Holiday basketball updates from Monday

Here’s a look at some of the results from the various holiday basketball tournaments across the state. 

Big South Shootout at Holy Innocents’: A schedule of 16 games spread over two gyms on one day greeted fans at Holy Innocents’ on Monday beginning at Gym 1 with the Mount Pisgah girls defeating Chattahoochee 44-29. In the second game, the Forest Park girls defeated North Cobb 54-29. In Game 3, Alabama’s Hoover defeated the Norcross girls 51-27. The hosting Holy Innocents’ girls defeated Mount Zion 64-46 in Game 4. Newton won 80-58 over East Coweta in Game 5 and TJ Clark’s 21 points led. Caleb Byrd finished with 19 points and Shawn Smith scored 11 points. In Game 6, North Gwinnett outlasted Therrell 66-63 after leading 39-26 at the half. JR Martin led the Bulldogs with 18 points. Jared Ivey and RJ Godfrey each scored 13 points. Kobe Jackson finished with 11 points and Brendan Rigsbee scored 10 points. 

In Gym 2 the day began at noon with Lovejoy’s 65-64 victory over Mountain View in overtime. Kayman Brown finished with 28 points, 10 rebounds and five steals for Lovejoy. In Game 2, Dacula defeated Morrow 73-65 and Khari Person led with 24 points and five rebounds. Gabe Omoregie scored 23 points and finished with 19 rebounds. Lamariyon Jordan scored 10 points with seven rebounds, five blocks and three steals. Carrollton beat Creekside 63-47 in Game 3. In Game 4, North Carolina program Quality Education beat Meadowcreek 73-39 fueled by a full-court press. In Game 5, Parkview beat Peachtree Ridge 63-61 and Miles Kelly led with 23 points. Jason Edwards and CJ Daniels each finished with 18 points. In the final game between teams from Georgia in Gym 2, Carver defeated South Gwinnett 41-40 and Mason Lockhart and Tamiyus Butler led with 10 points each. 

Lake City Classic at Allatoona: Tennessee program Evangelical Christian defeated hosting Allatoona 70-57 to win the championship and Cam Jones garnered MVP honors with a 30-point performance in the finals. In the third place game, Kennesaw Mountain defeated Walton 37-35. In the fifth place game, Tennessee school Alcoa defeated Duluth 61-57. Booker T. Washington took seventh place in the tournament. Kam Jones and Hadden Burgess (Evangelical Christian), Isaiah Logan and Kevin Taylor (Allatoona), Taishawn Cates (Alcoa), DeMariontay Hall (Washington), Trent Gordon (Duluth), Perry Robinson (Kennesaw) and David Sickles (Walton) were listed on the All-Tournament team. 

Lanierland at Cherokee Bluff: The Gainesville boys captured the program’s fourth-straight Lanierland tournament title after a 74-52 victory over West Hall. The North Hall girls team returned to glory with its first tournament championship since 2009 after beating Lakeview Academy 66-58. Grace Hollifield took MVP honors for the North Hall girls. 

Deep South Classic at Brookwood: Gwinnett teams reigned supreme in the Deep South Classic as the Mill Creek boys and Collins Hill girls captured the titles. Eden Sample garnered MVP honors for Collins Hill after its 89-45 victory over Madison County. Zion Wimby, who finished with 26 points, was named MVP for Mill Creek after its 71-63 victory over Providence Day NC. In the third place game, the Johns Creek boys defeated Collins Hill 72-71. In the fifth place girls game, Mill Creek beat M.L. King 44-43.  

Notable results: In the Pope Hounds Holiday Hoops Classic, Cherokee’s boys team defeated Westminster 60-42 to win the tournament. The victory marked the 500th for head coach Roger Kvam. … In the Arby’s Classic, the Southwest DeKalb boys defeated Tennessee’s Sevier County 56-39. … In the St. Pius X Christmas Classic, New York program Canisius defeated the host Golden Lions 69-56. … In the Battle of Buckhead, Greenforest’s boys defeated Galloway 66-57. … In the Adairsville Ace Christmas Clash, Trion beat Woodland-Cartersville 64-58. …. In the NXT LVL Hoopfest in Nashville, Pace Academy defeated Tennessee school Christ Presbyterian 83-65. … In the King of the Smokies Tournament in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, North Murray defeated Cumberland County, Tenn. 59-56. … In the LaGrange Toyota Classic, Drew Charter beat Newnan 59-50. … In the Round Ball Classic in Charleston, SC, Maryland team Bishop Walsh beat Greater Atlanta Christian 59-53. … On the girls side, Russell County, Ala. defeated Northside-Columbus 61-37 in a Christmas Tournament. … Stratford beat Union Grove in the Tattnall Holiday Tournament. … In the McDonalds Shootout at Hart County, South Carolina school Belton-Honea Path beat Berkmar 51-14. … In the Rocky Holiday Classic, Ohio school Magnificat beat Roswell 73-36. … In the Muscogee Christmas Tournament, Banneker defeated Jordan 55-22. … In the Pope Hounds Holiday Hoops Classic, Etowah beat Wheeler 53-42 and Pope beat Centennial 62-31. … In the Morris Bank Holiday Tournament, Baldwin beat Fitzgerald 73-67. … In the Battle of Buckhead, Denmark beat Alabama school Pinson Valley 59-55 and Woodward beat May River, SC 52-37. … In the Pickens Christmas Tournament, Coahulla Creek beat Kennesaw Mountain 46-40 and Pickens beat Lassiter 76-23. … 

See the rest of the scores below.


