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2019-20 GHSA Girls Basketball Transfer List

Here is a rundown of some transfers I have heard through the grapevine and a summary of what the additions mean. If you know of any more or any that are incorrect, please shoot me a tweet @KyleSandy355, leave a comment or email kylesandy355@gmail.com

Thanks!

Class 7A

SO Kristen Roche – 5’7″ – (Holy Spirit Prep to Hillgrove)

Class 6A

Class 5A

Class 4A

Class 3A

Class 2A

Class 1A

2018-19 GHSA All-State Girls Basketball Honors

All-Georgia

Sandy’s Spiel Ms. Basketball: Kayla McPherson, Madison County, So.

FIRST TEAM
G – Kayla McPherson, Madison County, So.
G – Raven Johnson, Westlake, So.
G – Anaya Boyd, Lovejoy, Jr.
F – Javyn Nicholson, Collins Hill, Sr.
C – Olivia Cochran, Carver-Columbus, Jr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Morgan Robinson-Nwagwu, Norcross, Sr.
F – AC Carter, Wesleyan, Jr.
F – Deasia Merrill, Villa Rica, Sr.
C – Jillian Hollingshead, Holy Innocents’, So.
C – Makayla Timpson, Early County, So.

Honorable Mention
G – Torrion Starks, Hart County, Sr.
G – NeKiyah Thompson, Douglass, Sr.
G – Weronika Hipp, ELCA, Jr.
G – Elizabeth Gibbs, Landmark Christian, Sr.
G – Kaylee Sticker, Dawson County, Sr.
G – Chellia Watson, Winder-Barrow, Sr.
G – Genesis Bryant, Lovejoy, Jr.
F – Zoesha Smith, Glynn Academy, Jr.
F – Corriana Evans, Spalding, Jr.
F – Amari Robinson, Douglas County, Sr.
C – Sania Feagin, Forest Park, So.

Class AAAAAAA

Coach of the Year: Hilda Hankerson, Westlake (30-0 Repeat State Champs; 1 Senior)
Player of the Year: Raven Johnson, Westlake, So.
Freshman of the Year: Bridget Utberg, Woodstock
Best Scorer: Javyn Nicholson, Collins Hill, Sr.
Best Shooter: Katherine Fourie, Collins Hill, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Javyn Nicholson, Collins Hill, Sr.
Best Passer: Bria Harmon, Collins Hill, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Selma Kulo, Brookwood, Jr.
Most Underrated: Michelle Smith, Hillgrove, Sr.
Most Improved Team: West Forsyth 16-12 (Improved from 5-24)
Most Improved: Lydia Freeman, Westlake, Jr. (Improved from 2.3 ppg/2.7 rpg/0.1 bpg to 14.1 ppg/6.9 rpg/1.3 bpg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Raven Johnson, Westlake, So.
G – Morgan Robinson-Nwagwu, Norcross, Sr.
G – Azonya Austin, North Cobb, Jr.
F – Javyn Nicholson, Collins Hill, Sr.
C – Sacha Washington, Parkview, So.

SECOND TEAM
G – Bria Harmon, Collins Hill, Sr.
G – Myra Strickland, Norcross, Sr.
F – Kiki Adams, Brookwood, Sr.
F – Jazmin Robinson, Grayson, Sr.
C – Lydia Freeman, Westlake, Jr.

Honorable Mention
G – Caroline Martin, North Forsyth, Jr.
G – Sydney Thomas, North Cobb, Jr.
G – Janiah Ellis, Colquitt County, Jr.
G – Kennedy Powell, Roswell, Sr.
G – Katherine Fourie, Collins Hill, Sr.
G – Denim DeShields, McEachern, So.
G – Ashlyn Andrus, Cherokee, Jr.
G – Bridget Utberg, Woodstock, Fr.
G – Jada Alston, Campbell, Sr.
F – Milana Holmes, Pebblebrook, Jr.
F – Malia Fisher, North Gwinnett, So.

