Saturday basketball scores

There was no shortage of high school basketball around the state today. Here are some highlights from Saturday’s boys and girls basketball games.

For the girls, class AAAAAAA top-dog Westlake took on class AAAAA first-ranked Buford. The Lions bested the Wolves 58-51 to give them their 19th win of the season and keep their undefeated streak alive. The Cherokee Warriors nabbed their 19th win of the season as well with a 68-60 victory over the Sequoyah Chiefs. Leading the offense was Senior Lacie McCoy who paced the team with 17 points. Class AAAAAA third-ranked Northview had a strong defensive outing against region opponent North Atlanta. The Titans held the Warriors to single digit points on their way to a 54-7 win to remain undefeated in region 7. The Rockmart Yellowjackets put up a huge 27-point fourth quarter performance after being down by one heading into the quarter to steal a 71-59 win over Chattooga, giving them their 8th region win of the season. Valdosta boasted a strong 62-43 win over Lee County to extend their region record to 4-0. Morgan County continued to build on its strong weekend with a 68-57 win over Newton. Leading the Bulldogs offense was Senior Miranda Powell, who put up a tremendous 25 points on her birthday while Junior Tamia Benford scored 20.

For the boys, class AAA Morgan County strung together a 24-point fourth quarter comeback to best the Newton Rams and extend their win streak to 15. Class AAAAAA top-ranked Coffee claimed a second win against Brunswick with a hefty 43-point second half. The Trojans now await their upcoming match against Houston County for a chance to remain undefeated in region 1. In class AAA, Carver-Columbus and Americus-Sumter face-off for the third time this season, splitting the series between the two first games. Tied 46-46 at the end of regulation, the Tigers outscored the Panthers 6-3 to take the series and remain undefeated in region 1. St. Francis stepped onto the court undefeated in class A-Private region 6B. The Knights were paired against a Mt. Bethel Christian team that gave them a hard-fought battle in December, but ultimately lost by two following a 28-point fourth quarter performance from St. Francis. This go-around, The Eagles were able to come out on top 76-71 to serve St. Francis its first region loss of the season.

