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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.

Spielin’ & Dealin’ Ep. 70: Girls Elite 8 Preview

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Kyle Sandy previews all 32 girls basketball match-ups across Georgia for the GHSA Elite 8.

7A [0:43]
6A [9:14]
5A [17:51]
4A [23:31]
3A [30:50]
2A [36:17]
A-Private [46:28]
A-Public [50:51]

February Frenzy

Girls Elite 8 Results

Class 7A

R2 #1 Westlake 77, R7 #2 Norcross 57
R5 #1 North Forsyth 35, R4 #2 Roswell 28

R4 #1 Cherokee 74, R8 #2 Rockdale County 38
R6 #1 Collins Hill 54, R2 #2 Campbell 49

Class 6A

R8 #1 Lanier 42, R2 #1 Glynn Academy 31
R4 #2 Forest Park 54, R6 #2 Creekview 48

R4 #1 Lovejoy 65, R7 #1 Northview 53
R1 #1 Valdosta 54, R6 #1 Harrison 49

Class 5A

R8 #1 Buford 59, R1 #2 Veterans 44
R5 #1 Southwest DeKalb 61, R3 #1 Griffin 45

R7 #1 Villa Rica 67, R4 #1 Eagle’s Landing 47
R5 #2 Columbia 50, R2 #2 Wayne County 45

Class 4A

R2 #1 Spalding 36, R7 #2 Marist 30
R4 #2 Luella 63, R5 #1 Sandy Creek 52

R7 #1 Flowery Branch 54, R4 #1 Henry County 50
R1 #1 Carver-Columbus 71, R6 #1 Heritage-Catoosa 43

Class 3A

R8 #1 Hart County 59, R2 #1 Tattnall County 51
R3 #1 Beach 64, R7 #3 Dawson County 51

R3 #2 Johnson-Savannah 48, R8 #2 Jefferson 32
R6 #1 Sonoraville 75, R4 #4 Rutland 51

Class 2A

R1 #2 Early County 73, R8 #1 Rabun County 60
R7 #3 Model 51, R4 #2 Josey 47 OT

R4 #1 Laney 62, R7 #1 Rockmart 41
R6 #1 Douglass 68, R1 #1 Fitzgerald 52

A-Private

#1 Holy Innocents’ 69, #8 Mt. Paran 35
#5 Calvary Day 46, #4 Stratford Academy 43

#2 St. Francis 70, #7 ELCA 43
#6 Wesleyan 76, #3 Lakeview Academy 51

A-Public

#8 Clinch County 69, #1 Greenville 60
#4 Marion County 56, #5 Wheeler County 51

#2 Telfair County 64, #10 Central-Talbotton 45
#3 Calhoun County 45, #6 Bowdon 32

Girls Sweet 16 Results

Class 7A

R2 #1 Westlake 92, R1 #2 Tift County 52
R7 #2 Norcross 67, R8 #1 Grayson 53

R4 #2 Roswell 64, R3 #1 McEachern 53
R5 #1 North Forsyth 59, R6 #2 Duluth 52

R4 #1 Cherokee 69, R2 #3 Pebblebrook 63
R8 #2 Rockdale County 43, R6 #4 Mill Creek 40

R2 #2 Campbell 52, R1 #1 Colquitt County 45
R6 #1 Collins Hill 76, R8 #3 Archer 35

Class 6A

R2 #1 Glynn Academy 50, R4 #3 Stephenson 35
R8 #1 Lanier 61, R6 #3 Sequoyah 37

R4 #2 Forest Park 59, R2 #4 Richmond Hill 7
R6 #2 Creekview 55, R5 #1 Langston Hughes 47

R4 #1 Lovejoy 62, R3 #2 Grovetown 28
R7 #1 Northview 54, R5 #3 New Manchester 43

R1 #1 Valdosta 67, R2 #2 Bradwell Institute 66 OT
R6 #1 Harrison 74, R8 #3 Dacula 62