Class AAAAAA

Coach of the Year: Tim Slater, Lanier (29-3 State Champs; Allowed 37.2 PPG in tournament)
Player of the Year: Anaya Boyd, Lovejoy, Jr.
Freshman of the Year:  Lazaria Spearman, Dacula
Best Scorer: Chellia Watson, Winder-Barrow, Sr.
Best Shooter: Sydney Rosant, Sequoyah, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Lazaria Spearman, Dacula, Fr.
Best Passer: Teya Holloman, Pope, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Christabel Ezumah, Lanier, Jr.
Most Underrated: Jodi Mullins, South Cobb, Jr.
Most Improved Team: Glynn Academy 26-5 (Improved from 14-13; Elite 8; Region 2 Champs)
Most Improved: Kaliyah Little, Northside-Warner Robins, Sr. (Improved from 10.4 ppg/3 rpg/3.2 apg/3.3 spg to 19 ppg/5 rpg/2.9 apg/3.2 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Genesis Bryant, Lovejoy, Jr.
G – Anaya Boyd, Lovejoy, Jr.
G – Chellia Watson, Winder-Barrow, Sr.
F – Zoesha Smith, Glynn Academy, Jr.
C – Sania Feagin, Forest Park, So.

SECOND TEAM
G – Kalen Surles, Lanier, Sr.
G – Sydney Rosant, Sequoyah, Sr.
F – Amari Robinson, Douglas County, Sr.
F – Ashlee Austin, Northview, Sr.
C – Lazaria Spearman, Dacula, Fr.

Honorable Mention
G – Alana Denson, Forest Park, Sr.
G – Asjah Inniss, Northview, Jr.
G – Jasmine Blevins, Bradwell Institute, Sr.
G – Cheyenne Holloman, Pope, So.
G – Tamia Stargell, Langston Hughes, Fr.
F – Tija Blackwell, Gainesville, Sr.
F – Sade Harrell, Heritage-Conyers, So.
F – Nia Allen, Valdosta, Sr.
C – Josie Johnson, Creekview, Sr.
C – Sierra Wynn, Stephenson, Jr.
C – Christabel Ezumah, Lanier, Jr.

Class AAAAA

Coach of the Year: Gene Durden, Buford (29-2 Three-peat State Champs; 3 Seniors; Lost two 2018 D-1 signees)
Player of the Year: Deasia Merrill, Villa Rica, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Xaviera Dyer, Maynard Jackson
Best Scorer: Zamiya Passmore, Locust Grove, Sr.
Best Shooter: Lacy Robins, Statesboro, Jr.
Best Rebounder: Jada Claude, Whitewater, Sr.
Best Passer: Deasia Merrill, Villa Rica, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Emily Greek, Thomas County Central, Sr.
Most Underrated: Trinity Edwards, Chamblee, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Columbia 22-8 (Improved from 6-19; Final 4)
Most Improved: Madison Perez, Veterans, Sr. (Improved from 5.8 ppg/17 3PM/0.9 rpg/1.9 apg/1.8 spg to 12.7 ppg/73 3PM/1.3 rpg/2.2 apg/1.1 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Zamiya Passmore, Locust Grove, Sr.
G – Lacy Robins, Statesboro, Jr.
F – Jada Claude, Whitewater, Sr.
F – Taziaha Fanning, Harris County, Sr.
F – Deasia Merrill, Villa Rica, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – De’Mauri Flournoy, Carrollton, So.
G – Constance Thomas, Columbia, Jr.
G – Tate Walters, Buford, Jr.
C – Stacie Jones, Veterans, Jr.
C – Kennedi Manning, Arabia Mountain, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Courtney Smith, Whitewater, Sr.
G – Patsy Mosley, Maynard Jackson, So.
G – Trinity Edwards, Chamblee, Sr.
G – Shontrice Austin, Columbia, Sr.
G – Mikaylyn Glover, Clarke Central, Jr.
G – Alice Anne Hudson, Starr’s Mill, Jr.
G – Ty’kerria Richardson, Jones County, Sr.
F – Raven Thurman, Southwest DeKalb, Sr.
F – Unique Miller, Maynard Jackson, So.
F – Ny’Azjha Carter-Ransom, Harris County, Sr.
C – Tolisha Walker, Locust Grove, Jr.

