18 points and Bryan Fanning stepped up with 12 to help the Grangers move onto 5-0 to start the season.
No. 10 Southwest DeKalb 69, Druid Hills 54: TiQuan Lewis helped keep the Panthers undefeated and moved to 6-0 after scoring a team-high 14 points. Nathaniel Ambersley and Keith Gilmore notched 12 points apiece.
Apalachee 59, Loganville 46: Kamar Baldwin posted a double-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds and four assists to lead the Wildcats. Jabari Hill and Omer Ahmed picked up the slack with 11 points apiece.
Discovery 83, North Hall 59: Andrew Moore scored a team-high 20 points and Brian Liles added 15 to help the first-year program to yet another win. The Titans have been a pleasant surprise and now sit at 7-3. DJ Young and Jaden Stanley both added nine points while JeVonte Gordon chipped in seven.
South Paulding 59,Villa Rica 31: Ja’Cori Wilson went for 25 points and 10 rebounds in the Spartan victory. Anthony Brown also posted a double-double, scoring 12 points and collecting 10 rebounds.
Clarkston 40, Dunwoody 32: AJ McNeil scored 13 points to lead the Angoras. Maawiya Musa chipped in 12, using the deep ball, and Su Su Entongwe finished with 10 points to hold off Dunwoody.
No. 1 Lithonia 87, Chamblee 52: Tyheem Freeman scored 22 points and Jacara Cross finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds to blow by Chamblee in the battle of the Bulldogs. Rodney Chatman added 13 points, nine assists and five rebounds in the rout.
No. 3 Henry County 76, Riverdale 67: The Warhawks held on at home behind big games once again from Javon Greene and Damion Rosser. Greene finished with 26 points and five rebounds while Rosser flirted with a triple-double, going for 22 points, eight rebounds and nine assists.
No. 5 Grady 61, Stone Mountain 60: Another game, another narrow victory for Grady. The win is already their fourth 1-point win as the Knights advance to 7-0. Avi Toomer scored 21 points and grabbed six rebounds while Christian Bryant continued his strong play with 20 points and five assists.
No. 6 St. Pius 70, Cross Keys 18: The Golden Lions were able to get younger players some valuable minutes in the romp of Cross Keys. A pair of sophomores led St. Pius in scoring. Christian Mattei scored 16 points and Everett Lane, younger brother of the season’s leading scorer Kerney Lane, added 10 points.
Heritage-Catoosa 70, Pickens 47: Dylan Bice scored 19 points and Hunter Erickson added 17 to overwhelm the visiting Dragons.
Northwest Whitfield 78, Cartersville 67: Luke Shiflett and Paxton Pardee both scored 18 points to pace the Bruins out of Tunnel Hill.
Perry 68, Upson-Lee 63: Damion Bagley scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Chris Clerkley scored six, pulled in 11 rebounds and blocked two shots. Willie Walters added 10 points and Evan Lassiter 11 in the comeback.
No. 3 Morgan County 52, No. 4 East Jackson 45: Morgan County held on against East Jackson and for at least one more meeting, proved they are still the team to beat in Region 8. Travis Anderson led East Jackson’s trio of talented sophomore guards with 22 points in the loss.
No. 7 Calhoun 65, Ringgold 41: The Yellow Jackets passed their first test of the season with a blowout win. Fresh off the gridiron, Kaelan Riley scored 25 points and seven rebounds in the Calhoun season opener. Chapin Rierson finished with 14 points and nine rebounds in the win.
No. 9 East Hall 74, Dawson County 57: Tylor Brown’s career-high 29 points paced the Vikings in a lopsided victory. Triston Cooper added 12 points and Jacquen Hopkins netted 13 to round out the scoring.
Central-Macon 70, No. 10 Southwest Macon 61: Starting guard Aaron Ridley missed the game with a stress fracture in his back, and the lack of his presence proved costly as the Patriots dropped a region game. In the defeat, Nick Hargrove Jr. finished with 27 points and seven rebounds to go with his four assists. Justin Slocum posted a double-double with 20 points, 11 rebounds and seven blocks.
Blessed Trinity 50,Washington 32: Jackson Svete scored 13 points and John Michael Bertrand added 12 to lead the Titan charge. Known for its grinding defense, Blessed Trinity held Washington scoreless in the first quarter and allowed only seven first half points. Mynome Bell led Washington with 10 points.
Sonoraville 70, Adairsville 62: Wil Walraven poured in a game-high 29 points to help the Phoenix rise over Adairsville. Jaeden Irving and Brad Wilson also played well, scoring 15 points and 10 points.
No. 1 Seminole County 94, Mitchell County 73: Jordan Harris scored 41 points again, and added eight assists, seven rebounds and six steals to add to his legacy in south Georgia. Anfernee King went for 27 points, eight assists, seven steals and five boards.
No. 5 GAC 55, No. 2 Pace Academy 49: The Spartans officially announced their presence as a threat to contend for the Region 6 title after sending Pace Academy to a 0-3 start. Garrett Covington powered the attack with 20 points and received great balanced play from his teammates. Brian Coffey Jr. returned from an injured knee to add nine points while Jacob Hoffman and Hunter McIntosh added 10 and 11 points respectively.