Class 5A

R1 #2 Veterans 49, R2 #1 Statesboro 47
R8 #1 Buford 62, R7 #2 Carrollton 32

R3 #1 Griffin 69, R4 #2 Jones County 48
R5 #1 Southwest DeKalb 53, R7 #3 Rome 39

R4 #1 Eagle’s Landing 41, R3 #2 Starr’s Mil 38
R7 #1 Villa Rica 60, R5 #3 Arabia Mountain 52

R2 #2 Wayne County 46, R1 #1 Harris County 42
R5 #2 Columbia 59, R7 #4 Cass 43

Class 4A

R2 #1 Spalding 61, R1 #2 Hardaway 27
R7 #2 Marist 51, R8 #1 Madison County 44

R4 #2 Luella 62, R3 #1 Baldwin 60 OT
R5 #1 Sandy Creek 65, R6 #2 Northwest Whitfield 61

R4 #1 Henry County 65, R3 #2 Burke County 56
R7 #1 Flowery Branch 67, R8 #2 St. Pius X 19

R1 #1 Carver-Columbus 76, R3 #3 Cross Creek 36
R6 #1 Heritage-Catoosa 53, R8 #3 Oconee County 42

Class 3A

R2 #1 Tattnall County 57, R4 #3 Peach County 42
R8 #1 Hart County 73, R7 #2 North Hall 66

R3 #1 Beach 50, R4 #2 Central-Macon 28
R7 #3 Dawson County 62, R5 #1 Lovett 55

R3 #2 Johnson-Savannah 66, (At Large) Morgan County 44
R8 #2 Jefferson 84, R7 #1 GAC 68

R4 #4 Rutland 58, R2 #2 Pierce County 50
R6 #1 Sonoraville 61, R5 #2 Pace Academy 46

Class 2A

R1 #2 Early County 62, R2 #1 Woodville-Tompkins 41
R8 #1 Rabun County 82,  R7 #2 Chattooga 40

R4 #2 Josey 65, R3 #1 Dodge County 60
R7 #3 Model 67, R5 #1 Lamar County 57

R4 #1 Laney 72, R2 #3 Swainsboro 55
R7 #1 Rockmart 63, R8 #2 Elbert County 55

R1 #1 Fitzgerald 76, R2 #2 Bryan County 66
R6 #1 Douglass 55, R8 #3 Banks County 45

A-Private

#8 Mt. Paran 53, #9 Athens Academy 52
#1 Holy Innocents’ 76, #17 Greenforest 35

#5 Calvary Day 68, #12 Tallulah Falls 45
#4 Stratford Academy 43, #13 Prince Avenue 40

#7 ELCA 59, #10 Paideia 49
#2 St. Francis 81, #18 Christian Heritage 49

#6 Wesleyan 75, #11 Savannah Christian 23
#3 Lakeview Academy 58, #14 Darlington 36

A-Public

#8 Clinch County 60, #9 Mitchell County 51
#1 Greenville 61, #16 Pelham 56

#5 Wheeler County 68, #12 Dooly County 46
#4 Marion County 75, #13 ECI 54

#10 Central-Talbotton 61, #7 GMC 58
#2 Telfair County 52, #15 Turner County 42

#6 Bowdon 76, #11 Wilcox County 67 OT
#3 Calhoun County 52, #14 Towns County 31

Girls First Round State Playoffs Results

Class 7A

R1 #2 Tift County 43, R4 #3 Etowah 32
R2 #1 Westlake 84, R3 #4 Marietta 51
R7 #2 Norcross 83, R6 #3 Mountain View 45
R8 #1 Grayson 68, R5 #4 South Forsyth 49

R4 #2 Roswell 64, R1 #3 Lowndes 51
R3 #1 McEachern 74, R2 #4 East Coweta 35
R6 #2 Duluth 49, R7 #3 Parkview 33
R5 #1 North Forsyth 60, R8 #4 Newton 32