Saturday Final Scores

Boys

Appling County 65, Bacon County 44

Bainbridge 71, Veterans 69

Berrien 66, Cook 36

Blessed Trinity 88, Forsyth Central 47

Brookstone 48, Mt. Vernon Presbyterian 45

Butler 79, Burke County 52

Calhoun 56, Dalton 38

Cambridge 80, Johns Creek 50

Cartersville 61, Cedartown 47

Carver-Columbus 52, Americus-Sumter 49

Chattahoochee 96, Dunwoody 75

Chattooga 80, Rockmart 48

Clinch County 70, Telfair County 57

Coffee 73, Brunswick 66

Covenant Christian 67, Alleluia Community 50

Creekside 64, Northgate 55

Darlington 51, Excel Christian 43

Dooly County 68, Perry 60

Druid Hills 71, Clarkston 58

Dublin 75, Twiggs County 43

Early County 40, Seminole County 36

Fitzgerald 58, Brooks County 43

Georgia Military 49, Lincoln County 34

Glynn Academy 49, Camden County 35

Gordon Lee 70, North Cobb Christian 53

Greene County 73, Warren County 65

Harris County 67, Manchester 62

Henry County 60, Hampton 40

Heritage-Catoosa 50, Ringgold 45

Howard 52, First Presbyterian 31

Jackson 68, Mary Persons 65

John Milledge 52, Augusta Prep Day 38

Johnson-Gainesville 51, West Hall 50

LaGrange 53, Central-Carroll 39

Landmark Christian 90, Paideia 48

Lanier County 79, Echols County 52

Lee County 70, Valdosta 58

Lithia Springs 62, Riverwood 57

Loganville 58, George Walton Academy 46

McNair 65, Cross Keys 17

Miller Grove 68, Tucker 63

Morgan County 56, Newton 51

Morrow 70, Westside-Jacksonville 66

Mt. Bethel Christian Academy 76, St. Francis 71

Mt. Zion, Carroll 78, Bowdon 60

Mundy's Mill 79, B.E.S.T. Academy 40

North Atlanta 52, Northview 38

Northeast-Macon 54, Central-Macon 52

Northwest Whitfield 78, Model 33

Our Lady of Mercy 73, Strong Rock Christian 51

Pace Academy 57, North Springs 25

Parkview 63, Cedar Shoals 61

Paulding County 64, Woodland-Cartersville 60

Pelham 53, Chattahoochee County 50

Pope 60, Alpharetta 51

Prince Avenue 60, Athens Christian 55

Rome 91, East Paulding 86

Savannah Country Day 71, Benedictine 68

Shaw 53, Columbus 49

South Paulding 67, New Manchester 64

Southeast Bulloch 85, Screven County 46

Southeast Whitfield 61, Adairsville 54

St. Anne Pacelli 71, Baker County 31

Starr's Mill 46, Whitewater 34

Stewart County 85, Webster County 55

Stockbridge 61, Lovejoy 52

Swainsboro 75, Liberty County 71

Tattnall County 68, Claxton 53

Tattnall Square 42, Locust Grove 40

Treutlen 42, Calvary Day 36

Tri-Cities 80, Langston Hughes 67

Trion 55, Christian Heritage 53

Troup 66, Chapel Hill 53

Upson-Lee 59, Taylor County 42

Walker 71, Mt. Paran Christian 41

Washington County at Baldwin, late

Wayne County 66, Pierce County 55

West Laurens 75, East Laurens 59

Westover 69, Northside-Columbus 47

Wilkinson County 71, Macon County 40

Girls

Baldwin 60, Washington County 56

Brantley County 53, Charlton County 35

Brunswick 49, Coffee 25

Burke County 55, Butler 39

Carver-Columbus 77, Americus-Sumter 54

Cedartown 46, Cartersville 45

Central Gwinnett 81, Stockbridge 32

Central-Macon 38, Northeast-Macon 30

Chapel Hill 42, Troup 41

Cherokee 68, Sequoyah 60

Christian Heritage 50, Trion 44

Cook 44, Berrien 31

Dalton 63, Calhoun 51

Douglass 51, Grady 42

Drew 54, Riverdale 34

Druid Hills 44, Clarkston 28

Dunwoody 58, Chattahoochee 43

Early County 77, Seminole County 29

Fitzgerald 89, Brooks County 35

Flowery Branch 64, Marist 48

Forsyth Central 64, Blessed Trinity 55

Georgia Military 57, Lincoln County 37

Glynn Academy 64, Camden County 38

Gordon Lee 55, North Cobb Christian 22

Greenville 60, Central-Talbotton 59

Hardaway 65, Cairo 55

Henry County 67, Hampton 13

Heritage-Catoosa 54, Ringgold 51

Heritage-Conyers 53, Salem 40

Johns Creek 44, Cambridge 33

Johnson County 56, Jenkins County 33

King's Ridge 57, Mt. Pisgah Christian 24

LaGrange 46, Central-Carroll 42

Lanier County 59, Echols County 52

Lithia Springs 28, Riverwood 20

Locust Grove 72, Tattnall Square 42

  1. L. King 81, Carver-Atlanta 24

Model 63, Northwest Whitfield 61

Morgan County 68, Newton 57

Mt. de Sales 37, Academy For Classical Education 16

Mt. Paran Christian 63, Walker 17

New Manchester 79, South Paulding 17

North Murray 47, Darlington 43

Northview 54, North Atlanta 7

Ola 44, Atlanta International 41

Paideia 63, Landmark Christian 44

Parkview 51, Cedar Shoals 37

Pelham 62, Chattahoochee County 13

Pope 59, Alpharetta 58

Prince Avenue 40, Athens Christian 21

Ridgeland 69, Oakwood Christian 56

Rockmart 71, Chattooga 59

Rome 76, East Paulding 29

Shaw 75, Columbus 51

Southeast Whitfield 48, Adairsville 34

St. Francis 50, Dillard, FL 48

Strong Rock Christian 48, Our Lady of Mercy 16

Swainsboro 63, Liberty County 27

Tattnall County 56, Claxton 22

Telfair County 76, Clinch County 47

Temple 40, Pepperell 38

Thomson 49, East Jackson 40

Twiggs County 55, Dublin 49

Upson-Lee 71, Taylor County 24

Valdosta 62, Lee County 43

Villa Rica 71, Cass 47

Warner Robins 55, Northside-Warner Robins 54

Wayne County 56, Pierce County 38

Wesleyan 70, Centennial 31

Westlake 58, Buford 51

Wheeler County 72, Montgomery County 41

Winder-Barrow 51, Monroe Area 31

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