Class AAAA

Coach of the Year: Anson Hundley, Carver-Columbus (32-0 State Champs)
Player of the Year: Kayla McPherson, Madison County, So.
Freshman of the Year: Sydney Bowles, Woodward Academy
Best Scorer: Kayla McPherson, Madison County, So.
Best Shooter: Ashley Scott, Flowery Branch, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Olivia Cochran, Carver-Columbus, Jr.
Best Passer: Ja’Kerra Wilbur, West Laurens, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Olivia Cochran, Carver-Columbus, Jr.
Most Underrated: Jamiah Lane, Thomson, Sr.
Most Improved Team: LaFayette 13-12 (Improved from 4-17)
Most Improved: Paris Mullins, Henry County, Sr. (Improved from 6 ppg/4.4 rpg/0.6 spg/0.3 bpg to 12.8 ppg/9 rpg/1.6 spg/1 bpg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Kayla McPherson, Madison County, So.
G – Caroline Wysocki, Flowery Branch, Sr.
G – Briana Juniel, Henry County, Sr.
F – Corriana Evans, Spalding, Jr.
C – Olivia Cochran, Carver-Columbus, Jr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Aniaya Jester, Spalding, Sr.
G – Janya Love-Hill, Carver-Columbus, Sr.
F – Keely Brown, Luella, Jr.
F – Jordan Bailey, Madison County, Sr.
C – Paris Mullins, Henry County, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Kyia Craft, Druid Hills, Fr.
G – Sydney Bowles, Woodward Academy, Fr.
G – Asjah Harrell, Perry, Sr.
G – Calmela Mack, West Laurens, Sr.
G – Crystal Corley, Baldwin, Sr.
G – Ansley Hall, North Oconee, Jr.
F – Jada Griffin, Northwest Whitfield, Sr.
F – Emily Wiley, Heritage-Catoosa, Sr.
F – A’Maiya Jackson, Henry County, Sr.
F – Jordyn Dorsey, Cross Creek, So.
C – Daija Powell, Sandy Creek, Jr.

Class AAA

Coach of the Year: Brandon Lindsey, Johnson-Savannah (22-8 Repeat State Champs; Beat 4 ranked teams in tournament)
Player of the Year: Torrion Starks, Hart County, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Kaleigh Addie, GAC
Best Scorer: Torrion Starks, Hart County, Sr.
Best Shooter: Miranda Powell, Morgan County, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Taniya Alexander, Hart County, So.
Best Passer: Torrion Starks, Hart County, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Da’Nasia Shaw, Peach County, Sr.
Most Underrated: BreAsia Davis, Rutland, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Lumpkin County 17-9 (Improved from 9-15; Beat R7 #1 GAC)
Most Improved: Jaida Burgess, Beach, Jr. (Improved from 6.4 ppg/2.5 rpg/2.1 apg/2.6 spg to 17.3 ppg/3.9 rpg/3.1 apg/5.6 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Torrion Starks, Hart County, Sr.
G – J’Mya Cutter, Johnson-Savannah, Sr.
G – Da’Nasia Shaw, Peach County, Sr.
G – Kaylee Sticker, Dawson County, Sr.
C – Taniya Alexander, Hart County, So.

