Class A Blog: A look at Round 1 results, Quarterfinals pairings

Here’s a recap of the first round of state playoff games, and a look ahead to the quarterfinals:

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First Round:

#9 Athens Academy 44, #24 Calvary Day 35: Barrett McLanahan’s three-pointer early in the fourth quarter gave the Spartans a lead they wouldn’t relinquish. He finished with 13 points while Lawrence Jang led all scorers with 15.

#16 Pinecrest Academy 67, # 17 Galloway 56: Freshman Oscar Lynch led the Paladins with 24 points, including four three-pointers, while Anthony Arrington added 20 in the win.
Quarterfinals:

#8 Savannah Country Day vs. #9 Athens Academy
#1 St. Francis vs. #17 Galloway

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First Round:

#21 Hebron Christian 57, #12 Darlington 47: The Lions won their first state playoff game in program history, on the strength of a 22-point, 17-rebound effort by Marcus Eiken.

#13 Holy Innocents’ 70, #20 Stratford Academy 57: Leading by just two heading into the fourth quarter, the Bears blew the game open outscoring the Eagles 24-13 in the final period.

Quarterfinals:

#5 Greenforest vs. #21 Hebron Christian 
#4 Mt. Bethel vs. #13 Holy Innocents’

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First Round:

#10 Walker 45, #23 Aquinas 36: Double-doubles by Burke Chebuhar (16 points, 12 rebounds) and Chandler Baker (14 points, 10 rebounds) helped the Wolverines knock out the defending state champions.

#15 Mt. Pisgah Christian 71, #18 Prince Avenue Christian 65

Quarterfinals:

#7 Riverside Military Academy vs. #10 Walker
#2 ELCA vs. #15 Mt. Pisgah Christian

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First Round:

#11 Wesleyan 47, #22 Trinity Christian 46: The Wolves relied on defense to move into the quarterfinals, as Maclean Hoekwater forced a Lion turnover in the final seconds to preserve the win.

#14 North Cobb Christian 50, #19 Mt. Paran Christian 47: Freshman Kami Young scored a game-high 17 point, none bigger than his three-pointer at the buzzer to provide the margin of victory for the Eagles.

Quarterfinals:

#6 Christian Heritage vs. #11 Wesleyan
#3 Lakeview Academy vs. #14 North Cobb Christian

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First Round:

#9 Athens Academy 58, #24 Aquinas 25: The Spartans bounced back from a tough overtime loss in the first-round of the Region 8 tournament over a week ago, with a resounding win over the Irish. The backcourt of senior Greer Moseley and sophomore Meg Williams led the way with 19 and 13 points, respectively.

# 17 Greenforest over #16 Landmark Christian

Quarterfinals:

#8 Mt. Paran Christian vs. #9 Athens Academy
#1 Holy Innocents’ vs. #17 Greenforest

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First Round:

#12 Tallulah Falls 56, #21 Savannah Country Day 53: Tallulah Falls built a huge 17-point lead in the first half and then hung on to edge the Hornets.

#13 Prince Avenue Christian 62, #20 First Presbyterian 23: The Wolverines exploded in the third quarter, outscoring the Vikings 22-4, en route to the easy win. Karlee Armstrong led the way with 18 points, Noelle Hynes added 14, Janie Henderson 12 and Madison Britt 8.

Quarterfinals:

#5 Calvary Day vs. #12 Tallulah Falls 
#4 Stratford Academy vs. #13 Prince Avenue Christian

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First Round:

#10 Paideia 42, #23 Walker 33: The Pythons built and 11-point lead and never looked back. 

#18 Christian Heritage 55, #15 King’s Ridge 35: The Lions turned a one-point lead at halftime into a 20-point blow-out win. Faith Humphrey led the way with 16 points, Mary Kate Humphrey had 12, Haddie Chambless added a triple-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds, and Madison Brown stuffed the stat sheet with 10 points, 8 rebounds and 4 steals.

Quarterfinals:

#7 Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy vs. #10 Paideia
#2 St. Francis vs. #18 Christian Heritage

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First Round:

#11 Savannah Christian 32, #22 George Walton 26: Junior Paige Dennis’ three-pointer at the end of the first quarter gave the Raiders a 7-6 lead they would never relinquish. Dennis finished with 9 points, 6 steals, 3 rebounds and 2 assists. Senior Kayla Jones led the way with 13 points and 7 rebounds. 

#14 Darlington 48, #19 Galloway 31: Olivia Adams led the Tigers with 16 points, including a trio of three-pointers, while Sydney Seymour added 10.

Quarterfinals:

#6 Wesleyan vs. #11 Savannah Christian 
#3 Lakeview Academy vs. #19 Galloway

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First Round:

#9 Terrell County 82, #24 Greenville 71
#16 Drew Charter 67, # 17 Georgia Military Academy 62 

Quarterfinals:

#8 Pelham vs. #9 Terrell County
#1 Calhoun County vs. #16 Drew Charter

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First Round:

#12 Clinch County 53, #21 Schley County 52 
#5 Wilkinson County (Bye)
#13 Chattahoochee County 54, #20 Claxton 48 
#4 Marion County (Bye)

Quarterfinals:

#5 Wilkinson County vs. #12 Clinch County
#4 Marion County vs. #13 Chattahoochee County

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First Round:

#10 Montgomery County 56, #23 Gordon Lee 48
#15 Dooly County 49, #18 Lanier County 47

Quarterfinals:

#7 Hancock Central vs. #10 Montgomery County
#2 Treutlen vs. #15 Dooly County

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First Round:

#11 Macon County 71, #22 Manchester 70
#14 Greene County 93, #19 Mt. Zion-Carroll 68 
Quarterfinals:

#6 Wilcox County vs. #11 Macon County
#3 Irwin County vs. #14 Greene County

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First Round:

#9 Mitchell County 61, #24 Macon County 39
#16 Pelham 50, #17 Trion 49
Quarterfinals:

#8 Clinch County vs. #9 Mitchell County
#1 Greenville vs. #16 Pelham
 

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First Round:

#12 Dooly County 51, #21 Stewart County 27
#13 Emanuel County Institute 43, #20 Commerce 40 
Quarterfinals:

#5 Wheeler County vs. #12 Dooly County
#4 Marion County vs. #13 ECI

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First Round:

#10 Central-Talbotton 81, #23 Quitman County 57 
#15 Turner County 62, #18 Lake Oconee Academy 42 

Quarterfinals:

#7 Georgia Military vs. #10 Central-Talbotton
#2 Telfair County vs. #15 Turner County

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First Round:

#11 Wilcox County 75, #22 Elite Scholars 73
#14 Towns County 76, #19 Lanier County 46 
Quarterfinals:

#6 Bowdon vs. #11 Wilcox County
#3 Calhoun County vs. #14 Towns County

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