Alcovy 65, Arabia Mountain 50

Bishop Walsh MD 59, Greater Atlanta Christian 53

Bowdon 84, Haralson County 51

Brentwood Academy 59, Mt. Bethel Christian Academy 50

Buford 61, Banks County 43

Calhoun 66, Collegedale Aca. TN 59

Canisius NY 69, St. Pius X 56

Charlotte Cath. NC 68, Chapel Hill 60

Cherokee 60, Westminster 42

Chestatee 69, East Hall 44

Christian Heritage 60, Bradley Central TN 51

Clinch County 68, Brooks County 65

Columbia 66, Jones FL 58

Commerce 46, Jackson County 39

Covenant Aca. 75, Strong Rock Christian 26

Crawford County 72, Crisp County 70

Dalton 76, Southeast Whitfield 40

Douglass 52, Coosa 47

Drew Charter 59, Newnan 50

Druid Hills 64, Mary Persons 62

Dublin 74, Toombs County 30

Etowah 70, Forsyth Central 51

First Presbyterian 70, Eagle's Landing Christian 61

Freedom Christian NC 57, Westlake 44

Galloway School 59, Athens Academy 42

Grovetown 68, Jones County 62

Habersham Central 61, Oconee County 54

Johns Creek 72, Collins Hill 71

Lassiter 67, Pickens 43

Lovejoy 65, Mountain View 64

Mill Creek 71, Providence Day NC 63

Milton 69, United Faith NC 52

Mt. Pisgah Christian 42, Hillgrove 38

Newton 80, East Coweta 68

North Gwinnett 66, Therrell 63

North Hall 73, Lakeview Academy 44

North Murray 59, Cumberland County TN 56

Pace Academy 83, Christ Presb. TN 65

Parkview 63, Peachtree Ridge 61

Pope 67, South Forsyth 61

Seminole County 54, Arnold FL 52

Smoky Mountain TN 68, Rabun County 56

Sonoraville 76, Excel Christian 36

Southwest DeKalb 56, Sevier County TN 39

Treutlen 69, Irwin County 62

Trion 64, Woodland-Cartersville 58

Union Grove 58, Stratford Academy 39

Upson-Lee 78, Fitzgerald 62

West Forsyth 90, Metrolina Christ. NC 62

Worth County 56, Dodge County 52


Americus-Sumter 69, East Coweta 42

Athens Academy 51, Archbishop Carroll DC 47

Baldwin 73, Fitzgerald 67

Banneker 55, Jordan 22

Calhoun 65, Heritage-Catoosa 46

Cass 71, Trion 44

Cedar Shoals 48, Lamar County 35

Clinch County 63, Brooks County 31

Coahulla Creek 46, Kennesaw Mountain 40

Cookeville TN 60, Dutchtown 13

Dacula 66, Dobyns-Bennett TN 54

Denmark 59, Pinson Valley AL 55

Druid Hills 48, Crawford County 25

Eastside 52, Heard County 41

Etowah 53, Wheeler 42

Father Ryan TN 35, St. Pius X 18

Forsyth Central 75, Johns Creek 46

George Walton Academy 44, Lincoln County 17

Gilmer 60, Boyd-Buchanan TN 25

Greenforest 66, Galloway School 57

Habersham Central 37, Oconee County 33

Hapeville Charter 54, Redan 42

Harris County 52, Columbus 24

Harrison 63, Muhlenberg Co. KY 46

Holy Innocents' 64, Mt. Zion-Jonesboro 46

Hoover, AL 51, Norcross 27

Jackson County 38, Commerce 34

Jones County 45, Laney 44

Kell 54, Hillgrove 41

Magnificat OH 73, Roswell 36

Mosley FL 67, Seminole County 47

North Cobb Christian 42, Walker 40

Northeast-Macon 67, Monticello 39

Pickens 76, Lassiter 23

Pope 62, Centennial 31

Providence Day NC 51, Brookwood 38

Rabun County 77, Smoky Mountain TN 57

Sonoraville 42, Darlington 31

South Forsyth 57, David Crockett TN 54

South Paulding 44, Sneads High School, FL 27

Starr's Mill 50, Pace FL 40

Stratford Academy 52, Union Grove 41

Temple 39, Paulding County 21

Tucker 47, Westside-Macon 33

Villa Rica 69, Rockmart 53

Wade Hampton SC 32, South Gwinnett 31

Walton 54, Apalachee 16

Westlake 71, Bradley Central TN 41

Westminster 54, Battle Ground TN 39

Woodward Academy 52, May River SC 37

Worth County 61, Dodge County 41

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