SECOND TEAM
G – Jaida Burgess, Beach, Jr.
G – Sydney Johnson, Lovett, Sr.
G – Kaleigh Addie, GAC, Fr.
G – Bailee Breedlove, Franklin County, So.
F – Jasmine Thompson, Johnson-Savannah, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Livi Blackstock, Jefferson, So.
G – Miranda Powell, Morgan County, Sr.
G – Madison Evans, Beach, Jr.
G – Lou Reid, Morgan County, Sr.
G – Kaila Rougier, Beach, So.
G – Macey Gregg, Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe, Sr.
G – Isabel Davenport, Lumpkin County, So.
G – Sarah Plemons, North Murray, Sr.
F – Maliyah Parks, Sonoraville, Jr.
F – Natalia Bolden, Jefferson, Fr.
C – Kayla Garrett, Tattnall County, Sr.

Class AA

Coach of the Year: Alana Allen, Douglass (27-6 State Champs; Toughest schedule in state; Eliminated Laney)
Player of the Year: Makayla Timpson, Early County, So.
Freshman of the Year: Ava Hunter, Union County
Best Scorer: Olonna Rawls, Bryan County, Jr.
Best Shooter: Charlsey Kelly, Swainsboro, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Makayla Timpson, Early County, So.
Best Passer: NeKiyah Thompson, Douglass, Sr.
Best Shot Blocker: Makayla Timpson, Early County, So.
Most Underrated: Megan Kent, Model, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Fitzgerald 27-1 (Improved from 17-6; Undefeated regular season; Outright Region 1 Champs; Elite 8)
Most Improved: Miracle Parker, Washington County, So. (Improved from 7.2 ppg/3.3 rpg/1 apg/2.2 spg to 18.3 ppg/6 rpg/2.2 apg/2.8 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Olonna Rawls, Bryan County, Jr.
G – Tomiyah Alford, Lamar County, Sr.
G – NeKiyah Thompson, Douglass, Sr.
F – Destanee Wright, Dodge County, Sr.
C – Makyala Timpson, Early County, So.

SECOND TEAM
G – Trinity Jones, Fitzgerald, Jr.
G – Jashanti Simmons, Putnam County, Jr.
G – Europe Brown, Dodge County, Sr.
G – Jaiden Hamilton, Laney, Sr.
F – Keyarah Berry, Rockmart, So.

Honorable Mention
G – Madison Abbott, Monticello, Sr.
G – Jazmin Grayson, Woodville-Tompkins, Sr.
G – Miracle Parker, Washington County, So.
G – Ashuntee Weems, Douglass, So.
G – Dynesha Brown, Swainsboro, Sr.
G – Heather Vaughan, Banks County, Jr.
G – Laken Stiles, Rabun County, Jr.
G – Mercedes Coleman, Gordon Central, So.
G – Hayleigh Ross, Fitzgerald, Sr.
F – Jaycie Bowen, Banks County, Sr.
F – Brooke Henricks, Rabun County, Sr.

Class A-Private

Coach of the Year: Nichole Dixon, Holy Innocents’ (25-7; State Champs; Started 0-2)
Player of the Year: Jillian Hollingshead, Holy Innocents’, So.
Freshman of the Year: Kara Dunn, Mt. Paran
Best Scorer: Weronika Hipp, ELCA, Jr.
Best Shooter: Nicole Azar, Wesleyan, So.
Best Rebounder: AC Carter, Wesleyan, Jr.
Best Passer: Paige Lyons, Wesleyan, So.
Best Shot Blocker: Jillian Hollingshead, Holy Innocents’, So.
Most Underrated: Cierra Foster, Holy Innocents’, So.
Most Improved Team: Mt. Paran 24-4 (Improved from 13-12; Elite 8; 1 Senior, 6 Freshmen, 6 Sophomores)
Most Improved: Lovie Ballard, SACA, Jr. (Improved from 7.1 ppg/6.7 rpg/1.1 spg to 19.3 ppg/8.4 rpg/0.8 spg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Weronika Hipp, ELCA, Jr.
G – Elizabeth Gibbs, Landmark Christian, Sr.
F – AC Carter, Wesleyan, Jr.
F – India Bellamy, ELCA, Sr.
C – Jillian Hollingshead, Holy Innocents’, So.