R2 #3 Pebblebrook 40, R3 #2 North Cobb 39
R4 #1 Cherokee 69, At Large North Gwinnett 52
R8 #2 Rockdale County 55, R5 #3 West Forsyth 50
R6 #4 Mill Creek 51, R7 #1 Brookwood 44

R2 #2 Campbell 66, R3 #3 Hillgrove 56
R1 #1 Colquitt County 61, R4 #4 Woodstock 55
R8 #3 Archer 63, R5 #2 Forsyth Central 61
R6 #1 Collins Hill 72,  R7 #4 Central Gwinnett 42

Class 6A

R4 #3 Stephenson 48, R1 #2 Northside-Warner Robins 37
R2 #1 Glynn Academy 61, R3 #4 Evans 22
R6 #3 Sequoyah 60, R7 #2 Alpharetta 46
R8 #1 Lanier 67, R5 #4 Alexander 35

R4 #2 Forest Park 49, R1 #3 Lee County 22
R2 #4 Richmond Hill 40, R3 #1 Heritage-Conyers 38
R6 #2 Creekview 50, R7 #3 Pope 43
R5 #1 Langston Hughes 67, R8 #4 Gainesville 37

R3 #2 Grovetown 51, R2 #3 Brunswick 47
R4 #1 Lovejoy 62, R1 #4 Houston County 15
R5 #3 New Manchester 54, R8 #2 Winder-Barrow 52 OT
R7 #1 Northview 56, R6 #4 Dalton 37

R2 #2 Bradwell Institute 65, R3 #3 Lakeside-Evans 43
R1 #1 Valdosta 64, R4 #4 ML King 42
R8 #3 Dacula 60, R5 #2 Douglas County 55
R6 #1 Harrison 75, R7 #4 Johns Creek 50

Class 5A

R1 #2 Veterans 68, R4 #3 Locust Grove 65
R2 #1 Statesboro 51, R3 #4 McIntosh 39
R7 #2 Carrollton 47, R6 #3 Decatur 36
R8 #1 Buford 72, R5 #4 Chamblee 26

R4 #2 Jones County 47, R1 #3 Bainbridge 36
R3 #1  Griffin 68, R2 #4 South Effingham 45
R7 #3 Rome 82, R6 #2 Maynard Jackson 68
R5 #1 Southwest DeKalb 56, R8 #4 Cedar Shoals 31

R3 #2 Starr’s Mill 58, R2 #3 Ware County 44
R4 #1 Eagle’s Landing 79, R1 #4 Warner Robins 61
R5 #3 Arabia Mountain 47, R8 #2 Clarke Central 39
R7 #1 Villa Rica 63, R6 #4 Lithia Springs 40

R2 #2 Wayne County 74, R3 #3 Fayette County 47
R1 #1 Harris County 51, R4 #4 Woodland-Stockbridge 47
R5 #2 Columbia 53, R8 #3 Loganville 38
R7 #4 Cass 63, R6 #1 Riverwood 57

Class 4A

R1 #2 Hardaway 68, R4 #3 Woodward Academy 50
R2 #1 Spalding 57, R3 #4 Thomson 40
R7 #2 Marist 51, R6 #3 Gilmer 41
R8 #1 Madison County 64, R5 #4 Cedartown 51

R4 #2 Luella 48, R1 #3 Shaw 45
R3 #1 Baldwin 51, R2 #4 Upson-Lee 49
R6 #2 Northwest Whitfield 63, R7 #3 White County 54
R5 #1 Sandy Creek 68, R8 #4 North Oconee 34

R3 #2 Burke County 57, R2 #3 Perry 41
R4 #1 Henry County 78, #4 Westover 30
R8 #2 St. Pius X 42, R5 #3 Central-Carollton 35
R7 #1 Flowery Branch 70, R6 #4 Pickens 43

R3 #3 Cross Creek 57, R2 #2 West Laurens 49
R1 #1 Carver-Columbus 76, R4 #4 Druid Hills 35
R8 #3 Oconee County 41, R5 #2 Troup County 28
R6 #1 Heritage-Catoosa 53, R7 #4 Chestatee 51