No. 6 Holy Innocents’ 74, Hapeville Charter 50: Cole Smith remained hot with 22 points. Jules Erving added 18 for the Golden Bears.
Benedictine 68, Bryan County 63 OT: Tyleek Collins scored 21 points to power the Cadets in a thriller. Terry Tolbert added 16 points while Chase Marini and Cooper Marini added 12 and 10 points respectively.
No. 2 St. Francis 67, Buford 65: Coach Eddie Martin gets closer and closer to earning a signature victory at Buford. The Knights held on against the Wolves behind 21 Kobi Simmons points. Anthony Showell and Chance Anderson scored 18 and 11 points respectively. Sahil Patel finished with 12 points for Buford. Will Springer sank four threes en route to a 14 point night. Alex Jones chipped in 13 points in the loss.
No. 3 North Cobb Christian 56, Trion 27: Demiere Brown scored 12 points and snatched 10 rebounds to lead North Cobb Christian. Will Crumly controlled the glass with 13 rebounds of his own.
No. 4 Whitefield Academy 75, No. 9 Walker 57: Brendon Myles posted another double-double with 19 points, 12 rebounds, four assists and three steals to lead the Wolfpack. Isaiah Hart finished with 18 points and five steals while Malik Jones added 10 points.
No. 6 Lakeview Academy 66, Union County 33: The Lions received 15 points and 10 rebounds from Carter Reeves to blow by Union County. Drew Cottrell and Josh Randolph both scored 12 points while Daniel Fadool and Jack Blackburn both notched six assists.
No. 7 St. Anne-Pacelli 71, Central-Talbotton 55: Tre Sudberry and Armon Prophet continued their strong play for the Vikings. Sudberry scored a team-high 22 points with five assists, two blocks and four steals while Prohpet finished with 18 points, 12 assists and seven steals. Triston Wells also chipped in 12 points.
No. 4 South Forsyth 68, Habersham Central 37: Maryland signee Sarah Myers led the way with a game-high 19 points. Emily Dreslinski and Caroline Diem scored 11 and 10 points respectively in the win.
No. 8 Tucker 73, Rockdale County 36: Morgan Collins scored 12 points while Jayla Morrow and Chiqueria Cook both added nine. Morrow also collected three assists and three steals. Cook pulled down nine rebounds.
Duluth 34, Peachtree Ridge 30: Freshman Torey Walker led the Lady Cats to an important region win, scoring 14 points at home.
No. 2 Sequoyah 77, Cass 44: The She-Chiefs routed host Cass behind Lauren Hartman’s 21 points and seven rebounds. Both Kelley Hartman and Emily Seres scored 11 points while Megan Garcia and Peyton Satterfield pitched in nine apiece. Alyssa Cagle finished with eight points, five rebounds and seven assists.
McIntosh 42, Drew 24: DeLayne Rotolo powered the Lady Chiefs with 17 points. Savannah Soles added 10 and Maddie Emmet netted six in the victory.
North Springs 49, Forsyth Central 41: Julie Richards went for 26 points and 11 rebounds, but the Lady Dawgs were unable to rally back for the win after a slow start.
No. 3 Marist 42, Columbia 18: Ansley Goss powered a balanced War Eagle attack with 16 points and six assists. Dominique Oden dazzled on both ends with 14 points, eight assists and seven rebounds. Annabelle Farabaugh added 10 points.
St. Pius 47, Cross Keys 25: 11 players scored for the Golden Lions led by Hannah Jones’ 10 points. Mai Vy Madden scored seven points and Leah Middleton finished with six. Cross Keys was led by Kahniya McField’s 12 points and Yuyan Ke’s nine points.
No. 3 Dawson County 62, East Hall 55 2OT: No. 3 Dawson County survived in 2OT against an extremely good Lady Vikings team. Karlie Bearden scored 18 of her game-high 24 points in the second half including a three-pointer with just over 30 seconds left to send the game to overtime. Haley Burgess scored 10 points. East Hall was led by Carly Winters’ 20 points, coming off six three-pointers. Kylah Mize netted 19 in the defeat
Sonoraville 61, Adairsville 35: Becca Cheeks poured in 22 points and Taryn Hickey added 12 to pick up the region victory.
Brantley County 57, Toombs County 42: Joann Gomez scored 14 points and Demetria Jones chipped in 10 points, but the Lady Bulldogs fell to 1-6 on the season.