SECOND TEAM
G – Paige Lyons, Wesleyan, So.
G – Mia Moore, St. Francis, So.
G – Eliza Snyder, Lakeview Academy, Jr.
F – Jordan Isaacs, St. Francis, Sr.
F – Kai Carter, Paideia, Sr.

Honorable Mention
G – Nadia Reese, Stratford Academy, Jr.
G – Mary Elaine Mitchell, Stratford Academy, Jr.
G – Mahkayla Premo, Calvary Day, Fr.
G – Jasmine Akins, Calvary Day, Jr.
G – Christina Walker, Paideia, Jr.
G – Caroline Dingler, Darlington, Jr.
G – Jada Ryce, Galloway, So.
G – Jada Farrell, Holy Innocents’, Jr.
F – Kara Dunn, Mt. Paran, Fr.
C – Aminita Ly, Greenforest, Sr.
C – Ali Rumpel, Athens Academy, So.

Class A-Public

Coach of the Year: Fran McPherson, Marion County (29-1 State Champs)
Player of the Year: Ansley Whitley, Marion County, Sr.
Freshman of the Year: Layla Hood, Elite Scholars Academy
Best Scorer: Gracie Brunel, Lanier County, Sr.
Best Shooter: Gracie Brunel, Lanier County, Sr.
Best Rebounder: Ansley Whitley, Marion County, Sr.
Best Passer: Mya Byrd, Turner County, Jr.
Best Shot Blocker: Takia Davis, Calhoun County, So.
Most Underrated: Morgan Hill, Echols County, Sr.
Most Improved Team: Clinch County 21-7 (Improved from 11-15; Final 4; 1 Senior)
Most Improved: JaBrica Leslie, Greenville, So. (Improved from 8 ppg/5 rpg/1 apg/1.4 spg/0.3 bpg to 18.2 ppg/8.7 rpg/0.8 apg/3.5 spg/1.2 bpg)

FIRST TEAM
G – Gracie Brunel, Lanier County, Sr.
G – Jameisha Williams, Marion County, Jr.
F – JaBrica Leslie, Greenville, So.
F – Prencis Harden, ECI, So.
C – Ansley Whitley, Marion County, Sr.

SECOND TEAM
G – Zyhia Johnson, Clinch County, So.
G – Sameria Bryant, Wheeler County, Jr.
G – Mya Byrd, Turner County, Jr.
F – Angel McRae, Clinch County, So.
F – ShaBrica Leslie, Greenville, So.

Honorable Mention
G – India Wells, Telfair County, Sr.
G – Kanashas Enocher, Calhoun County, Sr.
G – Anyla Bell, Mitchell County, So.
G – Brandy Mackey, Telfair County, Sr.
G – Keonya Mincey, Wheeler County, Jr.
G – Destiny McClendon, Lake Oconee Academy, So.
F – Yakia Temple, Turner County, So.
F – Deandria Stephens, Georgia Military, So.
F – Bernyla Sparks, Central-Talbotton, So.
C – Ashley Whitley, Marion County, Sr.
C – Alayshia Dixon, Wilcox County, So.

Final 2018-19 Girls Rankings

Class AAAAAAA

1. Westlake (30-0)
2. Collins Hill (30-2)
3. Cherokee (27-4)
4. North Forsyth (26-5)
5. Roswell (21-9)
6. Norcross (19-11)
7. Campbell (19-11)
8. Grayson (26-3)
9. Pebblebrook (22-6)
10. McEachern (17-10)

Class AAAAAA

1. Lanier (29-3)
2. Lovejoy (29-4)
3. Forest Park (27-5)
4. Northview (25-5)
5. Valdosta (26-4)
6. Glynn Academy (25-5)
7. Creekview (24-5)
8. Harrison (22-9)
9. Stephenson (18-12)
10. Dacula (22-8)