Class 3A

R4 #3 Peach County 57, R1 #2 Worth County 36
R2 #1 Tattnall County 60, R3 #4 Southeast Bulloch 24
R7 #2 North Hall 45, R6 #3 North Murray 41
R8 #1 Hart County 75, R5 #4 Redan 21

R4 #2 Central-Macon 49, R1 #3 Monroe 23
R3 #1 Beach 60, R2 #4 Brantley County 23
R7 #3 Dawson County 71, R6 #2 Coahulla Creek 60
R5 #1 Lovett 67, R8 #4 Monroe Area 46

R3 #2 Johnson-Savannah 84, R2 #3 Liberty County 28
At Large Morgan County 48, R4 #1 Kendrick 35
R8 #2 Jefferson 53, R5 #3 Cedar Grove 40
R7 #1 GAC 61, R6 #4 Ringgold 47

R2 #2 Pierce County 62, R3 #3 Islands 35
R4 #4 Rutland 56, R1 #1 Cook County 53
R5 #2 Pace Academy 42, R8 #3 East Jackson 37
R6 #1 Sonoraville 63, R7 #4 Cherokee Bluff 40

Class 2A

R1 #2 Early County 72, R4 #3 Jefferson County 34
R2 #1 Woodville-Tompkins 59, R3 #4 Southwest-Macon 50
R7 #2 Chattooga 61, R6 #3 Therrell 55
R8 #1 Rabun County 83, R5 #4 Heard County 43

R4 #2 Josey 48, R1 #3 Thomasville 22
R3 #1 Dodge County 76, R2 #4 Jeff Davis 44
R7 #3 Model 49, R6 #2 KIPP 36
R5 #1 Lamar County 63, R8 #4 Monticello 62

R2 #3 Swainsboro 51, R3 #2 East Laurens 48
R4 #1 Laney 78, R1 #4 Brooks County 40
R8 #2 Elbert County 47, R5 #3 Callaway 45
R7 #1 Rockmart 72, R6 #4 BT Washington 45

R2 #2 Bryan County 39, R3 #3 Washington County 31
R1 #1 Fitzgerald 86, R4 #4 Butler 48
R8 #3 Banks County 52, R5 #2 Bremen 29
R6 #1 Douglass 63, R7 #4 Gordon Central 51

Class A-Private

#9 Athens Academy 58, #24 Aquinas 25
#8 Mt. Paran – BYE
#17 Greenforest W, #16 Landmark Christian L
#1 Holy Innocents’ – BYE

#12 Tallulah Falls 56, #21 Savannah Country Day 53
#5 Calvary Day – BYE
#13 Prince Avenue 62, #20 First Presbyterian Day 23
#4 Stratford Academy – BYE

#10 Paideia 42, #23 Walker 33
#7 ELCA – BYE
#18 Christian Heritage 55, #15 King’s Ridge 35
#2 St. Francis – BYE

#11 Savannah Christian 32, #22 George Walton Academy 26
#6 Wesleyan – BYE
#14 Darlington 48, #19 Galloway 31
#3 Lakeview Academy – BYE

Class A-Public

#9 Mitchell County 61, #24 Macon County 39
#8 Clinch County – BYE
#16 Pelham 50, #17 Trion 49
#1 Greenville – BYE

#12 Dooly County 51, #21 Stewart County 27
#5 Wheeler County – BYE
#13 ECI 43, #20 Commerce 40
#4 Marion County – BYE

#10 Central-Talbotton 81, #23 Quitman County 57
#7 GMC – BYE
#15 Turner County 62, #18 Lake Oconee Academy 42
#2 Telfair County – BYE

#11 Wilcox County 75, #22 Elite Scholars Academy 73
#6 Bowdon – BYE
#14 Towns County 76, #19 Lanier County 46
#3 Calhoun County – BYE