Allatoona 56, Alexander 46
Apalachee 59, Loganville 46
Bainbridge 81, Colquitt County 68
Berkmar 72, Grayson 46
Blessed Trinity 50, Washington 32
Brookwood 70, Archer 63
Calhoun 65, Ringgold 41
Central-Macon 70, Southwest 61
Clarke Central 58, Lanier 41
Clarkston 40, Dunwoody 32
Dacula 69, South Gwinnett 68
Discovery 83, North Hall 59
Douglas County 77, Newnan 65
Duluth 62, Peachtree Ridge 55
East Hall 74, Dawson County 57
Eastside 73, Griffin 61
Effingham County 55, Statesboro 53
Fellowship Christian 46, Pinecrest Academy 42
Gainesville 80, Cedar Shoals 77
Grady 61, Stone Mountain 60
Greater Atlanta Christian 55, Pace Academy 49
Habersham Central 56, South Forsyth 36
Henry County 76, Riverdale 67
Heritage-Catoosa 70, Pickens 47
Heritage-Conyers 72, Winder-Barrow 24
Hiram 67, Paulding County 50
Holy Innocents’ 74, Hapeville Charter 50
Jordan 70, Peach County 46
LaGrange 55, Whitewater 51
Lakeview Academy 66, Union County 33
Lambert 64, Chattahoochee 57
Lithonia 87, Chamblee 52
Lovejoy 60, Lakeside-DeKalb 55
Lumpkin County 73, Franklin County 46
McEachern 51, Marietta 40
McIntosh 76, Drew 54
Mill Creek 47,Meadowcreek 45
Miller Grove 82, M. L. King 35
Milton 70, Etowah 54
Morgan County 52, East Jackson 45
New Manchester 104, East Paulding 79
Norcross 93, Collins Hill 72
North Clayton 57, Towers 56
North Cobb Christian 56, Trion 27
Northview 66, West Forsyth 58
Northwest Whitfield 78, Cartersville 67
Pebblebrook 67, Langston Hughes 57
Perry 68, Upson-Lee 63
Pope 56, Woodstock 50
Redan 61, Arabia Mountain 49
Riverwood 64, Cambridge 52
Rome 86, Woodland-Cartersville 54
Roswell 54, Lassiter 48
Salem 47, Flowery Branch 28
Shiloh 75, Central Gwinnett 47
South Atlanta 58, Cedar Grove 49
South Paulding 59, Villa Rica 31
Southwest DeKalb 69, Druid Hills 54
St. Anne Pacelli 71, Central-Talbotton 55
St. Francis 67, Buford 65
St. Pius X 70, Cross Keys 18
Vidalia 96, Long County 76
Westlake 85, South Cobb 58
Westside-Augusta 60, Lakeside-Evans 51
White County 80, Towns County 52
Whitefield Academy 75, Walker 57
Alexander 54, Allatoona 50
Alpharetta 40, North Forsyth 38
Americus-Sumter 80, Dougherty 29
Archer 32, Brookwood 25
Banks County 77, West Hall 71
Bleckley County 58, Putnam County 49
Bowdon 47, Mt. Zion, Carroll 28
Bradwell Institute 42, Richmond Hill 41
Brantley County 57, Toombs County 42
Brunswick 58, Ware County 31
St. Francis 51, Buford 48
Centennial 41, Johns Creek 36
Clarke Central 68, Lanier 51
Collins Hill 57, Norcross 54
Colquitt County 36, Bainbridge 26
Cross Creek 65, Greene County 29
Dawson County 62, East Hall 55
Duluth 34, Peachtree Ridge 30
Dunwoody 56, Clarkston 18
Eagles Landing Christian 63, First Presbyterian 41
Effingham County 58, Statesboro 40
Fellowship Christian 49, Pinecrest Academy 41
Flowery Branch 66, Salem 18
Gainesville 48, Cedar Shoals 26
Grayson 41, Berkmar 35
Haralson County 59, Temple 28
Harrison 49, Hillgrove 44
Hart County 57, Jackson County 33
Heritage-Catoosa 64, Pickens 46
Hiram 72, Paulding County 12
Jeff Davis 63, Bacon County 18
Jefferson 33, Oconee County 7
Johnson-Savannah 62, Southeast Bulloch 23
Kennesaw Mountain 49, Osborne 47
Lakeside-Evans 41, Westside-Augusta 37
Lakeview Academy 54, Union County 30
Lovejoy 57, Lakeside-DeKalb 29
Lovett 56, Rabun Gap 46
Marist 42, Columbia 18
McEachern 65, Marietta 56
McIntosh 42, Drew 24
Mill Creek 65, Meadowcreek 16
Milton 63, Etowah 47
Morgan County 55, East Jackson 24
New Manchester 51, East Paulding 33
North Clayton 54, Towers 40
North Springs 49, Forsyth Central 41
Northwest Whitfield 65, Cartersville 30
Prince Avenue 40, Oglethorpe County 31
Ringgold 59, Calhoun 33
Riverwood 43, Cambridge 34
Rome 57, Woodland-Cartersville 26
Roswell 44, Lassiter 24
Sequoyah 77, Cass 44
Shiloh 44, Central Gwinnett 38
Social Circle 50, Athens Academy 42
Sonoraville 61, Adairsville 35
South Effingham 58, Metter 21
South Gwinnett 53, Dacula 46
Southwest DeKalb 60, Druid Hills 17
St. Pius X 47, Cross Keys 25
Stone Mountain 45, Grady 42
Stratford Academy 41, George Walton Academy 31
Tucker 73, Rockdale County 36
Wesleyan 80, KIPP Atlanta Charter 31
West Forsyth 58, Northview 43
Wilcox County 37, Mt. de Sales 28
Winder-Barrow 60, Heritage-Conyers 34
Woodstock 55, Pope 39