Class AAAAA

1. Buford (29-2)
2. Villa Rica (32-1)
3. Southwest DeKalb (24-7)
4. Columbia (22-8)
5. Wayne County (24-5)
6. Veterans (25-5)
7. Eagle’s Landing (23-6)
8. Griffin (21-8)
9. Arabia Mountain (20-6)
10. Harris County (22-6)

Class AAAA

1. Carver-Columbus (32-0)
2. Spalding (25-5)
3. Flowery Branch (27-4)
4. Henry County (28-3)
5. Luella (25-6)
6. Marist (22-8)
7. Sandy Creek (25-5)
8. Madison County (25-3)
9. Heritage-Catoosa (24-6)
10. Baldwin (21-7)

Class AAA

1. Johnson-Savannah (22-8)
2. Hart County (25-7)
3. Beach (26-5)
4. Sonoraville (23-9)
5. Jefferson (25-4)
6. Dawson County (22-9)
7. Tattnall County (24-6)
8. North Hall (19-10)
9. GAC (17-12)
10. Morgan County (19-8)

Class AA

1. Douglass (27-6)
2. Early County (27-5)
3. Laney (28-3)
4. Fitzgerald (27-1)
5. Model (23-8)
6. Rabun County (28-2)
7. Josey (22-8)
8. Bryan County (26-3)
9. Swainsboro (23-5)
10. Dodge County (25-3)

Class A-Private

1. Holy Innocents’ (25-7)
2. Wesleyan (28-4)
3. St. Francis (25-4)
4. Calvary Day (27-4)
5. Lakeview Academy (25-5)
6. ELCA (21-5)
7. Mt. Paran (24-4)
8. Stratford Academy (27-2)
9. Paideia (21-6)
10. Greenforest (19-7)

Class A-Public

1. Marion County (28-1)
2. Calhoun County (29-3)
3. Clinch County (21-7)
4. Telfair County (23-6)
5. Greenville (26-3)
6. Wheeler County (22-6)
7. Central-Talbotton (18-8)
8. Bowdon (22-6)
9. Georgia Military College (19-3)
10. Mitchell County (23-6)

State Championship Recaps

Girls Final 4 Recaps

Class 7A

(At Buford City Arena)

R2 #1 Westlake 48, R5 #1 North Forsyth 26: Westlake led 21-5 at the half and never allowed North Forsyth an idea of an upset. Snoop Turnage scored 14 points. In the loss Caroline Martin scored 8 points.

R6 #1 Collins Hill 58, R4 #1 Cherokee 48: Purdue-signee Bria Harmon scored 21 points to lead the Eagles. Chatham Brown netted 10 in the loss. North Georgia-signee Lacie McCoy scored 9 points and Ashlyn Andrus had 8.

Class 6A

(At West Georgia)

R8 #1 Lanier 44, R4 #2 Forest Park 38: The Longhorns shot 8% in the first half and trailed 22-13 late in the third quarter before shocking the Panthers. Lanier took their first lead with 3:25 remaining at 34-32. Mekala Fuller (15), Nala Lawrence (10) and Christabel Ezumah (10) led the charge. Sania Feagin led Forest Park with 12. Destiny Thomas scored 10 points and Sarah Matthews netted 9.

R4 #1 Lovejoy 69, R1 #1 Valdosta 46: Anaya Boyd had 17 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals and 4 blocks in the win. Genesis Bryant had 16 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists. In the loss, Ja’mya Johnson had 17 points and 7 rebounds. Nia Allen chipped in 14 points and 11 rebounds.

Class 5A

(At Columbus State)

R8 #1 Buford 51, R5 #1 Southwest DeKalb 38: Tate Walters finished with 21 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals. Ebony Grant posted 6 points and 12 rebounds.  Preston Reid collected 6 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals.

R7 #1 Villa Rica 57, R5 #2 Columbia 50: Kentucky-signee Deasia Merrill went 6-of-8 down the stretch from the line to ice a win for Villa Rica, finishing with 26 points and 19 rebounds. Dekiya Cofield scored 12 in the win. Columbia was led by Shontrice Austin’s 16 points and 12 rebounds. Constance Thomas had 8 points and 12 rebounds. India Terrell scored 12.

Class 4A

(At Fort Valley State)

R2 #1 Spalding 50, R4 #2 Luella 28: Corriana Evans scored 17 poinys while Aniya Jester had 13 in the win, pulling away after leading 23-22 at the half. Keely Brown scored 9 points and Paris Miller 7 in the loss.

R1 #1 Carver-Columbus 74, R7 #1 Flowery Branch 70: Olivia Cochran scored 29 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to power Carver-Columbus. Georgia College-commit Caroline Wysocki led the Lady Falcons with 21 points and Ashley Woodroffe scored 20 in the loss. Ashley Scott had 12 points.

Class 3A

(At Georgia Southern – Savannah [Armstrong State]}

R8 #1 Hart County 62, R3 #1 Beach 58:  Hart County rallied from down 12 points in the fourth quarter to stun Beach. Western Kentucky-signee Torrion Starks took over with 35 points. Shakendra Grove drilled five threes. Madison Evans led Beach with 23 points. Jaida Burgess had 13 points in the loss.

R3 #2 Johnson-Savannah 64, R6 #1 Sonoraville 52: J’Mya Cutter netted 17 points to lead the Atomsmashers. Antalazia Baker chipped in 13 points while Zoriah Mobley, Jasmine Thompson and Checobia Hugie all pitched in 9 points. Maliyah Parks led Sonoraville with 20 points while Abby Chambers had 12.

Class 2A

(At Georgia College)

R1 #2 Early County 74, R7 #3 Model 60: Makayla Timpson was too much inside with 30 points, 22 rebounds, 3 assists and 6 blocks. Janya Williams hit 5 threes en route to 21 points. Ta’Ziaya Jones posted 13 points and 9 rebounds. In the loss, Libby Upton had 16 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals. Montana Moats scored 15 points. Madison Harper had 13 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks. Megan Kent totaled 8 points, 10 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 blocks.

R6 #1 Douglass 66, R4 #1 Laney 60: Down by as many as 12 points in the first half, Douglass regrouped and used a 13-0 run spanning the third and early fourth quarter to take control and eliminate the two-time defending state champs. Jacksonville State-signee Nekiyah Thompson went for 27 points (12-13 FT), 3 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals while Ashuntee Weems had 15 points, 9 rebounds, 4 steals and 1 block. Ashley McKee scored 11 points. Ikenya King tallied 9 points, 17 rebounds and 1 block. Laney got a career-night from Camille Smith, who scored the first 8 points of the game and scored 16 of her team-high 18 points in the first half. Santanna Dennis and Jaiden Hamilton scored 9 apiece. Hamilton limped off the floor at the 6:09 mark on the third quarter and did not return.

Class A-Private

(At North Georgia)

#1 Holy Innocents’ 70, #5 Calvary Day 30: Freshman Marya Hudgens had 13 points and six rebounds.  Jada Farrell had 12 points and nine rebounds. Jill Hollingshead had 10 points and eight rebounds. Jasmine Akins scored 14 points in the loss.

#6 Wesleyan 66, #2 St. Francis 52 : St. Francis fell flat against Wesleyan for the second year in a row as AC Carter posted 25 points and 19 rebounds. Callie Weaver scored 11 points. Paige Lyons and Nicole Azar each netted 10 points.

Class A-Public

(At Valdosta State)

#4 Marion County 57, #8 Clinch County 49: Jameshia Williams netted 18 points to power Marion County. Clinch County received 19 points from Zyhia Johnson.

#3 Calhoun County 46, #2 Telfair County 42: Destiny Hightower hit a late three to send Calhoun County to the title game.